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Castana September 2014

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Patagonia's La Castana

Huacaya, Female, Proven | Bay Black

AOA# 32825404   D.O.B. 5/1/2012 (8 yrs)

Patagonia's The Sable 

Patagonia's Dempster 
Service Sire:
Patagonia's Vinson Massif 

4x Champ, Multi-Champion

Patagonia's Vinson Massif

Huacaya, Herdsire (Male), Proven, Medium Brown
ARI# 31497305 | DOB: 11/5/2008
Vinson Massif is a little known diamond! He was Ernesto's rival in the show ring when Karen and Hugo were showing in 2010 & 2011. Ernesto and Vinson went back and forth in the show ring, each earning Color Champion when the other was reserve or 1st. Vinson's half share was purchased by a Colorado breeder in 2010, and he has been in CO for much of the time since 2010. We have had the privilege to purchase Vinson in full ownership, and is now a standing Stud on our Camano Island Ranc...
| AOA# 31497305  | Medium Brown 

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Castana is a beautiful, very type female. Stunning in the pasture, then you open her fiber for a wow factor with wonderful staple, staples coming together nicely, lovely handle! You will be impressed by her fineness for a dark female.

David Barboza appreciates her density, uniformity, exceptional brightness, and handle.

Her Sire is Patagonia's The Sable, a very correct male, crossed into the fineness bloodline for a stunning fiber!

We appreciate her pedigree and would like to mention her lines. Her Dam is out of Nishio, putting density into the line, and is the 2004 All-American Herdsire of the Year and 2007 Reserve Herdsire of the Year!
Grand Sire El Padre a direct import from Chile which Karen attributes the fineness of this line to El Padre. Castana's Grand Dam is Aysen's Venessa, who was also imported from Chile and Karen says was a very good producing Dam with an impressive line.

Castana's Great Grand Sire is El Vasco who is part of Patagonia's most successful, finest fleeced, and most dense (according to follicle count test) black line. Great Great Grand Sire was Neruda.

Chasten sells with a breeding back to ANY herdsire at Sentinel Ranch.

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Updated 2/27/2019