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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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12X Banner/4X JC - 2017 AOA Nat'l Supreme Champ

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Fiber/Scientific Data

04/13/201918.3 / 3.9 / 21.6 / 0.9 - SF 17.9
12/01/2017Dr. Norm Evans Biopsy - see summary this page
05/01/201718.1 / 3.6 / 19.9 / 0.5 - SF 17.5
05/01/201615.8 / 3.4 / 21.8 / 0.6 - SF 15.5
05/01/201518.6 / 4.0 / 21.5 / 0.9 - SF 18.1

4xJC - AOA National Supreme Champion!

Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede

Huacaya, Male, Proven | White

AOA# 35230793   D.O.B. 6/8/2015 (4 yrs), Full Peruvian

Sire:
2AF Peruvian Zeus 
| AOA# 32218312  | Medium Fawn  |

Dam:
Fortunato's Ali-Accoyo Bianca 

Making Another Nat'l Supreme Champion!

Fortunato's Ali-Accoyo Bianca

Huacaya, Female, Proven, White, Full Peruvian
ARI# 31570336 | DOB: 11/2/2011
Bianca's not really for sale, but her unborn cria will be!!! This cria will be a full sibling to Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede, a 4X Judges Choice, 11X Champion, AND the 2017 AOA National Supreme Color Champion (Huacaya Light Male)! For obvious reasons, Bianca will remain in our foundation herd. She's been bred to 2AF Peruvian Zeus (ultrasound positive 10/24/19), who is the sire of her first offspring, GANYMEDE. This cria may be purchased in utero...make an offer before it arrives as it w...
| AOA# 31570336  | White 

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Description

He's still 18 microns! It's not too early to be thinking about your Spring 2020 breedings! Ganymede is standing stud in Virginia from mid-May thru 1st week of December. His offspring thus far have been AMAZING! We also have quite a few females available that have been bred to GANYMEDE for 2020 crias!

"This male shows extremely strong fiber traits that should be passed to his offspring...Bred to top notch females, you should expect many champions." -- Comments from Dr. Norm Evans' biopsy report

He is the 2017 AOA National Light Male Supreme Champion! 4X Judge's Choice + 11X Color Champion + 1X Best Bred & Owned at 29 months old & breeding! We are thrilled, humbled, and honored to have this magnificent young male...You've just got to see his fleece -- it's the same ALL over!

A Banner for every show he attended in the 2016/2017 show season! Ganymede has an advanced elite fleece, indeed, and a gorgeous, boxy conformation! Judges called it early on...and he has achieved top honors at the 2017 AOA National Show as the Supreme Champion Light Huacaya Male, including the White Invited Male Color Championship, bringing his total to 12X Banners and 4X Judges Choice awards (PAOBA, CABO, TxOLAN, Nationals)...Ganymede has an amazing fleece with an unbelievable structure and density. He exhibits a tight little zipper crimp with extreme uniformity, matchstick bundling, brightness and fineness across his fleece...the character lasting well down into his legs and belly. This is what the Judges have said:

"his fleece is the same from skin to tip, back to front, all over..."
...he is "the same...all over." This is exactly what you want to hear.

"clear winner" in the light Color Championship at the tough 2016 NEAOBA and at 2016 Empire -- beating out offspring of some of the most venerated herdsires in the country.

"really well balanced and showy male, with overall stature and conformation, correct in his movement, with lovely density, good expression of character throughout, lovely exhibition of overall crimp style and consistency."

SKIN BIOPSY was performed at 30 months of age by Dr. Norm Evans in December 2017. Of note, his 15x scan shows large fiber clusters uniform in shape and placement within his connective tissue. This uniformity trait likely came from his dam. His scan shows only 4 guard type hairs from the 6800+ fibers in his 10 MM tissue punch. His true density is 86.75 follicles per SQ MM of skin. He shows a level 2 of 4 gland structure, with an average S/P ratio of 14.1 to 1, and only 11% of his secondary fibers are medullated which is rare since the average is near 60%. His 250x scan shows the presence of many round secondary fibers, and one hundred typical secondary fibers averaged 17.8 microns.

Note: Sorry, Gany is excluded from the New Year Special.

Ganymede is Co-Owned with Rancho Inca Alpacas

Awards

2017 AOA NATIONAL LIGHT MALE SUPREME CHAMPION - Judges Amanda VandenBosh, Jill MacLeod & David Barboza
2017 AOA National Invited Color Champion + First Place, White Male - Judges Amanda VandenBosh & Jill MacLeod
Judge's Choice 2017 Carolina Alpaca Celebration - Judges Diana Timmerman & Amanda VandenBosh
Judge's Choice 2017 TxOLAN Spectacular - Judges Amanda Vandenbosh & Kathy Klay
Best Bred & Owned + 1st Place 2017 PAOBA Breeders Showcase males - Judge Jude Anderson + Robin Nasseman
Judge's Choice 2016 PAOBA Breeders Showcase - Judges Jill MacLeod & Diana Timmerman
Color Champion + 1st Place 2017 Royal Alpaca Challenge - ,white yearling male - Judge Kristin Buhrmann
Color Champion + 1st Place 2017 Carolina Alpaca Celebration - white male - Judge Diana Timmerman
Color Champion + 1st Place 2017 TxOLAN Spectacular - white male - Judge Amanda VandenBosh
Color Champion + 1st Place 2016 PAOBA Breeders Showcase - white male - Judge Jill MacLeod
Color Champion + 1st Place 2016 VAOBA Expo - white male - Judge Diana Timmerman
Color Champion + 1st Place 2016 Empire Extravaganza - light males + beige yearling male - Judge Helen Testa
Color Champion + 1st Place 2016 NEAOBA Fall Spectacular - light males + beige yearling male - Judge Jude Anderson
Color Champion + 1st Place 2016 Heart of Virginia - white male - Judge Wade Gease
Reserve Champion + 2nd Place 2016 Royal Alpaca Challenge - white male yearling - Judge Sara Jane McClellan
1st Place 2016 AOA Nationals - beige juvenile male Level V - 1 of 12 - Judge Kristin Buhrmann
3rd Place 2016 Carolina Alpaca Celebration - white juvenile male Level IV (his 1/2 brother took 1st) - 3 of 9 - Judge Amanda VandenBoch
3rd Place 2016 Southern Select - white juvenile male - 3 of 10 - Judge Kristen Berman
Ganymede is an incredible package and he was very competitive in the most difficult Spring 2016 white juvie male class despite his late shearing. Each time he's shown, he's gotten the attention of the judge. He is one that pops out in the crowd...upon close examination, he has it all -- extreme uniformity, brightness, fineness, density, etc. carrying down into his belly, legs, head.
In his 3rd place wins, both judges were thrilled with his fleece character and uniformity, as well as his outstanding conformation (very typey overall), and stated that the males above him had slightly finer micron; however, Ganymede's genetics put him on a trajectory of LASTING FINENESS, as evidenced by his 2016 fleece stats!

Financing Terms

Let us help you with transportation! Often we're able to transport full or partial trip for a very reasonable fee. See terms on main farm page.

Offspring

Wow male out of Ganymede
ARI# 35379157   D.O.B. 5/14/2019  (Under 1 yr)
Huacaya, Male| Light Fawn, Full Peruvian
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: WP Elite Delilah
Orion is a WOW!! male out of our stud female, WP Elite Delilah (everything she's produced thus far has championed), and his amazing multiple Champion ...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

Price:
$7,500
Excited abt this Guy!
SOLD - Thanks Funky Fleece Farm!
ARI# 35157649   D.O.B. 7/8/2018  (1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| White, 3/4 Peruvian, 1/4 Chilean
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: Lennox's Mira Ceti of MMFA
Info and photos coming soon...a beautiful little white girl who came at the tail end of a huge heat wave...about 4 weeks early. By 4 weeks old, she ti...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

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Sire is '17 AOA Nat'l Supreme Champion!
ARI# 35157601   D.O.B. 8/30/2018  (1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| Dark Fawn, Full Peruvian
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: ELK Royal Caramela
Love this spunky girl! She is filled with life and energy -- just like the star that she is. We count on her to put a smile on your face with her pron...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

Incredibly Nice!
Woot Woot! Love this Little Girl!
D.O.B. 10/23/2019  (Under 1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| Light Fawn, Full Peruvian
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: TWF Peruvian Sarafina
Just what the Doctor ordered! Look forward to seeing this little girl grow up...We're thrilled that she appears to be following in the footsteps of he...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

Pretty Juvie Female! TY Sarah Morgan!
ARI# 35379195   D.O.B. 5/15/2019  (Under 1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| White, 7/8 Peruvian, 1/8 Chilean
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: Estates Keltic Lass
Pretty little girl! We can tell already that she'll inherit the perfect and strong conformation of her parents, and we doubt she'll be a little girl a...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

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She's a Keeper!
ARI# 35379027   D.O.B. 10/13/2018  (1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| Medium Fawn, Full Peruvian
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: TWF Peruvian Sarafina
We are so happy with this little girl! Everything about her is beautiful...From day 1; we called her a "keeper!" As her fleece matures, the character ...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

Spectacular Girl!
One to Watch for Sure! SOLD
ARI# 35157663   D.O.B. 9/6/2018  (1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| White, Full Peruvian, Unproven
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: SA Peruvian Alivia
Congrats to Amanda, Trae & Ady! What a sweet and lovely girl! First impressions are that this little white female is going to be amazing! Strong bone,...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

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This Little One's Gonna be Somethin'!
D.O.B. 11/1/2019  (Under 1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| White, Full Peruvian
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: XXXtreme's Daphne
Can already feel the density and curls on this sweet little girl!...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

Looking for Extreme Fineness? This Girl.
D.O.B. 10/16/2019  (Under 1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| Medium Brown, Full Peruvian
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: ELK Royal Caramela
Yep. Fine, fine, fine. In medium brown with black points! Oh, wow does her fleece feel good! This little girl is starting out as a "silky", but so did...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

Fine Fine w/Black Points!
D.O.B. 6/16/2019  (Under 1 yr)
Huacaya, Cria Female| Beige, Unproven
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: Big Mount's Autumn Twilight
So excited to welcome Starburst to our herd. She has a beautiful shiny reflective fleece with a nice crimp style. Looking forward to her first show ...

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Updated 12/30/2019