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Kissin' Coussens Alpaca Farm

Since 1997

Laura Coussens-Braun
P.O. Box 155Arlington, WA 98223
(360) 652-8742
alpaca for sale

Dec 12

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Fiber/Scientific Data

05/01/2013@ 11 mos.: 21.0 m / 4.8 sd / 23.1 cv / 5.0 > 30m on a substantial diet.
05/01/20137 full crimps per inch on mid-side sample.
2012Shorn: 07/24/12

Adoration of ATV

Huacaya, Female, Unproven | Medium Silver Grey

AOA# 32143713   D.O.B. 6/25/2012 , 3/4 Peruvian, 1/4 Chilean

ATV Silver Elation 

Stunning Silver Gray Fleece

ATV Silver Elation

Huacaya, Herdsire (Male), Proven, Light Silver Grey, 5/8 Peruvian, 3/8 Chilean
ARI# 31118149 | DOB: 5/5/2007
Silver Elation is a rare dilute silver gray with an incredibly soft, well bundled and consistent fleece without any spots that is so dense, it feels like a heavy carpet. This male was born with a distinct Classic Silver Gray pattern which all but disappeared as his fiber dried. Every person who has seen him has been impressed by this amazing fleece that appears platinum in color with white in the neck, bib, face and legs.

When we took him to two shows in 2008, he was put into an indefinite ...
| AOA# 31118149  | Light Silver Grey 

ATV Delite 

Extremely dense and typey

ATV Delite

Huacaya, Female, Proven, True Black, 7/8 Peruvian, 1/8 Chilean
ARI# 20023027 | DOB: 3/4/2006
We are extremely happy to have acquired a black female the from Rico de Peru and Snowmass Nova black lines. Many thanks to Lona Frank, Alpacas of Tualatin Valley, for agreeing to exchange our KCAF RRoyal Rhapsodee for ATV Delite.

Delite's black fleece exhibits exceptional density, uniformity, fineness and handle. She has maintained textbook phenotype and her fleece has not grayed out with age.

Delite is a paternal sister to our Reserve Champion, Carmelina. Their sire, Snowmass Nova's Nuan...
| AOA# 20023027  | True Black 
Service Sire:



Bidding Info


Thank you to Greg and Sandy Smith, Black Forest Alpacas, for your purchase of adorable Adoration.

Lot 43 - 2013 AOBA National Auction, Denver, CO - May 2013.

Not a single hole in her pedigree and it shows.

Show quality: Very correct, very dense; complete coverage; very fine fleece with high definition crimp character ears to tail, high brightness and soft handling. Bred by Lona Frank, Alpacas of Tualatin Valley.

Beautiful and spunky female, classic gray with uniform color from her chin to her ankles, white face and bobbie socks on her rear feet. She's out of a very lovely dam and a very handsome sire, both known for their very fine, very dense, crimpy fleeces, solid conformation and wonderful temperaments. Deep pedigree with quality ancestors throughout...

P. Bueno
P. Angelique
P. Drambuie
Red Cloud
4P Amanda
P. Gold Rush
P. Accoyo Royal Fawn
P. Angelica
Fernando PC
Bravo Bravo
Llama Lan's San Gabriel
P. Accoyo Leon

P. Andrajo
P. Padre
5P Quicksilver
CP Silvio
Panamerican Buttercup
Peruvian Casanova
Incan Magic
6P 007
Royal Peruvian Valor

Mr. Roosevelt
Snowmass Nova
Rico De Peru

ATV Silver Magnum
Mariha's Beauty
Snowmass Nova's Nuance

We are looking forward to watching this little one blossom into another solid and beautiful young lady who is sure to make her ancestors and owner proud.


Alpacapalooza 2012 - 2nd FF halter "soft handling"; "very competitive class" - Wade Gease went through the top six twice to make his placings.

Financing Terms

Terms and Financing can be customized to suit your needs. Please call to discuss the possibilities.

Updated 3/14/2016