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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...
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. ...
AML Diplomat's First Lady

Accoyo line!

AML Diplomat's First Lady

HuacayaFemale (bred)White
AOA# DOB: 11/4/200812 yrs
This young female has a fleece with density & character so advanced! We expect nothing less from an offspring of MFI Diplomat. Diplomat is a stunning white male with a dense, highly organized fleece similar to that of his sire Accipiter. Lady's entire pedigree is impressive including names PPPeruvian Kenamori Gold, and Peruvian Vengador, Accoyo 4Peruvian Cronus, Accoyo PPPeruvian Dracula, Accoyo PPPeruvian Mr. President, MFI Accoyo Desert Sunshine, Accoyo Desert Flower, PPeruvian Epifania (dam of Equador, Accipiter and Jeronimo), Accoyo PPPeruvian Desert Velvet and great granddaughter to our Matriarch AML Hallelujah. Lady is 3/4 Accoyo and is not only spectacular in fleece and frame, she...
Camaro of Elite Maximus

Camaro of Elite Maximus

Light Fawn
AOA#  32757569
9/22/2020
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: 4/29/20165 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
CSAF Foxy News

Magnum daughter!

CSAF Foxy News

HuacayaFemale (bred)Light Fawn
AOA# DOB: 6/7/20137 yrs
Last of two great genetic lines. With the passing of her sire, AML El Duro's Magnum and her Dam, SA Grandessence, Foxy is the last born of two genetic powerhouses. Magnum has produced many outstanding offspring, with many ribbons and banners in their own right. SA Grandessence passed at age 20, leaving an impressive mark on our herd and generations to come. Unfortunately, 2017 was hard on our farm, loosing both of these amazing alpacas. Both Magnum and GE will be sorely missed and we are so happy to have been able to hold onto their last female offspring. Beautiful! This little girl is covered with a brilliant, soft, zipper crimp fleece exhibiting excellent staple length at just a mont...
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 ...
5/5/2021
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
Catera

Catera

HuacayaFemale (bred)Medium Fawn
AOA# DOB: 9/1/20119 yrs
Easily handled and very friendly, could be a farm ambassador!! Her exceptionally friendly personality is the plus to a female who carries an abundence of soft, fleece and density. Her staple length is notable. She hails from the early peruvian import greats who have ranked in the top percentiles for exceptional fleece traits, some of her pedigree includes PPeruvian Espirita (top 10%), Peruvian Leon G4560, Julia's Starlight (top 15%), NE Victoria (top 15%), Hon EE Do (top 25%) and PPeruvian Victor G4563. Catera's 2015 cria, Mimsy, is a spinners dream with beautiful crimpy and dense fleece. Catera is currently bred to our Multi Champion, AML Principio's Victory for a late summer 2021...
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 ...
8/15/2021 Available
CSAF Forever Chantilly Lace

CSAF Forever Chantilly Lace

HuacayaFemale (bred)Medium Fawn
AOA# DOB: 7/29/20164 yrs
CSAF Forever Chantilly Lace is a medium fawn female packed with grey genetics. Grey runs through her dam’s side and solid color runs through on her sire’s side. Well proportioned, Lacey is a strong boned young female, at only 7 months she stands above many others of her age. She has a square frame, correct bite, uniform color and excellent coverage. Her honey colored fleece is consistent throughout, showing a high degree of brightness, impressive staple and soft hand with a well defined crimp architecture. Sired by multi-champion, Crystal K-O, a proven champion line with strong color. Her Dam offers Danko, Silverado, Salvador Dali and Linnea for grey genetics. Solid female and solid ...
CCNF Skyhawk

9 Banners!

CCNF Skyhawk

HuacayaHerdsire (Male)Bay Black
ARI# AOA# 35203650   DOB: 7/28/20155 yrs
Skyhawk's offspring are here and WOW! We are thrilled with our 2018 Skyhawk crop - stunning MSG, DSG, TB, BB and DB. He has stamped each one with his head, spot on conformation and fleeces with outstanding crimp architecture. CCNF Skyhawk (CCNF Marick x AG Margarita), whose sire, Marick was the the 2014 AOA Nationals Brown Champion & Judges' Choice Huacaya Male as well as that year's Futurity RC Brown Male behind his paternal brother. Skyhawk's first show, NAAS/Expo, the senior judges, Amanda VandenBosch and Jude Anderson, each independently agreed that he was deserving of their respective show's Black Male Championship! Black and Grey breeders – proven genetics for your next gener...
8/20/2021
Country Lakes Wilma

Country Lakes Wilma

HuacayaFemale (bred)White
AOA# DOB: 6/8/200911 yrs
Wilma is a big girl with tons of super-white, fine, and dense fleece. She has excellent head-to-toe coverage. Wilma carries the genetics of Peruvian Bueno, El Moustachio, Hemingway, Mr. President, Legacy, and Snowmass Millenium, and that's just on her Dam's side. Her sire is multi-champion, true black, Crescent Moon's Velocity. Wilma is a favorite here as she is people and dog friendly. She was nicknamed "Wilma Jean Beauty Queen" because she loves being the center of attention. Wilma was exposed to our multi champion Snowmass Kahuna Sunrise for a early Fall 2021 cria. ...
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...
9/15/2021
A Paca Fun's Precious Lee Pink

Silver Legend of KPR line

A Paca Fun's Precious Lee Pink

HuacayaFemale (bred)Light Rose Grey
AOA# DOB: 5/19/201110 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. ...
CCNF Skyhawk

9 Banners!

CCNF Skyhawk

HuacayaHerdsire (Male)Bay Black
ARI# AOA# 35203650   DOB: 7/28/20155 yrs
Skyhawk's offspring are here and WOW! We are thrilled with our 2018 Skyhawk crop - stunning MSG, DSG, TB, BB and DB. He has stamped each one with his head, spot on conformation and fleeces with outstanding crimp architecture. CCNF Skyhawk (CCNF Marick x AG Margarita), whose sire, Marick was the the 2014 AOA Nationals Brown Champion & Judges' Choice Huacaya Male as well as that year's Futurity RC Brown Male behind his paternal brother. Skyhawk's first show, NAAS/Expo, the senior judges, Amanda VandenBosch and Jude Anderson, each independently agreed that he was deserving of their respective show's Black Male Championship! Black and Grey breeders – proven genetics for your next gener...
9/20/2021