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MMFA Elite Maxine May 2018

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Elite Maximus X SA Peruvian Apollo cross

MMFA Elite Maxine

Huacaya, Female, Unproven | White

ARI# 0035157618, D.O.B. 7/28/2017 (Under 1 yr), Full Peruvian

| ARI# 832798  | White  |

SA Peruvian Alivia 

Amazing Offspring! Bred to Ganymede!

SA Peruvian Alivia

Huacaya, Female, Proven, Medium Fawn, Full Peruvian
ARI# 32065121 | DOB: 4/5/2010
Alivia is a prime example of a breeding dam that has retained a high quality uniform fleece well into her mature years. With her uniformity and Vicuna coloring, she is a rare gem that is a fantastic addition to our foundation herd. Her cria's are absolutely beautiful with extremely fine crimp, incredible fineness, and excellent staple length. Herbreeding to Ganymede is sure to produce more of the same! (Ultrasound reconfirmed 5/1/18, due 9/15/18)

Alivia's July 2017 cria arrived, out of her ...
| ARI# 32065121  | Medium Fawn 

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Everything we had hoped for in this beautiful white female cria - she brought home 1st place at her first show. Unfortunately, the show was one alpaca short of a light championship. Elite Maxine has the goods - incredibly uniform micro-crimps, density, consistency across her blanket with extreme fineness, and nice conformation! One would expect nothing else based on her heritage. She has all the genetics for lasting fineness, with both her sire and dam holding Grade 1 Royal fleece -- her sire, the Elite Maximus, even doing so until his untimely death in 2016 at the age of 15. Her dam, SA Peruvian Alivia, is doing the same at 7 years old with only 1.9%>30 microns!

We expect this girl to win some banners!...and then produce some awesome offspring. We plan to take her right to our 2017 AOA National Supreme Champion, 11X Champion, 4X Judges Choice, Man in the Moon's Peruvian Ganymede, as soon as she's ready. This girl will most likely be staying right here at MMFA -- at least until we have a few of her offspring, as she is without a doubt a true seed stock foundation female.

Her dam, SA Peruvian Alivia, is out of the great SA Peruvian Apollo, an impact herdsire with more than 180 registered offspring and hundreds of descendants from there. He obviously received and passed on the amazing genetics of his parents, PPPeruvian Royal Fawn 6014 and PPPeruvian Aphrodite 5070, both direct imports that have contributed greatly to the positive progression of the alpaca industry today.

Her sire, The Elite Maximus 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 of close to 100%. Wow!! With the recent and unexpected passing of The Elite Maximus, this was one of the last Elite Maximus crias to be born!

More about her famous herdsire: The Elite Maximus started his illustrious show career when he was only 8 months old, winning Res. COLOR CHAMPION at the 2002 Columbia Alpaca Breeders Association show. He then went on to win the JUDGE’S CHOICE Award at the Canadian International Fleece Show and the 2006 AWE fleece show. The Local, Regional, National and International awards and ribbons started stacking up from there! The Elite Maximus transitioned from the show ring to herdsire, and those awards were just the beginning of an amazing, award-winning dynasty.


1st Place 2018 Heart of Virginia White Female - Judge Arturo Pena

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 6/4/2018