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Island Alpaca Co. of Martha's Vineyard

Breeding for Excellence

Barbara Ronchetti
1 Head of the Pond RoadVineyard Haven , MA 02568
Fax: 508-693-5554
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Fiber/Scientific Data

2014AFD: 20.9, SD: 4.6, CV: 21.9%, %>30u: 3.5
2012AFD: 16.5, SD: 4.6, CV: 27.9%, %>30u: 0.9, SF: 17.1, MC: 31.3, SDC: 20.0, CF: 99.1%

Sire, CT Estrada, 8x Champion!

Estrada's Hunter of Island Alpaca

Huacaya, Male, Unproven | Medium Fawn

ARI# 32755787   D.O.B. 6/29/2012 (6 yrs), Full Peruvian

CT Estrada 

8x Champ, 8x Champion, 30+ Blue Ribbons!

CT Estrada

Huacaya, Male, Proven, Medium Fawn, Full Peruvian
ARI# 30522619 | DOB: 10/5/2006
The biggest news yet, are the results we are finding for what Estrada has been producing...Not just the fact that he is giving us the gift of color, but that his cria this and last year, are all super fine (see below), and have terrific conformation. The results from the Yocom-McColl Testing laboratories, have shown the most incredible results. Some examples of his offspring that revealed the following Micron (AFD):

Estrada's Hot Shot, Medium Brown, 12.9 ~ Estrada's Bosco, Light Brown, 13....
| ARI# 30522619  | Medium Fawn 

Audrey's Little Hottie  

Best Mother On The Farm!

Audrey's Little Hottie

Huacaya, Female, Proven, Light Brown, 7/8 Peruvian, 1/8 Chilean
ARI# 3084290 | DOB: 6/21/2007
SALE! (Reduced from $8,000)

Audrey's Hottie is the culmination of two well-known and well respected breeding programs here in the Northeast. She is a wonderful animal terrific disposition, good density, and wonderful conformation.

Mariah Alpacas and Mirage all had a hand in creating this incredible gem. Earlah's MA Lady Collina bred under the discriminating eye of Audrey Rhoades to HHF Kenamori's Felipe produced this outstanding female.

Audrey's Hottie is incredibly social and she ofte...
| ARI# 3084290  | Light Brown 

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Bidding Info


Hunter won First Place at the 2015 VAOBA Expo Spin-Off!

Hunter has some very beautiful fleece. He's got a great crimp style that is tight and uniform. It's bright and nicely dense. He's got a wonderful conformation and phenotype. He's thick-boned and has a great top-knot. Hunter is very well halter trained.

He's a very sweet and curious boy who enjoys giving shy kisses. A lovely disposition Hunter has!

His sire is CT Estrada who has won multiple champions and blues!

Judge Comments:

2016 Carolina Alpaca Celebration Spin-Off judge Kathy Klay commented, “Nice staple length. Consistent uniformity of micron. Cards easily. Drafts evenly. Spins consistently.”

Fiber Highlights: Uniformity of Micron, 4 out of 5. Uniformity of Length, 5 out of 5 possible points.

Spinning Highlights: Ease of Carding, 5 out of 5. Ease of Drafting, 8 out of 8. Ease of Spinning, 10 out of 10 possible points.

2015 VAOBA Expo Spin-Off judge Pamela Potts commented, "Nice, opens easily. Smooth and consistent. Interesting colored yarn!"

Fiber Criteria Highlights: 1st Impression, 4 out of 5. Uniformity of Length, 4.5 out of 5 possible points.

Spinning Criteria Highlights: Ease of Carding, 5 out of 5. Ease of Drafting, 7 out of 8. Ease of Spinning, 9 out of 10 possible points.

Hunter scored a total of 82/100. Great! ?

2015 MAPACA Jubilee fleece judge Ursula Munroe commented, "Soft handle in this fine fleece with very good uniformity. Wonderful brightness."

2014 Big E Alpaca Fleece Show - Judge Wade Gease commented: "Pleasing fineness = handle. Very nice to see this in a mature alpaca. Good staple length too!"
Fleece Score Highlights: Fineness/Handle, 18 out of 20 possible points.

For more information or photos please email us at info@islandalpaca.com.


2015 VAOBA Expo Spin-Off: First Place, 1/4

Financing Terms

We offer FREE financing for up to 12 months with a one-fourth down and timely minimum quarterly payments. Alpacas financed longer than one year will be agreed upon in advance, for up to two years, at a fair market rate. Ownership of alpaca shall be transferred upon payment in full. We will be happy to talk about alternative financing that works for you. There are many options available. Let us know what works best for you!

Updated 8/24/2016