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Kitt H.
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Fiber/Scientific Data

05/02/201519.5 AFD / 4.0 SD / 20.4% CV / 98.7% CF
05/09/201416.6 AFD / 3.8 SD / 23.1% CV / 100% CF

Phenomenal Appaloosa!!

Que Sera's Kubota

Huacaya, Male, Unproven | Beige, Medium Fawn

AOA# 32550115   D.O.B. 8/30/2013 (6 yrs), Full Peruvian

Sire:
Altair's Vito 

4x Champ, Championship Genetics

Altair's Vito

Huacaya, Male, Proven, Dark Fawn, 7/8 Peruvian
ARI# 851895 | DOB: 11/20/2003
NOT FOR SALE RETIRED FROM BREEDING

Vito has a fine bright fleece, butter soft with crimp from his nose to his toes. He has magnificent coverage and a density that is really remarkable. He has stunning conformation and a gorgeous, typey head. He also is a gentle soul with a sweet disposition. Vito uniformly throws his density and well organized lock structure. We have a splendid variety of colors in Vito offspring - he tends to throw the dam's color although not in every case and he thr...
| AOA# 851895  | Dark Fawn 

Dam:
BA Peruvian Calliope 
| AOA# 30657670  | Medium Silver Grey 

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Description

This is the boy I had been waiting for. The only problem with him was that he was on the other side of the country, but he was just too good to pass up -- all of the parts were there. Thus, arrangements were made, and 'Bota came East.

How awesome is 'Bota? Well, let's start with his lineage, since that was what really hooked me. His sire, Altair's Vito, is a multiple-champion and proven champion producer. Even more impressive than that is the fact that one of these championships was for fleece … At GWAS – one of the largest shows in the country … For his 66 month fleece! A son of CL9 Altair, Vito's genetics are uncommon on the east coast, and he is a total outcross to all of our herd. It was 'Bota's dam, though, that really caught my attention. A classic harlequin, Calliope had also taken a color championship – for her solid grey fleece – at GWAS. Her lineage traces back to one of the best true appaloosas of all time, Curly Calib, a descendent of the great Peruvian Platinum. So: Fleece champion, bred to fleece champion – we are stacking the deck in favor of some serious prepotency for killer fleece.

Not shockingly, “killer fleece” is one of 'Bota's defining characteristics. He is possessed of terrific brightness, excellent fineness (16.6 AFD on his first shearing) and uniformity. His biopsy results confirm this (please see "Histogram" page). He has a high-frequency, high-amplitude crimp style which is consistent throughout his blanket, and excellent fleece organization. His fleece is abundant, with great apparent density despite his fineness. His fleece has been shown three times and received a blue ribbon each time.

… Not that the rest of him wouldn't rock the show ring as well. In addition to his fleece, Kubota is a solidly-built, stocky boy with heavy bone and terrific substance. His conformation is perfect. He has the heavyset, compact build that I find most ideal in alpacas, with an ideal tie of his neck and shoulder and flowing lines. His coverage is outrageous – he has fiber absolutely everywhere on his body, including his toes and his muzzle – and he has a beautiful, typey head.

A shy juvenile, 'Bota has matured into a very assertive male. He matured rapidly, with excellent reproductive development – another trait that we value in alpacas – and began his breeding career before his second birthday, getting it right on his very first try! Despite this, he is a sweetie who loves people.

Kubota's offspring have started to arrive, and ... Oh. My. Goodness. Spots. And fleece. And wow.

Kubota is closed to outside breedings. This is a special boy ...

Awards

Carolina Alpaca Celebration - Fleece - 2015 (1st shearing)
AOA National Fleece Conference - Fleece - 2015 (2nd shearing)
Showtacular Fleece Show - 2015 (2nd shearing)
AOA National Fleece Conference - Fleece 2016 (3rd shearing)

Offspring

ARI#    D.O.B. 8/29/2018  (1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| Beige, Unproven
Sire: Que Sera's Kubota
Dam: Hidden Hill Present Perfect
Okay, so ... Bred one of my best beige females to a Tuxedo grey male. That breeding produced one of my favorite Tuxedo grey cria to date. Beig...

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Spotted Kubota daughter
ARI#    D.O.B. 5/31/2017  (2 yrs)
Huacaya, Female| Beige, Light Fawn, Unproven
Sire: Que Sera's Kubota
Dam: AAR Nova's Georgia
Curious Georgian? ... Well, yes. You see, Georgian is one of the first two offspring of our elite Appaloosa herdsire, Que Sera's Kubota. Both were...

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Holy Harlequin, Batman
ARI#    D.O.B. 9/19/2017  (2 yrs)
Huacaya, Male| Medium Fawn, True Black, Full Peruvian, Unproven
Sire: Que Sera's Kubota
Dam: Ray of Sunshine WP
Soooo This is the first Harlequin offspring of our elite Appaloosa herdsire, Que Sera's Kubota, and his fourth (out of four!) spotted cria. He ...

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I. Am. Elite. Appaloosa.
ARI#    D.O.B. 8/22/2017  (2 yrs)
Huacaya, Male| Beige, Medium Fawn, Dark Fawn, Unproven
Sire: Que Sera's Kubota
Dam: Skyeview Sassafras
His mommy is a Harlequin who is undefeated at halter. His daddy is an Appaloosa who is undefeated in fleece (never shown at halter). ... He is t...

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Updated 8/31/2017