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Island Alpaca Company of Martha's Vineyard
Breeding for Excellence on Martha's Vineyard
Barbara Ronchetti
1 Head of the Pond Road
Martha's Vineyard
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
Type:  Male Huacaya
Status:  Unproven

Birthdate:  6/7/2011
Heritage:   7/8 Peruvian

Registration: ARI Registered
ARI #:  31851602
Color:  Medium Brown

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Audrey's Little Hottie   


Light Brown, 3084290, 1/8 Chilean, 7/8 Peruvian


Audrey's Hottie is the culmination of two well known and well respected breeding programs here in the Northeast. She is a wonderful animal terrific disposition, good density, and a high frequency crimp-style.

Mariah Alpacas and Mirage all had a hand in creating this incredible gem. Earlah's MA Lady Collina bred under the discriminating eye of Audrey Rhoades to HHF Kenamori's Felipe produced this outstanding hembra.
Audrey's Hottie is also a bundle of energy. She is the first to greet, and is incredibly social, often used as the alpaca "spokes-person" for our "Meet and Greet" with the public.

Hottie gave birth to her first offspring, May 20, 2010. Estrada's Hanne, a light brown female cria, with a solid, and very dense soft blanket, with a stong Igg. We were so pleased with the result of the Estrada / Hottie pairing, we did it again!

She is an extremely attentive mother, with plenty of milk-- always communicating with her baby, never letting her cria out o

  Chase Tavern Estrada  
    Medium Fawn, 30522619, Full Peruvian  

NEWS FLASH: Our well decorated herdsire Estrada, won again, not only in his age group, of mature males, but took the big win in the entire color class of all ages, at the 2010 TxOLAN Alpaca Spectacular Spin-Off Competition! He was judged the best of fifteen other alpaca, even the youngest of animals! Up against some stiff competition! What an accomplishment! Bravo Estrada!

Estrada is a well-balanced male from 2 top parents. His Sire. With his 2010 shearing, Estrada had over 10 pounds of fleece, which is an incredible 6+% of his overall body weight! Alpaca judge, Wade Gease has said about Estrada, "He is the "complete package". Very nice fleece style and crimp formation throughout. He has kept his fineness/softness." Also, recently, Judge David Barboza has said about Estrada: "His architecture and density is incredible! Spot on!" And Alpaca Fleece Judge, Cheryl Gehly has written: "Wow! Fine with great character! Quite uniform for micron." "Beautiful Fleece: fine, bright, well org



  Micron Count
2011: AFD: 12.9, SD: 3.3, CV: 25.4%, %>30u: 0.5, SF: 13.1, MC: 42.6, SDC: 30.8, CF: 99.5%
2014: AFD: 23.1, SD: 4.9, CV: 21.3%, %>30u: 8.7


Estrada's Hot Shot of ISLANDALPACA

Listed by Barbara Ronchetti of Vineyard Haven, MA

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Hot Shot won First Place at the Big E Alpaca Fleece Show in 2014, as well as the special award for Best Crimp and the Dark Color Championship!

Estrada's Hot Shot has the fleece! Very fine, at 12.9 micron in 2011, and uniform. He has tight stable and a high frequency crimp. He has a great phenotype, which includes a healthy top knot, and his conformation and bite are fabulous! His sire CT Estrada has won multiple champions and blues!

In addition, Hot Shot, is another one of our sweet alpacas. He's fantastic on a halter and is incredibly easy to handle. He will come up to you and rub his nose with yours and all his siblings: Hanne, Hunter, Holmes and even his dam Hottie, do the same!

Judge comments:

2016 Southern Select Spin-Off judge Judy Keske commented: "Very pretty color. A nice rich brown."

Fiber Criteria Highlights: 1st Impression, 4 out of 5. Uniformity of Length, 4 out of 5 possible points.

2015 Big E Alpaca Fleece Show - Judge Stephanie Glyptis commented: "Maintaining fineness well for age."

Fleece Score Highlights: Micron, 6.5 out of 8. Length, 6 out of 7. Color, 5 out of 5 possible points. ?

2015 Southern Select Alpaca Show Spin-Off judge Judy Maxwell commented: "Deep color, nice luster, soft fine fiber. Nice fine fiber. Very shiny, great luster."

Fiber Criteria Highlights: 1st Impression, 4 out of 5. Absence of Guard Hair, 5 out of 5. Uniformity of Length, 5 out of 5. Uniformity of Micron, 5 out 5 possible point.

Spinning Criteria Highlights: Ease of Carding, 4 out of 5. Ease of Drafting, 7 out 8. Ease of Spinning, 9 out of 10 possible points.

Yarn Criteria Highlights: First Impression, 5 out of 6. Usability, 6 out of 7. Brightness/Luster, 6 out of 6. Handle, 5 out of 6 possible points.

Hot Shot scored a 86/100 with his fleece! Very Good!

2014 VAOBA Alpaca Expo - Judge Ursula Munro commented: "This soft fleece is maintaining excellent brightness into maturity. Very uniform! Impressive!"

Fleece Score Highlights: Fineness/Handle, 18.5 out of 20. Length, 6.5 out of 7. Color, 4.5 out of 5 possible points.

2014 Green Mountain Alpaca Fall Spectacular Show - Judge Cheryl Gehly commented: "Good fineness mid side and brightness throughout!"

  Awards Received
2015 Big E Alpaca Fleece Show: Dark Reserve Champion.

2014 Big E Alpaca Fleece Show: Dark Color Champion

2014 Big E Alpaca Fleece Show: Best Crimp

2018 Big E Alpaca Show: 1st Place - Halter Huacaya Full Fleece Dark Classic Male (5 & Older)

2016 Southern Select Spin-Off: First Place

2014 Big E Alpaca Fleece Show: First Place, 1/5

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This listing was last updated on 12/22/2018 [Report a Descrepancy on this listing]


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