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David & Sheila Scroggins
4360 Indian Creek RdLincoln, CA 95648
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Challenge by Defiance fleece @ 4 months

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Last Son of Defiance

Challenge by Defiance

Huacaya, Herdsire (Male), Unproven | White

AOA# 35531869   D.O.B. 7/3/2019

Snowmass Defiance 
| AOA# 31795807  | White  |

Snow Diamond Sweet Breeze 1 

A Great New Addition to our Program

Snow Diamond Sweet Breeze 1

Huacaya, Female, Proven, White
ARI# 35149484 | DOB: 7/1/2016
Sweet Breeze is one amazing addition to our breeding program. Breeze is in the 1% club for SD. This will add uniformity to all her offspring. She is presently is bred back to Majestic's Man. We look forward to another offspring of incredible potential. Breeze is out of Herdsire Snow Diamond Ichauway another EPD gifted stud. According to Don Green, "Ichauway is a well built male out of Ivory Lace by Maple Brook Barnabus (a 10X Get-of-Sire winner)". Ichauway's fine, uniform fleece is very b...
| AOA# 35149484  | White 

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When I saw this beauty stand right after birth, I knew he was special. Even at days old he is compact with so much bone at this young age, it amazed me. Challenge by Defiance is the last cria born out of Snowmass Defiance prior to his export to Europe. Defiance is the only male Lynn Eden found worthy of co-ownership with Snow Diamond Alpacas given her many worthy Herd Sires in her own breeding program.

Challenge is out of Snow Diamond Sweet Breeze. A beauty in her own right. Breeze has density upon density. Breeze's EPDs are completely desirable in all fiber trait values. This pairing has created an elite cria destined to become a basis of ours or your future breeding program. Challenge has the perfect AFD to SD trait percentage for fiber density. He has AFD EPD percentile of 10% to an SD percentile of 1%, this ratio is coined by Lynn Eden as a gross estimation of MASD. He is show ready. We look for his yearling fleece this year and it's histogram. We know his EPDs will be near perfect with his Dam and Sire.

We will consider a co-ownership agreement with Challenge by Defiance. See Challenge's estimated EPDs below.

Trait Sire Dam Progeny Estimate
Average Fiber Diameter --1.913
Standard Deviation (AFD) -0.742
Spin Fineness -2.075
Percent of Fibers >30 Microns -5.521
Mean Curvature +5.511
Standard Deviation of Curvature +2.388
Percent Medullation -2.976
Mean Staple Length -2.758
Fleece Weight +0.399
Birth Weight +0.013

Financing Terms

Would consider a 50% ownership.

Updated 2/12/2021