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Copper Star Alpaca Farm

Proven genetics for the next generation of stars.

Barbara & Joe Crocco
132 Carson RoadMillerton, NY 12546
914.924.9197
914.879.8062
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DamService SireArrivalStatusNotes
Heather Grae

Grey beauty!

Heather Grae

HuacayaFemaleMedium Silver Grey
AOA# DOB: 11/26/200713 yrs
Lady Heather Grae is stupendous - square frame, soft handling fleece, perfect bite and well defined crimp architecture with a femine face. The offspring of two stunning greys - she is greater than the sum of her parents' parts. Lovely staple length, no spots in the blanket and a fabulous mother....
CSAF .38's Mercury Rising

CSAF .38's Mercury Rising

Medium Silver Grey
AOA# 35318262
Lady Chanel

Color Champion!

Lady Chanel

HuacayaFemaleMedium Fawn
AOA# DOB: 7/9/201010 yrs
Lady Chanel, medium fawn girl with bright, buttery soft fleece and excellent conformation and presence. Her fleece is bright with consistent crimp architecture throughout and excellent density. Chanel's sire, Riddick, has multiple blue ribbons and 3 Reserve Champions. Chanel received her first color championship at NEAC 2011. Chanel's bloodlines include 5Peruvian Inca's Ransom, PPeruvian Felix and Maple Brook Oro's Prince. Solid genetics behind this feminine looking girl. Chanel has consistently produced offspring with excellent fleece characters and conformation. Excellent foundation female and producer, an easy breeder and birther with plenty of milk. Chanel would make an excellent...
Snowmass Kahuna Sunrise

17 Banners

Snowmass Kahuna Sunrise

HuacayaHerdsire (Male)Dark Fawn
ARI# AOA# 32614633   DOB: 6/30/20119 yrs
Welcome Snowmass Kahuna Sunrise to the East Coast. We are excited to join Joe & Christy Kyger, as partners, in adding these prepotent genetics to our already stellar lineup of herdsires. 17 Banners, 29 1st Place Wins! Placed second at the 2018 National Fleece Extravaganza in Tennessee behind the Color Champion at age 6! His stats are equally impressive: Age 5, 2017, AFD 18.1; SD 3.1; %>30 - .6; CV 17.2%. Impressive! Snowmass Kahuna Sunrise stands among the most elite herdsires in the country and covers all colors! For a limited time, we are offering an introductory breeding for $1,500 (This offer ends March 2019). Kahuna will be available for service until late October at Co...
A Paca Fun's Precious Lee Pink

Silver Legend of KPR line

A Paca Fun's Precious Lee Pink

HuacayaFemaleLight Rose Grey
AOA# DOB: 5/19/20119 yrs
What a girl! Zipper crimp style, excellent density and handle. Flawless conformation and the sweetest disposition of any alpaca I have met. One look at her genetics and you will know this girl has it all. Pink's sire, Intrigue, a classic silver gray has been described as "the cutting edge" of gray genetics in North America. He has uniform consistency in both fleece architecture and micron, with a "zipper" crimp style (high amplitude, moderate to high frequency) that is present from shoulder to hip. All of Intrigue's qualities are stamped into Pink! Pink's show career boasts 11 Blues (most shows did not have a championship class in grey) and 4 Championship banners. ...
Aussie .38 Special

Aussie .38 Special

Light Rose Grey
AOA# 1389081
Proven genetics many times over. This male is simply a cut above the rest. He has 15 championship banners and 2 judges choice awards. He has won the AOBA Nationals in halter, composite, and fleece, has been Futurity Champion & Futurity Dark Herdsire of the Year, and has won the AOA Spirit of the industry award (with his 8th fleece)! His offspring are equally impressive winning ribbons and banners in all color classes. .38 Special is passing on his fine traits to his offspring; brightness, fineness, density, uniformity, crimp character, coverage, excellent conformation AND his amazingly sweet disposition - making him the herdsire you want to bring to your females. Proudly co-owned with A Paca Fun Farm and Elf-Paca Meadows. Closed to outside breedings. Breedings available with purchase of any CSAF unrestricted female. EPDs (2019) AFD 1,644 of 25,949 6.34% Top 10% SDAFD 412 of 25,949 1.59% Top 5% SF 1,314 of 25,949 5.07% Top 10% %F>30 335 of 25,949 1.3% Top 5% MSL 125 of 25,949 0.49% Top 1% FW 1,249 of 25,949 4.82% Top 5%
Peruvian Saratoga

Excellent Genetics

Peruvian Saratoga

HuacayaFemaleWhite
AOA# DOB: 7/20/201010 yrs
Saratoga is a sweet Full Peruvian girl with silky, crimpy white fiber. Her sire is Calidad Legacy's Baudelaire, the son of Maple Butter (an Accoyo Powerball daughter and AOBA National halter Color Champion and the renowned 4Peruvian Legacy). Saratoga has inherited the Legacy "look" with extremely fine, bright, uniform fiber. Saratoga's dam, Lluvia is Full Peruvian, 50% Accoyo and 25% Alianza, exhibiting and throwing Accoyo typieness and Alianza quality fiber. ...
Hobby Horse Simply Smashing

Hobby Horse Simply Smashing

HuacayaHerdsire (Male)True Black
ARI# AOA# 32430080   DOB: 8/21/20128 yrs
Absolutely stunning black male out of Rico's Arctic Rendevous who's familial fineness is off the chart in the alpaca industry! If that isn't good enough, then how about the fact that Simply Scrumptious, his dam is also a multi-champion daughter of CPeruvian Winchester!!! A quick review of Smasher's genetic pool and you will see why we had to have him on our herdsire row. Smasher's fleece is so fine and yet shows amazing bundling and crimp for any color, especially a black! He is winning over and over again in the show ring! Get your hands on him and you will see why. Update!!! He now has confirmed pregnancies! We can't wait to see his progeny!!! EPDs (2019) Trait ...
Reserved
SA Peruvian Black Klassique

Black & Grey!!

SA Peruvian Black Klassique

HuacayaFemaleTrue Black
AOA# DOB: 7/7/200515 yrs
Black and Grey!! Full sister to one of the top black herdsires, SA Peruvian Black Epic. She is dam of Hobby Horse Tall Dark and Handsome, whose 2012 histogram was: 16.6 AFD, 3.7 SD, 22.0CV, and 0.7 %> Black Klassique is one of the most dense black animals Dr. Norm Evans has evaluated! 79.5 follicles/sq mm and an SP ratio of 14.7 to 1. WOW! Co-owned with Elaine & Chuck Gerber of Woodland Meadow Farm, Saratoga, New York. ...
CSAF Foxy News

Magnum daughter!

CSAF Foxy News

HuacayaFemale (bred)Light Fawn
AOA# DOB: 6/7/20137 yrs
With the passing of her sire this past summer (2017), AML El Duro's Magnum, this girl has been moved to our foundation herd along with the last born Magnum female, CSAF Magnum's Whisper. Magnum has produced many outstanding offspring, with many ribbons and banners in their own right. Magnum will be sorely missed and we are so happy to have been able to hold onto these last two females. Beautiful! This little girl is covered with a brilliant, soft, zipper crimp fleece that is so long at just a month old, visitors and friends were asking when did we pick up a suri! :) Foxy carries a consistent, bright, well defined fleece with what some have defined as a three dimensional crimp styl...
AML Principio's Victory

5X Banner winner!

AML Principio's Victory

HuacayaHerdsire (Male)Beige
ARI# AOA# 31237116   DOB: 9/20/200812 yrs
2013 Histogram! at 5 years old 20.5 3.9 19 1.7%. Victory is still taking Color Champions at 3 years old!! Victory is 19 microns at 37 months old, and his lingering fineness is awarding him the ribbons! Take advantage of these potent genetics and book your breeding to Victory today!! Victory is sired by the wonderful AML Principio who has taken 8 Champions. Victory's Dam is a fantastic foundation female who's offspring are consistently blue ribbon winning or better! His grandmother is our Superdam-MISS CLARICE! Clarice has 19 Champion banners from only three of her offspring! (AML Gabrielle, AML Principio, and AML Nobility). What a genetic powerhouse! This is a very special male, his ...
4/30/2021
Mulan

Grey producer!

Mulan

HuacayaFemaleMedium Fawn
AOA# DOB: 6/4/200614 yrs
Mulan is a stunning fawn female. Her sire is the great Jeremiah (grandson of the legendary MFI Peruvian Jericho). Jeremiah has won Herdsire of the Year 4 years in a row, and SIX TIMES both in light and dark. Mulan's fiber characteristics exemplify her sire's with a well defined crimp, density and beauty - correct in every way, conformation, bite and the sweetest disposition, all highly sought after traits. There is no arguing that Mulan has incredible genetics which include Bueno, 5Peruvian Inca's Ransom and Peruvian Don Julio on her sire's side. Mulan's dam side has an equally impressive list of who's who of rare genetics with Peruvian King, Peruvian Touch of Gold and the infamous Royal...
CSAF Gold Patron

CSAF Gold Patron

HuacayaMaleDark Fawn
ARI# AOA# 35132851   DOB: 4/29/20164 yrs
Wow! We are happy this one is a boy! Our first Pink offspring sired by CCNF Elixer is all that we hoped for. Genetics to boost any color breeding program. Patron is a well conformed, bright, crimpy buttery soft bundles of fiber and gentle disposition. ...
5/1/2021
Meadow

Meadow

HuacayaFemale (bred)Medium Silver Grey
AOA# DOB: 5/29/200812 yrs
Meadow has proven to be an excellent mother. Her cria have represented her well in the show ring bringing home more ribbons. Meadow is a sweet girl, easy breeder and birther....
Aussie .38 Special

15X Champion, 2X Judges' Choice

Aussie .38 Special

HuacayaHerdsire (Male)Light Rose Grey
ARI# AOA# 1389081   DOB: 7/30/200614 yrs
Proven genetics many times over. This male is simply a cut above the rest. He has 15 championship banners and 2 judges choice awards. He has won the AOBA Nationals in halter, composite, and fleece, has been Futurity Champion & Futurity Dark Herdsire of the Year, and has won the AOA Spirit of the industry award (with his 8th fleece)! His offspring are equally impressive winning ribbons and banners in all color classes. .38 Special is passing on his fine traits to his offspring; brightness, fineness, density, uniformity, crimp character, coverage, excellent conformation AND his amazingly sweet disposition - making him the herdsire you want to bring to your females. Proudly co-owned with...
5/27/2021
Mountain Jewel Esmeralda

Mountain Jewel Esmeralda

HuacayaFemale (bred)Medium Silver Grey
AOA# DOB: 7/15/20155 yrs
This little girl shows she is a born leader with her curious and spunky personality. We found her in the field shortly after her birth, running across the field leading the herd of 20 girls. She's growing into a gorgeous girl with stunning presence. She's the one in the field that everyone notices. Check out her impressive genetics: Avatar, Shaquille, MSA Peruvian Brunello, A of O Silver Celebration, L Peruvian Lipton…. Her fleece is soft, crimpy and a beautiful medium silver grey, with a tweedy spot free charcoal "look". Her frame is square and sturdy. Esmeralda is currently exposed to our Multi Champion, AML Principio's Victory for a 2021 Spring cria. Proudly co-owned with o...
AML Principio's Victory

5X Banner winner!

AML Principio's Victory

HuacayaHerdsire (Male)Beige
ARI# AOA# 31237116   DOB: 9/20/200812 yrs
2013 Histogram! at 5 years old 20.5 3.9 19 1.7%. Victory is still taking Color Champions at 3 years old!! Victory is 19 microns at 37 months old, and his lingering fineness is awarding him the ribbons! Take advantage of these potent genetics and book your breeding to Victory today!! Victory is sired by the wonderful AML Principio who has taken 8 Champions. Victory's Dam is a fantastic foundation female who's offspring are consistently blue ribbon winning or better! His grandmother is our Superdam-MISS CLARICE! Clarice has 19 Champion banners from only three of her offspring! (AML Gabrielle, AML Principio, and AML Nobility). What a genetic powerhouse! This is a very special male, his ...
5/27/2021