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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
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Celestial Bruno April 2017 - 22 months

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Certificate

Fiber/Scientific Data

05/01/201720.1 /5.1 / 27.9 / 3.1 - SF 20.8
05/01/201617.4 / 4.9 / 28.2 / 1.8 - SF 18.1

Blue 2016 CABO 17.4 AFD in Dark Brown

Man in the Moon's Celestial Bruno

Huacaya, Male, Proven | Dark Brown

ARI# 35231004   D.O.B. 6/8/2015 (3 yrs), Full Peruvian

Sire:
WP VERTICASE'S VECTOR 
| ARI# 32193558  | Light Brown  |

Dam:
Fortunato's Ali-Accoyo Raina 

Production Girl Shears 16.3#. Gorgeous C

Fortunato's Ali-Accoyo Raina

Huacaya, Female, Proven, Medium Fawn, Full Peruvian
ARI# 32412192 | DOB: 5/15/2011
Raina's been bred to Alpaca Palace's Houdini for her 2019 cria. We can't wait to see the results, but we're pretty sure it will be something very special! Houdini continues to produce champions.

Raina's a high quality foundation female that produces high quality offspring. She's a full peruvian -- 1/2 Accoyo, 1/2 Alianza -- medium fawn daughter of Heather's Acre Accoyo Sirius. She has abundant, bright fleece, with excellent density and coverage right down to her toes. She has stellar conform...
| ARI# 32412192  | Medium Fawn 

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Description

Bruno took the Blue Ribbon at his first show, the 2016 Carolina Alpaca Celebration, under Judge Amanda Vandenbosh. His first cria arrived 7/25/18 - a light fawn little girl who has wonderfully fine fleece that almost glows! Much to our surprise, his second cria is a fabulous white male -- out of our brown female, ELK Titan's Clash Dixie Girl. Upon closer examination, both have notable whites in their pedigrees.

Bruno's a very nice boy out of Verticase's Vector and one of MMFA's best dams, Raina. He is phenotypically beautiful! His pedigree is also stacked with a who's who of alpaca greats. Bruno has great face and leg coverage, and very few guard hairs -- and the ones he does have are right where they're supposed to be! His fleece has a medium crimp style, a long staple length, an excellent soft handle, and fineness (2016 AFD 17.4 -- in dark brown! 2017 AFD 20.1; 2018 AFD 21.1). Just skirted his 2018 blanket and it is amazing -- hardly had to remove a thing, as he just doesn't have much guard hair at all.

At the 2017 TXOLAN show, the judge had great things to say about Bruno's fleece and conformation. She stated that his density put him in 3rd place (out of 10), and upon inspection of the two animals placed above him, we concede that his density was not as great. But we also contend that as he matures, he'll maintain his fineness, lack of guard hair, staple length, and uniformity. His density relative to his fineness is pretty darn good!

At the AOA National Show, we had him evaluated by Judge Sara Jane McClellan. He has many great qualities, including uniformity in micron and consistency across his blanket. He has very good brightness and his primary and secondary fibers are very close in micron, which lends to a very soft handle. His staple length is very good...She indicated that he is definitely an above-average male and he has so many good qualities that he can easily be retained as a breeding male.

His sire, WP Verticase's Vector's lineage has Snowmass Quechua line on the top and Snowmass Nova line on the bottom. Vector's sire, WP Verticase, was a multi-champion white male known for his lingering fineness and quite in demand as a herdsire in the alpaca world. Excellent conformation and these incredible fleece characteristics have been passed down to many of his award-winning offspring, including Man in the Moon's Celestial Bruno. On the dam's side, Hemingway, NWA LTD Predictor, Sir Peruvian Accoyo Odyssey, and Heather's Acre Accoyo Sirius.


Awards

3rd Place 2017 TXOLAN Spectacular Dark Brown Male Yearling (out of 9)
1st Place 2016 CABO BB Male Juvenile - Level IV
3rd Place 2016 Southern Select BB Male Juvenile
2nd Place Heart of Virginia DB Male

Financing Terms

Standard industry contracts are used. Breeding quality alpacas come with reproductive and live birth guarantees & 90 day free board. 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, and is interest free to qualified buyers. 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

Sells with Dam until weaned
ARI# 35379010   D.O.B. 7/25/2018  (Under 1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| Light Fawn, Full Peruvian, Unproven
Sire: Man in the Moon's Celestial Bruno
Dam: ELK Royal Gold Dancer
Lyra's a light fawn little girl who has wonderfully fine fleece that almost glows! ...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

ARI# 35390428   D.O.B. 9/25/2018  (Under 1 yr)
Huacaya, Male| White, 7/8 Peruvian, 1/8 Chilean, Unproven
Sire: Man in the Moon's Celestial Bruno
Dam: ELK Clash's Dixie Girl
Sells with dam until weaned...more info coming soon....

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

Updated 11/11/2018