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Deb Galway & Kirk Howard
4071 Norman CourtVacaville, CA 95688
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Fiber/Scientific Data

05/17/2018AFD 15.1; SD 3.1; CV 20.3; 0.5% > 30

Wow Fleece ~ Gray & Black Genetix

Delphi's Zackly

Huacaya, Male, Unproven | Light Fawn

AOA# 35078432   D.O.B. 6/25/2017 (2 yrs), 3/4 Peruvian, 1/8 Chilean

Sire:
IKE ~ (KVR's P. True Eye Candy) 

9x Champ, For sale- Futurity CC Judges Choice Flce

IKE ~ (KVR's P. True Eye Candy)

Huacaya, Male, Unproven, Light Silver Grey, Full Peruvian
ARI# 32736366 | DOB: 9/12/2012
Ike's advanced Judge's Choice fleece, which scored 87 points - sets him in a very small class of males.

Ike has been judged to be superior in quality, by senior judges, in both halter and fleece shows.
In terms of showing, this is the mark of an elite male.

Ike's awards include a 'Judge's Choice' in fleece, an extremely rare award for a grey.
Please see his score card pictured here.
Scores such as these are rarely awarded to alpacas of any color.

His first Three shearings have...
| AOA# 32736366  | Light Silver Grey 

Dam:
Zepeline 

Fantastic Producer - Due for a 3-peat!!!

Zepeline

Huacaya, Female, Unproven, Dark Rose Grey
| DOB: 9/1/2013

One of our Very Best producers - we're nuts to let her go before she delivers.

Our top Zeppelin daughter, Zepeline.
Look at her fleece - she's her daddy's girl -
though following in mommy's footsteps wouldn't be a bad thing either.
Her mom Abilene is a white, rockstar show girl - having beaten some of the best of the best in that most competitive of colors; which is especially impressive when considering that she has a black dad and a dark fawn mom.
Her mother and father are of very ...
  | Dark Rose Grey 

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Description

This boy's fleece is amazing!
We knew it would be after seeing the sample, histograms and fleece cards!
But seeing and feeling it in person brought it all home:)
We bought him (as a Birthday Present to me:) to cross with our Kit Carson daughters.
But I'm thinking he's got the STUFF to do great things with all our girls!
Thank you Linda!

Per Linda Bat at Delphi, "One of the best fleeces we have ever produced.
I adore his super silky buttery slick soft feel. BRIGHT bright bright - we're all about handle here, and he tops the charts. Dense locks too.
We don't breed for fawns as a rule, but we absolutely breed for this kind of fleece, on this kind of frame, with his wonderful typey head. Repeating the breeding was a no brainer.
Oh - and he's an absolute doll too.

From his shearing 5/17/18:
AFD 15.1 ; SD 3.1 ; CV 20.3 ; 0.5 % >30

He's bound to have the ability to cover lots of color - daddy being a classic silver grey Futurity champion, momma being a modern DRG daughter of Black National fleece champion, Zeppelin.

In many enjoyable conversations with fellow breeders, when the topic turns to breeding for color and quality - we often talk as though we have to choose between the two. Zack is an excellent example of why we don't believe it's necessary to sacrifice quality, when breeding for color. This young man will compete very nicely with the very best of fawns from light focused breeding programs.
He's Zackly what we breed for! ;^) ."

At his first show - Txolan 2018 -
He was awarded a Blue ribbon and Reserve Champion Light (beige and light fawn) in walking fleece - and 5th place in his halter class of 8 exceptional light juvenile males.

At his next show, MOPACA, we missed the walking fleece deadline, but in halter, he again placed 5th, this time in a class of 11 light fawn juvies. Wade commented that Zack's class was the most competitive class he had judged so far at the show.

His fleece was then awarded a Blue ribbon, in a Very tough class of light juveniles at Nationals.
We are just so proud of this guy.

Awards

First Place - AOA National Fleece Show - juvenile light males - class of Nine - 2018
Reserve Champion Light - walking fleece - Txolan 2018
First Place light - walking fleece - Txolan 2018
Fifth Place light juvenile halter (class of 8) - Txolan 2018
Fifth Place LF juvenile halter (class of 11) - MOPACA 2018

Financing Terms

We accept cash, check or credit card. Financing is available on all alpaca sales. We can work with your budget. We ask for 25% down, no interest if paid in full within one year of purchase. Purchaser will provide alpaca insurance on each animal until paid in full. Breeding/Show quality maidens come with a free breeding to any Menagerie Hill Ranch owned unrestricted Herdsire. Agisting (boarding) available - 30 days included with in State purchase of breeding quality alpaca. 90 days included for out of state purchases. Purchaser assumes all Vet fees. Transport available - first 100 miles included with purchase of breeding/show quality alpaca. Package deals available.

Updated 5/4/2019