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Sandy Wallace
11660 Pt. Reyes Petaluma Rd.
Nicasio, CA 94946
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Fiber/Scientific Data

7/6/2008AFD 15.5, SD 3.5, CV 22.6, %>30 0.6

AFD15.5/bx stats/Nautilus Son/top 1% EPD

Accoyo America Tempest

Huacaya, Male, Proven | White

ARI# 31097352, D.O.B. 5/25/2007 (11 yrs), Full Peruvian

PCA Hemingway-Accoyo Nautilus 
| ARI# 820500  | White  |

Pperuvian Diana 
| ARI# 123093  | White  |

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Top 1% EPD MC and SDMC!

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If you are serious about breeding alpacas to meet the demands of a large-scale American fiber industry, then you should seriously consider breeding your females to Accoyo America Tempest! At 7 years of age, his fiber was judged at the International Alpaca. Odyssey to excel with those attributes most important to the fiber industry: Retention of fineness, and uniformity of micron, length, and architecture!

Accoyo America Tempest is a male cast in his VERY famous father's image (Nautilus). The award-winning offspring that Nautilus has produced comprise a "Who's Who" of the Alpaca Industry [ Accoyo America Typhoon, Sinbad, Apocalypse, and Shanghai, to name just a few..] and his dam is no slouch either, producing Tempest’s full brother Typhoon – who sold for a whopping $100,000 at the 2006 Parade of Champions sale. Tempest has a stunningly bright fleece with high frequency, low amplitude crimp. Long, long staple length, exceedingly organized and consistent.. His 2008 (13 1/2 months old) fleece had a stunning AFD of 15.5 and an SD of 3.5..WOW…

The results of his skin biopsy (Watt) are just in and they are EXCELLENT!! At 43 months: Density 63/mm2,
Secondary:Primary fiber ratio: 13.3:1 Primary fiber diameter 23.9 Secondary fiber diameter 15.9. Ian Watt points out that, "he has an excellent fiber population differential of only 8 microns. ...a superior fiber for a near four year old working male. " BREAKING NEWS: For 2011 Tempest sheared 15 pounds total, with a blanket weight of 4.9 pounds!! And, in 2014 two of his crias in Idaho had AFDs of 14.3 and 14.4 at 11 months of age!

These fleece characteristics are a tribute to his rare and elite Cconchatanca genetics. The legendary Hemingway, (Tempest's grandsire) and Tempest's dam, Diana, both came from the fabled Cconchatanca herd (see Mike Safley's article about this at the Northwest Alpacas website), said to have vicuna interbreeding dating to the mid-19th century. With the Peruvian/Shining Path uprising of the late 20th century, these genetics were lost to Peru, and those of us who have Cconchatanca alpacas in the US consider ourselves fortunate, indeed.
Tempest has a level topline, excellent leg set, good bone, medium frame and carries fleece from his very nice topknot all the way down. This is a male who will retain his fineness and to whom you want to breed for ultra-fine, bright fleeces with high frequency crimp, advanced bundling architecture, and consistency.

***My Dream Came True!! Tempest took 1st in Get of Sire competition--over 4 other males, several of whom have "Get" wins to their credits. This was "real" competition! AND his cria took Reserve Champion! AND it just gets better--Tempest was awarded 2 Champion Banners in Commercial Fleece at the International Alpaca Odyssey in 2014--for "Best Retention of Fineness" and for the "Grand Champion Commercial Huacaya Fleece". His daughter, Rockstar's Twisted Sister, took RC at the 2016 Futurity and CC + Best Head at


AlpacaMania 2011--fleece
1st Place California Classic 2009
2nd Place SWRAS 2009
4th Place International Alpaca Odyssey 2008 (class of over 20)
5th Place AWE 2009
6th Place AFW 2008
Get of Sire Gold Country Gathering 2013
Commercial Fleece, International Alpaca Odyssey 2014
Commercial Fleece, International Alpaca Odyssey 2014
Best retention of Fineness, Commercial Fleece, International Alpaca Odyssey 2014
You've seen his histogram, but the results of his skin biopsy are just in, and WOW-WEE!!
At 43 months his density is 63/mm2 Secondary"primary fiber ratio: 13.3:1 Primary fiber diameter: 23.9
Secondary fiber diameter: 15.9 (these data are from Ian Watt/Alpaca Consulting Services, so the "plug" is stretched out to its original 10mm diameter after "fixing". Hence, density readings run "lower", making a 63/mm2 comparable to a higher reading by other labs). Ian Watt states, "For his age, this is an excellent male showing very good density, above average S:P ratio and an excellent fiber population differential of only 8 microns.
While the follicle group sizes show some variation, the other fleece statistics portray a superior fiber for a near four year old working male."
His AFD at 2 years was 18.5 microns. At 3 years his AFD was 19.9 microns.
For 2011, Tempest sheared a total of 15 pounds, 4.9 pounds blanket! Now THAT'S a Fiber Animal!
Sheared 11.4 lbs in 2016
Check out Tempest's 2012 EPDs: AFD -1.447, SDAFD -0.1, SF-1.276, %F>30 -4.19, MC 5.22, SDMC2.028, %M-2.623
And for 2013 Tempest placed in the TOP 1% EPD for MC and for SDMC, Top 3% AFD!
Tempest just took Get of Sire in tough competition at the Gold Country Gathering in 2013! 3 of his 4 competitors had multiple GOS wins to their names. This was his first Get of Sire entry.
2015 EPDs: Top 1% MC (O.35%), Top 3.3% AFD, Top 4.2% SF Top 1.5% SDMC Top 2% medulation

Financing Terms

We can consider flexible financing. In general, we accept 1/3 down with 1 year interest-free to pay the balance.


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