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Mark Edmonds + Brenda Landes
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Prometheus - 2018 CABO Color Champ @ 16 months

'18 CABO CC - Future Herdsire by Zagato!

Man in the Moon's Prometheus

Huacaya, Male, Unproven | Light Fawn

ARI# 35230700, D.O.B. 10/7/2016 (1 yr), Full Peruvian

Sunset Hills Zagato 
| ARI# 32423105  | Medium Fawn  |

WP Elite Delilah 

Elite Maximus girl true to her sire!

WP Elite Delilah

Huacaya, Female, Proven, Light Fawn, 7/8 Peruvian, 1/8 Chilean
ARI# 32691771 | DOB: 11/1/2013
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 her 2017 cria, Venus, is going to be a real showstopper. Her 2016 male cria is herdsire material. We have no doubt Delilah can produce the best of the best of the best based on her first two cria. Delilah has been bred to Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede. We can't wait to see what she'll produce next!

Delilah is a top notch dam with spectacular fleece! -- incredible ...
| ARI# 32691771  | Light Fawn 

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Prometheus is being offered at an amazing price. He is destined for herdsire row -- no doubt about it! Please take a look at him. We've retained his full blankets for inspection. He's always been in the top 3 ribbons --- in fawn color classes with the BEST of the best within the industry. And, he comes from the best of the best, too! Prometheus is an eye-catching light fawn out of Sunset Hills Zagato & WP Elite Delilah, with Majestic Peruvian Jeremiah, Peruvian Zephyrus, The Elite Maximus, Peruvian Accoyo Elite, Evander, Jericho, Mr President, Hemingway, Inca's Ransom, and Dakotia behind that! -- what a pedigree!

Because Man in the Moon's Prometheus and Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede are closely related on the sire's side (their fathers are half-brothers), we've decided to offer full interest for sale. However, we do have a few girls that are related to Ganymede on the dam side only, and we do want to breed them to Prometheus. If full interest is sold, we will reserve three breedings for ourselves.

Prometheus has played a prominent role in our 2017/18 show string...At 6 months with his cria tips still on, he garnered First Place at 2017 MAPACA against peers from some of the top farms in the country!! He placed second in very good company at the 2017 Empire Extravaganza, coming in right behind the color champion in his class, a full brother to the 2015 AOA National Grand Champion. At the 2017 NEAOBA, he placed third behind the same champ and he traded places with the Cas Cad Nac boy he was in front of in the Empire Show -- and he then came back into First Place at 2017 VAOBA under Judge Jill MacLeod...and now 1st and Color Champ in 2018 CAC under Judge Amanda Vandenbosh. He's on the rise, and obviously right up there with the very best!

Prometheus' herdsire, Sunset Hills Zagato, is highly decorated in the show ring, winning multiple championships and two Judge's Choice awards. His fleece is soft, dense and spectacular with high frequency, high amplitude crimp structure. His conformation, stellar! Royal Fawn and Zephyrus would be proud to have him carry on their legacy....and he's doing a wonderful job, as evidenced by Prometheus and his siblings that are on the ground so far -- all show worthy and winning top ribbons!

Prometheus' dam, WP Elite Delilah, also carries an amazing fleece along with lingering fineness, so it's no wonder that Prometheus has inherited the density, fineness, and bundles readily apparent in both of his parents. Delilah is out of another renowned herdsire, The Elite Maximus, who was a multiple Get of Sire champion and champion himself. At 13 years old (2014), The Elite Maximus held a histogram of less than 19 microns! And that fineness was incredibly uniform, with a comfort factor close to 100%. Wow!!

Whether we take this boy back into the show ring for Fall 2018, or you do, we're sure he won't disappoint!...and most likely he'll be ready to breed by Spring 2019...possibly even this Fall 2018. We will co


Prometheus is a shew in for our show string!
Color Champion 2018 Carolina Alpaca Celebration Fawn Male - Judge Amanda Vandenbosh
1st Place 2018 Carolina Alpaca Celebration LF Male Yearling - Judge Amanda Vandenbosh
2nd Place 2018 Southern Select LF Male Yearling - Judge Jude Anderson
1st Place 2017 MAPACA LF Male Juvenile (@6.4 mo old with cria tips) - Judge Sharon Loner
2nd Place 2017 Empire Showtacular LF Male Yearling right behind CC (@12.5 mo old) - Judge Peter Kennedy
3rd Place 2017 NEAOBA Showtacular LF Male Yearling right behind CC & Cas Cad Nac male (he traded places with from Empire) - Judge Jill MacLeod
3rd Place 2017 PAOBA Breeders Showcase LF Male Yearling - Judge Jude Anderson
1st Place 2017 VAOBA Virginia Alpaca & Fiber Festival LF Male Yearling - Judge Jill MacLeod
2nd Place 2017 VAOBA Virginia Alpaca & Fiber Festival Light Class Walking Fleece - Judge Kathy Klay
3rd Place 2018 Heart of Virginia LF Male Yearling - Judge Arturo Pena
3rd Place 2018 Mid-Atlantic Gala LF Male Yearling (1st Place in the Class took Judges Choice) - Judge Sara Jane Maclennan
2nd Place 2018 MAPACA Jubilee Fawn Male Bred & Owned - Judge Jude Anderson & Kristin Buhrmann

Financing Terms

Terms are negotiable and dependent upon purchase. Auction offers are cash only unless different arrangements made up front. No other discounts apply unless negotiated otherwise.

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

Updated 6/13/2018