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Menagerie Hill Ranch

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Deb Galway & Kirk Howard
4071 Norman CourtVacaville, CA 95688
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Knight at Two Years

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True Black Herdsire!

MHAR Troubador's Midnight Prelude

Huacaya, Male, Proven | True Black

AOA# 32089813   D.O.B. 2/16/2011 (9 yrs), 5/8 Peruvian, 3/8 Chilean

Sire:
Caligula's Troubador 

Throws Black!

Caligula's Troubador

Huacaya, Male, Proven, Medium Brown, 3/8 Peruvian, 1/4 Chilean
ARI# 30533363 | DOB: 7/1/2008
Troubador has excellent conformation and a very solid build. He's a beautiful, chocolate color with black points and great (as the photos show) presence. His fleece is bright, extremely dense, with a medium amplitude crimp and a soft handle. He took first place at the 2009 California Classic where the judge was surprised at the quality of his fleece.

Troubador has quite a few cria on the ground and they are carrying his conformation, density and coverage. So far he has given us true black an...
| AOA# 30533363  | Medium Brown 

Dam:
San Antonio Gal's Solana  

Bred to Sentinels Denali!

San Antonio Gal's Solana

Huacaya, Female, Proven, Dark Fawn, 1/2 Peruvian
ARI# 835841 | DOB: 5/1/2001
Solana is bred (pregnancy confirmed) to 17 X Champion RR Guns' Kit Carson for her 2018 cria. Based on her previous cria, we expect that this cria will carry the sire's density and likely be grey or black. Given her retained fineness and epds, we think this will be a stellar cria!

Solana was part of our original herd purchase. She came to us with Reveille at her side. While he was an accidental breeding (to a suri), he shows that, bred to light color, she will produce a dark cria. So far all ...
| AOA# 835841  | Dark Fawn 

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Description

Knight has been a favorite on our ranch since the day he was born. Our 4-H kids love him! He's been easy to train and has a pleasant personality. He was the second black cria born on our ranch and was a total surprise! Both parents are a dark red/brown. But his sire Troubador has black points that we hadn't considered! His conformation is excellent and his fiber is no slouch either!

Knight's true black fiber is very bright, dense and uniform, with great staple length. And his EPDs indicate he will pass those characteristics on. Unlike many black alpacas, his fiber is non-fading, meaning that his fleece will be true black when processed!

At age four, he has settled his first females with pregnancies confirmed and due this spring. Unfortunately, our priorities have changed and we won't be using him in our breeding program to the extent we originally thought. So, this is your opportunity to add his genetics to your herd. Buy him now and see what his genetics can do for your herd!

Awards

Sixth Place, California Classic Halter 2012
Sixth Place, Classic Bred and Owned 2012

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.

Offspring

ARI# 35064589   D.O.B. 12/10/2015  (4 yrs)
Huacaya, Female| True Black, 3/8 Peruvian, 1/8 Chilean, Unproven
Sire: MHAR Troubador's Midnight Prelude
Dam: MHAR Ruidoso's Tosca

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ARI# 35064640   D.O.B. 6/9/2015  (5 yrs)
Huacaya, Female| Dark Fawn, 7/8 Peruvian, 1/8 Bolivian, Unproven
Sire: MHAR Troubador's Midnight Prelude
Dam: Miss Mayflower - Sale Pending
Capuccino was aptly named by a UCD student that was helping at our farm during National Alpaca Farm Days in 2015. Visitors loved getting to know her s...

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Updated 11/8/2016