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Renaissance Ridge Alpacas

The Marriage of Science and Art...

Julie and Ken Rosenfeld
PO BOX 438Mount Aukum, CA 95656
916-715-5722
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Fiber/Scientific Data

05/18/201921.1/ 4.4/ 20.7/ CF 96.6%
201819.6/ 3.9/ 19.7/ CF 98.8%

Take your dark females to roan

RR HOUDINI - solid grey

Huacaya, Male, Unproven | Dark Rose Grey

AOA# 35454373   D.O.B. 11/9/2016 (3 yrs)

Sire:
RR ARTURO - makes grey... 

2x Champ, SUPERIOR DENSITY AND FINENESS!!!

RR ARTURO - makes grey...

Huacaya, Male, Proven, Medium Brown, Medium Rose Grey
ARI# 31620420 | DOB: 4/27/2011
We knew that Arturo was going to be extraordinary as soon as his fleece was dry. His namesake, Ken's father (Arthur), would have been 100 years old the day Arturo was born.

We also knew that dad, our own Snowmass RRoyal Stars was a "dilution" white, with fleece density in the top 1% of alpacas biopsied by Ian Watt, as was his mom RR Rose Encantada and waited with confident expectations until the results came in.

Skin biopsy report: (Ian Watt)

Density: 76.7/mm2 ...
| AOA# 31620420  | Medium Brown, Medium Rose Grey 

Dam:
RR BILLIE HOLIDAY 

RR BILLIE HOLIDAY

Huacaya, Female, Proven, Light Rose Grey
ARI# 35211105 | DOB: 9/6/2014
Billie is a gem out of one of our very best production females. She has a killer rose grey fleece, with beautifully organized staple and plush length.

How about a fourth shear with AFD 21.4/ SD 3.7/ CV 17.3 and a comfort factor still at 97.5%...and check out the length.

Not surprisingly, her first offspring, RR Houdini, sired by our own RR Arturo (medium brown), is a solid grey with the fiber characteristics that made Arturo a repeated champion in both halter and fleece.
Even better is ...
| AOA# 35211105  | Light Rose Grey 

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Description

Houdini is a promising roan male who is well conformed and carries a dense fleece with excellent hand and uniformity. It is very bright and beautifully defined with ridiculous length. Both his sire and dam are holding their micron into maturity.

He is a third generation dominant roan and his genomics are currently be analyzed as part of our sample of 26 in the study being done by Munyard and Brooks on alpaca color genetics.
To prove the dominance of roan, this same breeding resulted in RR Modigliani
We expect that he too should transmit roan to a dark solid colored female.

If anyone has roans that they would like to breed him to, he should also be a candidate to produce a double dominant Rn Rn genotype. Homopzyous tuxedo grey (TxTx) has been shown to be lethal, but homozygous roan RnRn is viable in horses and the alleles are likely to be identified in alpacas in current studies.

Awards

2018 Gold Country Gathering, halter; rose grey yearling male, Jude Anderson
2018 Gold Country Gathering, Walking Fleece Sarah Jane MacLennan

Financing Terms

Payment due in full at end of auction. Buyer pays for transport and CVI.

Updated 12/2/2019