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Foggy Bottom Farms

Criating Champions

Sara, Barb and Mark Bender
3499 305th Ave NWIsanti, MN 55040
651-503-1350 (Sara Bender)
651-503-1298 (Mark Bender), 763-458-3118 (Barb Bender)
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DamService SireArrivalStatusNotes
ELK Matrix's Sheza Fine Lady

Snowmass Matrix daughter

ELK Matrix's Sheza Fine Lady

HuacayaFemaleWhite
AOA# DOB: 12/13/20128 yrs
Sheza Fine Lady is just that...a very fine lady! She is one girl every breeding farm should want to have in their program. Lady is sired by the one and only, SNOWMASS MATRIX. Her dam, Beauty's Belle, was one of Double O Good's top foundation females and has some of the industry's great names in her lineage - 4Peruvian Legacy, Presidio, Caligula... Lady's fleece is extremely fine - at 8 years old she is still one of our finest fleeces on the farm. Her fleece continues to exhibit a very tight crimp style with coverage that willl take your breath away. Plus, she is a fantastic mom, easy birther, is easy to handle and gets along well with the others in the herd. Sheza Fine Lady is ...
Snowmass Magic Smoke

Snowmass Loro Piana Son

Snowmass Magic Smoke

HuacayaHerdsire (Male)Beige
ARI# AOA# 35422068   DOB: 9/19/20164 yrs
Snowmass Magic Smoke is the gorgeous male sired by the one and only, Snowmass Loro Piana - the first alpaca in the Snowmass program to produce a finer fleece than the vicuna. Snowmass's description of Loro Piana: "The longtime goal of producing a high curvature fleece with fineness, brightness and staple length has been realized in this remarkable stud. He is quite literally the embodiment of everything we desire in white huacaya and is celebrated among our highest achievements in breeding for Ultra Royal Alpaca." Now is your chance to add these superior genetics to your breeding program - ultra fine, density, coverage, staple length... I don't need to say anymore. His lineage should s...
FBF Holy Hannah

Bred to Snowmass Midnight Victor

FBF Holy Hannah

HuacayaFemaleMedium Fawn
AOA# DOB: 8/18/20182 yrs
FBF Holy Hannah is the beautiful daughter of Snowmass Apotheosis, an 8-time Champion and Get of Sire winning son of Snowmass Matrix Majesty. Apotheosis' offspring are spectacular; full fleeced, calm, consistent, extremely fine, with good density and a wonderfully nice, soft hand. Hannah's dam, Golden Nugget, is sired by the late HDF Prince Phillip, known for his incredible fineness. Together, the Prince Phillip and Apotheosis genetics are so exquisite, and so fine, we expect Hannah to maintain her fineness well into breeding years - and more importantly, to pass that trait on to her offspring. Hannah has been bred to Snowmass Midnight Victor. His first offspring was born summer 20...
Snowmass Midnight Victor

Stunning Male!

Snowmass Midnight Victor

HuacayaHerdsire (Male)Bay Black
ARI# AOA# 35442790   DOB: 7/29/20164 yrs
Snowmass Midnight Victor is the bay black beauty sired by Snowmass Enchanted and Snowmass Kahuna's Crimson. His fleece has a buttery soft hand with extreme staple length and fineness. His coverage will take your breath away. His lineage is stacked with powerhouse names like Snowmass Quechua, Snowmass Conopa, Snowmass Nova, Snowmass Matrix and Snowmass Matrix Majesty - you can't go wrong! If you are breeding for color, this is the male for you. His first cria is here is he is gorgeous! Broad chest, stunning fleece with a tight, high frequency crimp, fineness, consistency, and density! He is stately and one that we will be watching closely as he matures. Contact us today for m...
TWF Peruvian Carmen

Bred to Snomwass Magic Smoke

TWF Peruvian Carmen

HuacayaFemale (bred)Medium Fawn
AOA# DOB: 9/22/20137 yrs
Carmen is a beautiful, medium fawn proven female, currently been bred to Snowmass Magic Smoke, a son of Snowmass Loroa Piana. Carmen's last cria, delivered in 2020, was a stunning, bright white female, sired by Loro Piana. She boasts extreme density, unbelievable fleece coverage at such a young age and fineness that will take your breath away! Because we absolutely loved her female cria sired by Loro, it seemed only common sense to breed Carmen to Magic Smoke for another stunning cria! We have no doubt that Carmen can do it again! And, just in case you haven't heard the news, Snowmass Loro Piana has been sold to Canada. This is your opportunity to get these fabulous, limited genetic...
Snowmass Magic Smoke

Snowmass Loro Piana Son

Snowmass Magic Smoke

HuacayaHerdsire (Male)Beige
ARI# AOA# 35422068   DOB: 9/19/20164 yrs
Snowmass Magic Smoke is the gorgeous male sired by the one and only, Snowmass Loro Piana - the first alpaca in the Snowmass program to produce a finer fleece than the vicuna. Snowmass's description of Loro Piana: "The longtime goal of producing a high curvature fleece with fineness, brightness and staple length has been realized in this remarkable stud. He is quite literally the embodiment of everything we desire in white huacaya and is celebrated among our highest achievements in breeding for Ultra Royal Alpaca." Now is your chance to add these superior genetics to your breeding program - ultra fine, density, coverage, staple length... I don't need to say anymore. His lineage should s...
4/28/2021
Matrix Trinity of FBF

Bred to Snowmass Apotheosis

Matrix Trinity of FBF

HuacayaFemale (bred)White
AOA# DOB: 7/14/20119 yrs
Matrix Trinity of FBF is the gorgeous daughter of Snowmass Matrix and Brookhollow's Delilah. With Snowmass Quechua and Peruvian Hemingway on her paternal side and Snowmass Nova on her maternal side, this female has all the right genetics behind her! Trinity has produced three beautiful female crias, all sired by Snowmass Apotheosis and all exhibiting an unbelievable degree of fineness and fleece coverage. The Trinity / Apotheosis breedings keep hitting home runs with the offspring. So we are repeating it one more time and bred her to Snowmass Apotheosis for a spring 2021 cria. Don't miss out on this female. She will bring that next level of quality and fineness to your herd. She ...
Snowmass Apotheosis

8-time Champion and Get of Sire Winner

Snowmass Apotheosis

HuacayaMaleDark Brown
ARI# AOA# 32124484   DOB: 9/29/201010 yrs
Snowmass Apotheosis is the gorgeous 8-time Champion and Get of Sire winning son of Snowmass Matrix Majesty - the 2013 and 2014 Dark Herdsire of the Year. He is a beautiful dark brown male with perfect conformation and extremely fine fleece that carries density, uniformity, brightness and amazing coverage. As the grandson of Snowmass Matrix and Snowmass Legacy Gold, his lineage is stacked with names like Snowmass Quechua, Snowmass Accoyocusani, 4Peruvian Legacy, 5Peruvian Chaccu and PPPeruvian Augusto, and it shows. Snowmass Apotheosis has had several crops of crias born here at Foggy Bottom, and to say that he has been impactful in our breeding program, would be a gross understateme...
5/17/2021
TRR Crowned Jewel

Bred with male cria at side!

TRR Crowned Jewel

HuacayaFemale (bred)White
AOA# DOB: 7/6/20173 yrs
Crowned Jewel is the beautiful daughter of ELK Titan Clash's De-Luxe and Majestic Peruvian Ransom. Deluxe was one of our top foundation females - her fleece exhibiting brightness, fineness and exceptional density. Her sire is the LEGENDARY MFI Peruvian Titan's Clash. Majestic Peruvian Ransom is stunning. His fleece is consistent, and extremely dense - like memory foam! Together, this pairing produced a female that is typey, conformationally correct with good substance of bone, and excellent handling fleece with fineness, density and consistency. Crowned Jewel has been bred to Snowmass Magic Smoke - a son of the legendary Snowmass Loro Piana! If you haven't heard the news, Loro...
Snowmass Magic Smoke

Snowmass Loro Piana Son

Snowmass Magic Smoke

HuacayaHerdsire (Male)Beige
ARI# AOA# 35422068   DOB: 9/19/20164 yrs
Snowmass Magic Smoke is the gorgeous male sired by the one and only, Snowmass Loro Piana - the first alpaca in the Snowmass program to produce a finer fleece than the vicuna. Snowmass's description of Loro Piana: "The longtime goal of producing a high curvature fleece with fineness, brightness and staple length has been realized in this remarkable stud. He is quite literally the embodiment of everything we desire in white huacaya and is celebrated among our highest achievements in breeding for Ultra Royal Alpaca." Now is your chance to add these superior genetics to your breeding program - ultra fine, density, coverage, staple length... I don't need to say anymore. His lineage should s...
6/27/2021
Ferrari's Savanah

Bred to FBF Kahuna's Optimus

Ferrari's Savanah

HuacayaFemale (bred)Light Fawn
AOA# DOB: 3/15/20137 yrs
Ferrari's Savanah is the gorgeous medium fawn daughter of ELK Liberty Gaze and Snowmass Ferrari. Snowmass Ferrari is the bay black son of the one and only, SNOWMASS MATRIX. Savanah has a beautiful phenotype, amazing coverage and conformation, with a buttery soft handling fleece that shows good character, crimp, brightness and density. Savanah has strong color genetics in her background, so I believe that when bred to color, this stunning female will give you a gorgeous cria of rich color. Savanah has been bred to FBF Kahuna's Optimus - the multiple champion and Judge's Choice winning male! Please call for more information. Savanah is owned by Twisted River Ranch and brokered by Fog...
FBF Kahuna's Optimus

Absolutely Gorgeous!

FBF Kahuna's Optimus

HuacayaHerdsire (Male)Medium Brown
ARI# AOA# 35420583   DOB: 7/12/20164 yrs
FBF Kahuna's Optimus is a male that you would say comes along once in a generation. He is GORGEOUS! From the moment he was born, we knew he was something special. His fleece coverage would take your breath away. He is growing up to be a very nice male with exceptional fleece traits...and it shows in the show ring. Optimus just took his fouth banner and Judges Choice in walking fleece under Wade Gease! His fleece is extremely fine, with good density, coverage and consistency. He has been dubbed "Mr.Hollywood" becuase of his picture-perfect phenotype. He is holding his fineness at 15.2 micron at 3 years old with 0.03% fibers greater than 30 micron! This boy is something special! ...
7/4/2021
OTRA Quinn

Bred to Majestic Peruvian Ransom

OTRA Quinn

HuacayaFemale (bred)Light Fawn
AOA# DOB: 2/18/20146 yrs
OTRA Quinn is the daughter of daughter of Andre's Qunicy. She has a beautiful phenotype, is conformationally correct, is a proven female who was an excellent mother, with great milk, and birthed out easily - all traits we should be looking for in a breeding female. Quinn has been bred to Majestic Peruvian Ransom for a summer 2021 cria! If you are looking for a spectacular white offspring, then this is the female for you! Ransom crias are exquisite! They are super dense, phenomenally bright and loaded with personality! Our best white yarn comes from Ransom and his offspring... and Ransom throws white almost 100% of the time. top 25% EPD's Please call for more information. ...
Majestic Peruvian Ransom

Producing Champion Offspring!

Majestic Peruvian Ransom

HuacayaHerdsire (Male)White
ARI# AOA# 32340181   DOB: 8/20/20128 yrs
Majestic Peruvian Ransom is a stunning, multiple champion winning, full Peruvian white male sired by multiple champion and Judges' Choice winning MFI Peruvian Light Sabre. Ransom has the density, fineness and consistency of character throughout his fleece that makes for a great herdsire. His dam is Majestic Peruvian Radiance, multiple Herdsire of the Year winning Jeremiah daughter with exceptional density. If you're looking to add fineness with exceptional density to your female(s), Ransom is the male for you. *Update* One of Ransom's first offspring has just taken a blue ribbon and Reserve Color Champion at the 2017 Illinois Alpaca Show in a very tough class of fawn females. ...
7/6/2021
FBF Talia

FBF Talia

HuacayaFemale (bred)White
AOA# DOB: 6/3/20173 yrs
FBF Talia is the beautiful daughter of A.L. Paca's Milky Way Galaxy and Majestic Peruvian Ransom. Her lineage is stacked with powerhouse genetics and she would make an excellent foundation female for your herd. Talia has extremely bright white fleece with exceptional staple length, coupled with density, fineness and consistency head to toe. She is well grown for her age, with good substance of bone. Talia has been bred to RobAsia's Amadeus for a 2021 cria. Amadeus genetics are stacked starting with sensational density of bright, white, fine fleece with tight crimp style. Teamed with Talia's genetics, we look forward to a very cria this year. please call for more information ...
RobAsia's Amadeus

Top 1% EPD's!

RobAsia's Amadeus

HuacayaHerdsire (Male)Beige
ARI# AOA# 35089759   DOB: 6/18/20164 yrs
RobAsia's Amadeus is a powerhouse of genetics on both sides of his pedigree. He is strong framed and correct in posture with a gorgeous phenotype. Ultimate coverage head to toe. He is following in his sire's footsteps with amazing density - RobAsia's Albus skin biopsy was the "highest S/P ratio ever tested to date" by Dr. Norm Evans. Amadeus has both density AND fineness! Amadeus crias are here, and they are STUNNING...just as we had predicted! We are excited for the greatness that he is producing! Keep your eye out for these beauties in the showring next fall. Please contact us for more information, or to schedule your breeding to Amadeus today! Amadeus is available for hal...
7/15/2021
Lily of AVAA

Lily of AVAA

HuacayaFemale (bred)White
AOA# DOB: 7/2/20146 yrs
Lily of AVAA is the gorgeous white daughter of HDF Prince Phillip and FBF Calla. Sadly, Prince Phillip passed away a few years ago, but not before we were able to get a few last outstanding offspring from him. Lily takes after her sire with amazingly bright, white fleece that is consistent with a high architecture crimp, excellent fineness and density. Lily recently delivered a gorgeous female cria sired by RobAsia's Amadeus - FBF Sweet Magnolia. She is extremely bright and fine with fleece coverage from her head to her toes. She is exactly what we were hoping for, and is now for sale, separately from her dam. We have bred Lily this summer to Snowmass Magic Smoke, the son of Snow...
Snowmass Magic Smoke

Snowmass Loro Piana Son

Snowmass Magic Smoke

HuacayaHerdsire (Male)Beige
ARI# AOA# 35422068   DOB: 9/19/20164 yrs
Snowmass Magic Smoke is the gorgeous male sired by the one and only, Snowmass Loro Piana - the first alpaca in the Snowmass program to produce a finer fleece than the vicuna. Snowmass's description of Loro Piana: "The longtime goal of producing a high curvature fleece with fineness, brightness and staple length has been realized in this remarkable stud. He is quite literally the embodiment of everything we desire in white huacaya and is celebrated among our highest achievements in breeding for Ultra Royal Alpaca." Now is your chance to add these superior genetics to your breeding program - ultra fine, density, coverage, staple length... I don't need to say anymore. His lineage should s...
7/30/2021