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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, Herdsire (Male), Proven | White

AOA# 35230793   D.O.B. 6/8/2015 (5 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 Summer 2021 cria will be a full sibling to Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede, a 4X Judges Choice 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, who is the sire of GANYMEDE, for a Summer 2021 cria (ultrasound positive on 10/14/20). We're hoping for a stud female! As always, we probably aren't willing to part with Bianca, but her cria, and unborn crias, are for ...
| AOA# 31570336  | White 

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Description

The Championships of his offspring are beginning to add up - including a Judges Choice (fawn) female! See who's winning under the Awards section below. With relatively few offspring, we're seeing a lot of very positive results! Note: Auction price is for drive by. Agistment can be added...give us a call to arrange.

"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! 16X consecutive Banners including 4X Judge's Choice! 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.

Ganymede is Co-Owned with Rancho Inca Alpacas located in Navasota TX

Awards

OFFSPRING CHAMPIONSHIPS:
JUDGES CHOICE FEMALE - CNTRL GANYMEDE’S HANNAH B
FAWN FEMALE HALTER - MAN IN THE MOON'S PERUVIAN AYLA
LIGHT WALKING FLEECE - CNTRL GANYMEDE’S HANNAH B
& LIGHT (FAWN) FEMALE HALTER - CNTRL GANYMEDE'S HANNAH B
WHITE MALE HALTER - MAN IN THE MOON'S PERUVIAN COSMOS
LIGHT WALKING FLEECE - GYPSY WILLOW OF FUNKY FLEECE FARM
LIGHT WALKING FLEECE - CAELUM'S STORM TROOPER
FAWN WALKING FLEECE - RIDGE VALLEY CALLISTA OF GANYMEDE
FIRST PLACE HALTER - NUMEROUS
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GANYMEDE'S 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

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...

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SOLD - Thanks Funky Fleece Farm!
ARI# 35157649   D.O.B. 7/8/2018   (2 yrs)
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...

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Breeding to Futurity JC Zagato's Zumba!
ARI# 35157601   D.O.B. 8/30/2018   (2 yrs)
Huacaya, Female| Dark Fawn, Full Peruvian
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: ELK Royal Caramela
Dark Star is breeding to Alpaca Palace Zagato's Zumba! He is the 2019 Futurity Fawn Male Champion & Futurity Judges Choice - a highly decorated multi-...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

Good Stock - Full Sister is a Champion!
D.O.B. 10/3/2020   (Under 1 yr)
Huacaya, Male| White, Full Peruvian
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: TWF Peruvian Sarafina
Aries is a very sweet and pleasing young male and he's already well grown for his age. Due to his size and maturity, he was able to be weaned well bef...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

Price:
$500
Sweet Young Male!
Woot! 2020 Color Champ 1st Show!!!
ARI# 35379041   D.O.B. 10/23/2019   (1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| Light Fawn, Full Peruvian
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: TWF Peruvian Sarafina
Thank you, Meadowgate Alpacas! Woot Woot! Love this Little Girl! We had consigned Ayla to the Parade of Champions Auction, but COVID interrupted that ...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

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Consigned to POC Auction - Lot 24
ARI# 35379102   D.O.B. 5/11/2020   (Under 1 yr)
Huacaya, Jr. Herdsire (Male)| White, Full Peruvian, Unproven
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: Stillmeadow Farm Bella's Dream
Yeah, so he's not really for sale right now (the reserve on this guy is extremely high) because this superlative male is consigned to the 2021 Parade ...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

Consigned to POC Auction!
Beautiful Cria out of Best of the Best!
D.O.B. 10/16/2020   (Under 1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| White, Full Peruvian
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: MMFA Venus Rising
Oh, my! This girl's going to be amazing!...All one must do is look at her dam and her sire to know she'll be something special too. In looking at Adha...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

Price:
$6,000
Both Parents Multi-Champs
Pretty Juvie Female! TY Sarah Morgan!
ARI# 35379195   D.O.B. 5/15/2019   (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...

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Loro Piana g'dtr x GANYMEDE! 2X Blue
ARI# 35379119   D.O.B. 5/19/2020   (Under 1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| White
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: Snowmass Loro Lilly
"Celeste" brought home 2X Blue Ribbons at the 2020 VAOBA Expo and the 2020 VAOBA Fall Derby halter classes at just over 6 months old. She has a very n...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

Bidding Info

Category: Alpacas For Sale
Current bid: $4950
Time left: 3 days, 14 hours
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
Congratulations to Gia and Jim Barger for their purchase of our beautiful Arielle! Gosh, I hated to part with her...already had plans for her 2022 bre...

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Out of Clash's Dixie Girl & GANYMEDE
ARI# 35379164   D.O.B. 5/31/2020   (Under 1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| Medium Brown, 7/8 Peruvian, 1/8 Chilean
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: ELK Clash's Dixie Girl
Thank You, Heidi & Joshua of Ever After Alpaca Farm!! Beautiful cria that was nursing before she could even stand! Strong & healthy with a fine, curl...

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Beautiful bright & uniform fleece!
ARI# 35379027   D.O.B. 10/13/2018   (2 yrs)
Huacaya, Female| Medium Fawn, Full Peruvian
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: TWF Peruvian Sarafina
From day 1; we called Elara a "keeper!" We thought long and hard about listing her for sale. Elara's full sister, Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ayla (SOL...

Man in the Moon Farm LLC - NEW CASTLE, VA

SALE PENDING
One to Watch for Sure! SOLD
ARI# 35157663   D.O.B. 9/6/2018   (2 yrs)
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,...

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Stillmeadow Zahra Bella X GANYMEDE
ARI# 35379096   D.O.B. 6/3/2020   (Under 1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| Beige, Full Peruvian
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: Stillmeadow Farm Zahra Bella
Beautiful girl, incredible genetics! Cyllene has extreme fineness with density, and a very nice crimp style that's bundling into little matchsticks. F...

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Not for Sale
Just Beautiful!
ARI# 35379089   D.O.B. 10/28/2020   (Under 1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| White, Full Peruvian
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: Heather's Acre White Diamond
Maia is the first offspring of her dam, Diamond, and her sire is the 15X Banner winning, AOA National Supreme Champion, Man in the Moon's Peruvian Gan...

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Bidding Info

Category: Alpacas For Sale
Current bid: $4950
Time left: ENDED
SM XXXtreme dam X Ganymede
ARI# 35379065   D.O.B. 11/1/2019   (1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| White, Full Peruvian
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: XXXtreme's Daphne
Thank you, Shelley & Ken Devault! This is a great selection for your foundation herd! Can already feel the density and curls on this sweet little g...

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Looking for Extreme Fineness? This Girl.
ARI# 35379058   D.O.B. 10/16/2019   (1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| Medium Brown, Full Peruvian
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: ELK Royal Caramela
Thank you, Shelley & Ken! She's a beautiful girl! Yep. Fine, fine, fine. In medium brown with black points! Oh, wow does her fleece feel good! This li...

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Modern Rose Grey out of GANYMEDE!
ARI# 35379072   D.O.B. 4/6/2020   (1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| Medium Rose Grey, 3/4 Peruvian, 1/4 Chilean
Sire: Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede
Dam: Lennox's Mira Ceti of MMFA
Thank you, Shelley & Ken DeVault! I'm glad we get to keep her until she's weaned. So excited that Ganymede has produced grey! This is not just any gre...

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Updated 4/12/2021