— The Openherd Team

Island Alpaca Co. of Martha's Vineyard

Breeding for Excellence

Barbara Ronchetti
1 Head of the Pond RoadVineyard Haven , MA 02568
Fax: 508-693-5554

Snowmass Nova Grandson!

Estrada's Eclipse of Island Alpaca

Huacaya, Male, Unproven | Medium Brown

ARI# 32116786   D.O.B. 6/16/2011 (7 yrs), 5/8 Peruvian, 3/8 Chilean

CT Estrada 

8x Champ, 8x Champion, 30+ Blue Ribbons!

CT Estrada

Huacaya, Male, Proven, Medium Fawn, Full Peruvian
ARI# 30522619 | DOB: 10/5/2006
The biggest news yet, are the results we are finding for what Estrada has been producing...Not just the fact that he is giving us the gift of color, but that his cria this and last year, are all super fine (see below), and have terrific conformation. The results from the Yocom-McColl Testing laboratories, have shown the most incredible results. Some examples of his offspring that revealed the following Micron (AFD):

Estrada's Hot Shot, Medium Brown, 12.9 ~ Estrada's Bosco, Light Brown, 13....
| ARI# 30522619  | Medium Fawn 

Nova's Twilight 

Snowmass Nova Daughter!

Nova's Twilight

Huacaya, Female, Proven, Bay Black, 1/2 Peruvian, 1/2 Chilean
ARI# 851112 | DOB: 7/16/2003
SALE! (Reduced from $8,000)

Twilight is a presence on the pasture, very big-boned, and statuesque.

Her lineage leaves little to be desired, Sired by Snowmass Nova and Shadz of Midnight.

She is an attentive mother, a terrific milker, and has given us beautiful, healthy cria without event. Each one was over 18 pounds at birth with very strong IgG levels.

Her maternal, half-sister, Snowmass Midnight's Gold had a cria that was the highest selling maiden female in the world, for its time...
| ARI# 851112  | Bay Black 

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Eclipse wins the blue at the National Champions' Alpaca Spin-Off Show in 2013!

Eclipse has very fine fleece that is uniform and nicely dense. A beautiful brown color! He's got a great conformation and a perfect bite. A great phenotype Eclipse has with a lovely top-knot.

Eclipse has a fantastic genetic line! His sire is CT Estrada who has won multiple champions and blues. His dam is Nova's Twilight and her sire is the well known Snowmass Nova. Eclipse has some great genetics!

For more information or photos please email us at info@islandalpaca.com.


2013 National Champions' Alpaca Spin-Off: First Place - Huacaya Brown

Financing Terms

We offer FREE financing for up to 12 months with a one-fourth down and timely minimum quarterly payments. Alpacas financed longer than one year will be agreed upon in advance, for up to two years, at a fair market rate. Ownership of alpaca shall be transferred upon payment in full. We will be happy to talk about alternative financing that works for you. There are many options available. Let us know what works best for you!

Updated 3/13/2016