— The Openherd Team

Que Sera Alpacas

"Where Miracles Never Cease"

Anne Stallcup
66 Jacinto RoadSanta Fe, NM 87508
505-310-3369
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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Fleece Sorting Notes July 26 - July 28, 2012

7-26-12

Dusty Moon - Blanket, shear date unknown, shearer unknown, Turquoise Trail Alpacas - 3.5 lbs. White Male Samples tested Grade 2 - about a 21 micron. Very dense, brightness above average, about a 4. Wonderful architecture, beautiful crimp style. 2nd cuts not too bad, 3" - 4" staple, will process WL. As I skirted I realized this animal has quite prevalent primaries throughout. Wound up processing as WL3 - could not put it in the WL2 bin

Dusty Moon - Blanket, s read more...

Monday, July 8, 2013

Fleece Sorting Notes - July 13 - July 24, 2012

7-13-12

Jeanie's Dream - Neck, 5-17-12, Pete Connelly - Dando Luz Alpacas - 1.6 lbs. White Female Big change from previous year - WL 4, more rug fiber than previous year - still dense and well organized.

Golosina (Golly) - Neck, 5-17-12, Pete Connelly - Que Sera .9 lbs White pregnant female Surprising - bad second cuts - what was salvageable was WL4. She has really developed strong primaries.

Rubens - Neck, 5-17-12, Pete Connelly - Que Sera 2.0 lbs. White read more...

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Fleece Sorting Notes - July 1 - July 12, 2012

7-4-12

Dash - Neck - year unknown, shearer unknown - Turquoise Trail Alpacas - 3.8 lbs. White male 50% WL4 5% WL5 45% Rug - some second cuts - not a lot of waste

Dash Neck year unknown, shearer unknown - Turquoise Trail Alpacas - 1.2 lbs White male 60% WL4 - rest went to the rug bag more second cuts than previous fleece

7-5-12

Theresa Marie - Neck - 5-17-12, Pete Connelly - Que Sera - 1.5 lbs. White Yearling Female Mostly WL2 - about 80%, th read more...