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Man in the Moon Farm LLC

Shooting for alpaca STARS in fleece and conformation!

Mark Edmonds + Brenda Landes
16108 JOHNS CREEK RDNEW CASTLE, VA 24127
540.309.8568
540.309.8388
alpaca for sale

WP Elite Delilah as 2015 Yearling

The Best of the Best and Making Them!

WP Elite DelilahBred

Huacaya, Female, Proven | Light Fawn

AOA# 32691771   D.O.B. 11/1/2013 (7 yrs) (Due Date: 11/26/2021), 7/8 Peruvian, 1/8 Chilean

Sire:
THE ELITE MAXIMUS 
| AOA# 832798  | White  |

Dam:
Inca Trail's Autumn Delaney 
| AOA# 30590519  | Dark Fawn  |
Service Sire:
CCNF Tristan  
| AOA# 35370239  | Beige  |

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Description

5th shearing: Grade 1 Ultra Fine Royal Baby fleece with a comfort factor close to 100%! And this beautiful female's given us four stellar offspring, -- all show string quality: two are banner winners; one achieved 1st place at AOA National show and will show more; and the last one was just born on 6/1/20. WP Elite Delilah will stay in our foundation herd...but there's always a price, right? She's one of the best out there, and she's maintaining incredible fleece stats with a Spin Fineness of 17.7 microns at 5 years old as a breeding female!

If you are looking for the very best, Delilah's offspring are absolutely what you should consider...at least one of them, anyway!

Delilah's 2020 female cria, Arielle, may follow in the footsteps of her half sister, Venus. Arielle is another knockout! Her 2019 cria, Orion, was awarded 1st place at the AOA National Show and has so far accumulated 4 Blue Ribbons. He's going to be another showstopper! Too bad the Spring 2020 show season was cut short by COVID. Her Fall 2017 cria, Venus, is a real showstopper that took two Reserve Championships at her first show. Her 2016 male cria, Prometheus, also won a Color Championship, and has just started breeding as a herdsire on MMFA's stud row. We have no doubt Delilah can produce the best of the best of the best based on her first three crias.

Please also look at MMFA Elite Maxine if you like what you see here. Maxine is likely to duplicate some of these same qualities, as she is a half sister to WP Elite Delilah that's looking very promising, and she has amazing fleece stats to back it up. And, then of course, there's Delilah's 2017 offspring Venus Rising. But, guess what? Not sure I want to part with her either, especially since her incredible sire, Snowmass Legend Rising, is no longer with us. He's one we definitely would have taken Delilah back to.

Delilah is out of the renowned stud, The Elite Maximus. At 13 years old his 2014 histogram was less than 19 microns! And that fineness was incredibly uniform, with a comfort factor of close to 100%. Wow!! The Elite Maximus was one of those few animals to possess instant name recognition in the alpaca world. His reputation as a herdsire, and before that, in the show ring, was second to none. Sadly, The Elite Maximus suddenly passed away in the Fall of 2016. Delilah is one of his elite progeny.

Delilah has been exposed to CCNF Tristan, a 2x Judges Choice, 16x Champion, for a Fall 2021 cria.

Awards

DELILAH'S SHOW RECORD:
THIRD PLACE MABA CELEBRATION 2014, MD (BEHIND CHAMPION & RESERVE CHAMPION!)
VAOBA EXPO 2014, VA (LEVEL IV, EXTREMELY COMPETITIVE CLASS OF 12)
AOA NATIONALS 2015, NE
MAPACA JUBILEE 2015, PA (LEVEL V, CLASS OF 9)
DELILAH HAS SPECTACULAR FLEECE. JUDGE'S COMMENTS INDICATED THAT HER PLACEMENT BELOW OTHERS IN HER CLASS WAS DUE TO LESS DENSITY THAN THOSE ABOVE HER. WE CAN ATTEST THAT SHE CURRENTLY HAS AMAZING DENSITY AND IS MAINTAINING HER FINENESS, AS A BREEDING FEMALE. FAWN CLASSES ARE SOME OF THE TOUGHEST COMPETITION IN THE ALPACA INDUSTRY.
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HER OFFSPRING, LF MALE, MAN IN THE MOON'S PROMETHEUS:
2017 MAPACA JUBILEE - JUDGE SHARON LONER - LF MALE JUVIE (@ 6.4 MONTHS OLD!)
2017 EMPIRE SHOWTACULAR - JUDGE PETER KENNEDY - LF MALE YEARLING
2017 VAOBA VIRGINIA ALPACA & FIBER FESTIVAL - JUDGE JILL MACLEOD - LF MALE YEARLING
COLOR CHAMPION & 1ST PLACE 2018 CAROLINA ALPACA CELEBRATION - JUDGE AMANDA VANDENBOSH - LF MALE
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HER OFFSPRING, WH FEMALE, MMFA VENUS RISING:
COLOR CHAMPION & 1ST PLACE - 2019 HEART OF VIRGINIA - WHITE HALTER - JUDGE KEVIN O'LEARY
RESERVE COLOR CHAMPION & 2ND PLACE - 2018 SHOWTACULAR - WHITE WALKING FLEECE - JUDGE STEPHANIE GLYPTIS
2ND PLACE - 2018 NEAOBA HALTER - WHITE FEMALE YEARLING HALTER - JUDGE AMANDA VANDENBOSH
RESERVE COLOR CHAMPION & 1ST PLACE - 2018 EMPIRE - WHITE FEMALE HALTER - JUDGE JILL MARCELLUS
3RD PLACE - 2018 VAOBA EXPO - WHITE FEMALE YEARLING HALTER - JUDGE SHARON LONER
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HER OFFSPRING, LF MALE, ELITE ORION OF MMFA:
1ST PLACE 2020 AOA NATIONAL SHOW - JUDGE JUDE ANDERSEN

Financing Terms

Standard industry contracts are used. Breeding quality alpacas come with reproductive and live birth guarantees. You may take possession of your alpacas once the down payment is received and the “contract for purchase” signed by both parties. Transfer of ownership with ARI will not occur until full payment is received. Financing is available with 25 - 33% down, with up to 24 monthly payments. Buyer must purchase full mortality insurance for alpaca and offspring, if any, naming Man in the Moon Farm LLC as beneficiary on balance due until paid in full. For individual purchases over $3000, significant discount for cash sales paid in 30 days. Special pricing often available for multiple alpaca purchases. Transportation responsibility of buyer. AUCTION & PACKAGED DEAL OFFERS: These are cash only unless different arrangements are made up front. No other discounts apply unless negotiated otherwise.

Offspring

Uniformity, Length & Genetics!
ARI# 35379157   D.O.B. 5/14/2019  (1 yr)
Huacaya, Jr. Herdsire (Male)| Light Fawn, Full Peruvian
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: WP Elite Delilah
Orion is a really sweet guy in so many ways. He’s a hit with visitors here on our farm. He’s an appropriately social male perfect for your agritourism...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

Sale Pending!
Out of Zagato x Elite Maximus dam!
ARI# 35230700   D.O.B. 10/7/2016  (4 yrs)
Huacaya, Herdsire (Male)| Light Fawn, Full Peruvian, Proven
Sire: Sunset Hills Zagato
Dam: WP Elite Delilah
Prometheus' first cria arrived November 13, 2020, and we're extremely happy with the result -- a little tank of a guy with good bone and excellent fle...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

Intro Breedings Available
if Booked by Spring 2021
7 months old - Look at Her Fleece!
ARI# 35379171   D.O.B. 6/1/2020  (Under 1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| White, Full Peruvian
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: WP Elite Delilah
WOW! One fleece shot is on the first day and the other taken in early January 2021! As has been true of each of her dam's crias, Arielle was a standou...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

Price:
$5,000
Show Girl!
It’s a Girl for Venus & Ganymede!
ARI# 35157700   D.O.B. 10/16/2017  (3 yrs)
Huacaya, Female| White, Full Peruvian, Proven
Sire: Snowmass Legend Rising
Dam: WP Elite Delilah
Service Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Phenomenal girl...All we can say is Wow! She is better than we could have dreamed! She produced her first cria on 10/16/20 from a breeding with Ganyme...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

Rebred to Ganymede!

Updated 1/3/2021