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Front Range Alpacas LLC

Enjoying Retirement after alpaca breeding for 16 years

Lucy & Charles Farrar
P.O. Box 9
Monument, CO 80132
719-488-0986
719-646-5808 Feb.-April
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Fiber/Scientific Data

2007Micron Count: AFD 18.7; SD 3.6; CV 19.3; & >30=0.6
2006Micron Count: AFD 18.5; SD 3.2;CV only 17.6 & >30 only 0.4

Best of the Best!!

Snowmass Enlightenment Partial Interest

Huacaya, Male, Proven | Medium Rose Grey

ARI# 1238747, D.O.B. 12/1/2004 (11 yrs), 3/4 Peruvian, 1/4 Chilean

Sire:
Snowmass XXXtreme  
| ARI# 830297  | Light Brown  |

Dam:
Snowmass Silver Star  
| ARI# 830286  | Medium Silver Grey  |

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Description

This outstanding rose gray male took Blue and Reserve at AOBA 2009 at the age of 54 months!! This followed right on the heels of his Championship at the 2009 Kentucky Classic. To quote the breeder/former owner: If you could put all the best performing, most unique blend of genetics into one Stud for the most advanced color breeding program...that's exactly what Snowmass did and the result is nothing short of magnificent!!

It starts with his sire, Snowmass XXXtreme, a brown male out of the renowned Snowmass Royal Rose, a Hemingway son. Pair that with a MSG female, Snowmass Silver Star, out of Snowmass Casanova, a Bueno son, and Sir Winston's Sunstar from the revered Australian breeding program of Roger Haldane.

Snowmass Alpacas' entire gray genetic program is in this unbelievable Gray stud. To quote Julie and Don Skinner: If we were to have a Royal grey line of alpacas, Enlightenment is what it would take to get us there!!

His first crias arrived at Snowmass in the late summer of 2009...see the photo they sent to us and the cria's outstanding fleece! In 2010, at the Futurity, his son Snowmass Enlightened took Blue and Reserve Champion Gray!!

Enlightenment is resident in Colorado at Front Range Alpacas LLC from June through August. For any of our breedings, we gladly extend time payments without interest, providing the fee is entirely paid before the cria is born.

His crias born at FRA are fantastic and his daughters are now winning in the show ring this fall, bringing ribbons to their new owners. FRA Razzberry won Blue & Champion at the 2012 TXOLaN show and Blue/Champion fleece at the same show! WOW

Our 50% of Enlightenment is sold and he will be leaving Colorado for the last time in August. Book your females NOW!!

Awards

Reserve Gray Male Champion, 2009 AOBA National Show
Blue 2+ Gray Male, 2009 AOBA National Show
Champion Gray Male, 2009 Kentucky Classic
Blue 2+ Gray Male, 2009 Kentucky Classic
2nd Buckeye Alpaca Show 1+ gray males
1st International Alpaca Odessey Mature Gray Males
3rd AOBA National Halter Show 2+ gray males 2008
Blue (1st) International Alpaca Odessey 2008
Blue (1st) AOBA National Fleece Show 2008
Champion Gray Male, AWE 2008
3rd International Alpaca Odysey 2007
2nd AOBA National Fleece Show Rose Gray Males 2007
Blue (1st) & Champion AWE Fleece Show 2007
Blue (1st) Northwest Alpaca Showcase 2005
Blue (1st) International Alpaca Odessey 2007 Fleece

Financing Terms

Our Ultimate Retirement Sale has almost ended, with 82 alpacas sold in the past 18 months. Many breeders and newcomers have availed themselves of our widely diverse bloodlines and fabulous package prices. While we will not be operating an active farm after the 2012 breeding season, we remain attentive via email and phone to the needs of our buyers. Males will be in residence during the summer/fall 2012 only and selection is subject to sale.

Requirements: 15% down, zero interest, with 3 years to pay at your own pace. Insurance required to cover the balance owed. Buyer may take possession as soon as insurance is in place and contract is completed.

Updated 6/6/2012