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Bright Idea

Danko Granddaughter

Bright Idea

HuacayaFemale (bred)Light Fawn
AOA# DOB: 6/3/200911 yrs
Bright Idea is truly that, a breeding decision that was well thought out and became Champion! Bright Idea was in Patagonia's show string in 2010, earning Reserve Color Champion. She is conformationally correct and possesses a FINE, bright and dense fleece, just what you expect out of a purple banner. Bright Idea has fineness: Histogram 16.1m, sd=3.2m, cv=19.7%, >30=0.5% Bright Idea is Sired by Ogilvie, a fawn Nisho son who has both black and gray genetics. Ogilvie's Dam is a Danko Daughter. Bright Idea's Granddam Artista was also a Champion in 2003. ...
Sterling Rose

EPD Top 1% Ranking

Sterling Rose

HuacayaMaleMedium Brown
ARI# AOA# 31651851   DOB: 9/6/200911 yrs
Sentinel Ranch is proud to Welcome Sterling Rose to our Herdsire row! We thank Brian and Terri Gedney of Treasure Valley alpacas for this exceptional male! Sterling Rose was chosen as a Herdsire for his exceptional fineness at 14.1 microns! Currently he is five years old, and fineness is holding at 17.7 microns! EPD top 1% leader trait! According to Yocom McColl, the average huacaya has a mean curvature of 33.2 degrees per millimeter. Finer fiber diameter is often associated with a higher mean curvature. The greater the number of degrees per millimeter, the finer the crimp. Sterling's mean curvature is 62.5 deg/mm, which means finer fiber! Needing to add in Crimp? Extreeme High...
Patagonia's Amada

Patagonia's Amada

HuacayaFemale (bred)Dark Brown
AOA# DOB: 6/25/200911 yrs
Amada's deep red color is striking. She has excellent fleece coverage and a typey head, very fine female, soft hand. Amanda is sired by Patagonia's top Herdsire Lennox. Histogram: afd:17.1m, sd: 4.2m, cv: 24.5%, %>30: 0.8 Amada sells with a breeding to any Herdsire on Sentinel Ranch with a live birth guarantee. We recommend Vinson Massif for her next breeding....
Patagonia's El Pistolero

Patagonia's El Pistolero

Alpacapalooza 1st place Halter 2011
Patagonia's Carmencita

Lennox Daughter

Patagonia's Carmencita

HuacayaFemale (bred)Light Rose Grey
AOA# DOB: 5/23/200911 yrs
Carmencita is a Lennox daughter, we appreciate her uniformity and excellent fiber characteristics holding nicely for this female who has already birthed offspring. She has perfect conformation and a nice head with good fiber coverage. She is a good mother, attentive with ample milk and ease of birth. We appreciate her good personality and uncommonly good health. Her Sire Patagonia's Lennox with hundreds of offspring, is one of the most renowned Herdsires well know for his excellent characteristics. Carmentcita has a female Cria at side 8/1/17. Cria sired by Sterling Rose, our Top EPD trait leader, exhibiting extreme lasting fineness. We are thrilled with his cria on the ground thi...
Sterling Rose

EPD Top 1% Ranking

Sterling Rose

HuacayaMaleMedium Brown
ARI# AOA# 31651851   DOB: 9/6/200911 yrs
Sentinel Ranch is proud to Welcome Sterling Rose to our Herdsire row! We thank Brian and Terri Gedney of Treasure Valley alpacas for this exceptional male! Sterling Rose was chosen as a Herdsire for his exceptional fineness at 14.1 microns! Currently he is five years old, and fineness is holding at 17.7 microns! EPD top 1% leader trait! According to Yocom McColl, the average huacaya has a mean curvature of 33.2 degrees per millimeter. Finer fiber diameter is often associated with a higher mean curvature. The greater the number of degrees per millimeter, the finer the crimp. Sterling's mean curvature is 62.5 deg/mm, which means finer fiber! Needing to add in Crimp? Extreeme High...
Patagonia's Crema Andina

Nice uniformity in Histogram!

Patagonia's Crema Andina

HuacayaFemale (bred)Beige
AOA# DOB: 7/21/199921 yrs
Patagonia's Crema Andina exhibits very fine, uniform, high frequency/low amplitude crimp from tip to skin. She has a perfect frame for ease of birth and a good mother. Her Dam line has a strong tendency towards white, therefore we would keep her bred to a light colored or white uniform and fine male. Her Histogram says it all: afd: 18.8m, sd: 3.6m, cv: 18.9%, %>30: 1.3 She also sells with a breeding to any Herdsire standing at Sentinel Ranch. ...
Patagonia's Cayo

Remarkable density

Patagonia's Cayo

HuacayaMaleWhite
ARI# AOA# 30466043   DOB: 6/20/200614 yrs
Proudly co-owned with Alpacas de la Patagonia. Cayo's show record speaks for this incredible male! Check out his stats! Histogram: 2007 AFD=14.3m, sd=3.4m, cv=23.8%, <30=0.4% (1 year of age) Density: 91.25 follicles per SQ MM S/P Ratio: 13.5 to 1 2013: AFD 21.6 SD 4.5 CV 20.8 >30 3.7% (age 7!) 2016: AFD 21.4 SD 4.6 CV 21.3 >30 3.9 (age 10!) Not only is Cayo a Champion himself, he is a producer of Champions in many colors; including El Galan, La Palomita, Tita and our very own, Starshire's Antares! Discounts offered for multiple breedings, and this summer 2016 drive by breedings $1750! Call now ...
Patagonia's Jorgina

Excellent birther, plenty of milk

Patagonia's Jorgina

HuacayaFemaleLight Fawn
AOA# DOB: 4/29/201010 yrs
Jorgina is a very typey female on a strong frame, nice head and lovely fiber. We appreciate her density, crimp, coverage and overall fleece character. She is well proven and will make an excellent foundation female, with many years of cria to come. Her 2015 Cria is a very bright male with showing fiber architecture, fineness and uniformity! Born 8/16/15. Jorgina is out of El Vasco, a TB male known for passing fineness in color. Jorgina has grey in her genetics, and would be a good candidate for breeding to grey or black if you wish to produce grey. 2017 Cria is a female out of Patagonia's Vinson Massif (Champion). Jorgina sells with a live birth guarantee, and an additi...
Patagonia's Klondike Gold

A Lennox Son!

Patagonia's Klondike Gold

HuacayaMaleMedium Brown
ARI# AOA# 32357097   DOB: 6/26/20119 yrs
Klondike Gold's sire, Lennox is an 8-time color champion Danko son. He has sired champions in all colors from white to black. Lennox's flees is superb, and at the age of 10 years his blanket remains extremely fine and dense. In Klondike Gold, we see the same desirable qualities that Lennox infused into the Patagonia herd. Klondike Gold's combination of EXTREEME density and fineness in his fleece is what sets him apart. Add to that a beautiful head on a solid frame and you have this exceptional Herdsire. Klondike begun his breeding career in 2014, and now has offspring in the show ring. Check out his show record! Histogram: afd=18.3m, sd=4.0m, cv=22.1%, >30=1.4% ...
Patagonia's Kalliope

Lennox Daughter

Patagonia's Kalliope

HuacayaFemale (bred)Medium Rose Grey
AOA# DOB: 7/14/200911 yrs
Patagonia's Kalliope stands on a nice frame, full coverage fiber, good staple, soft hand, fine. She has a half white top knot, like many rose grays. She is a nice birthing female with many years of cria yet to come, good milk. Her sire is Patagonia's Lennox!- the top Patagonia Herdsire, known for his fineness, producing Champion after Champion. This Lennox daughter is a beautiful, good tempered female, and easy to handle. She sells with a Breeding to any Herdsire at Sentinel Ranch, and we would suggest pairing her with Marengo. ...
Patagonia's Marengo

Patagonia's Marengo

Med Rose Gray
Patagonia's La Castana

Patagonia's La Castana

HuacayaFemale (bred)Bay Black
AOA# DOB: 5/1/20128 yrs
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 fr...
Patagonia's Vinson Massif

Multi-Champion

Patagonia's Vinson Massif

HuacayaMaleMedium Brown
ARI# AOA# 31497305   DOB: 11/5/200811 yrs
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 Ranch. We bred to Vinson 2014 season, and we were struck by his upright stature, solid bone, typey head, and his fine fleece! Check out Vinson's histograms below! He has very dark points and dark gum...
Patagonia's Maracuya

GRAY bred to GRAY

Patagonia's Maracuya

HuacayaFemale (bred)Light Silver Grey
AOA# DOB: 9/18/200911 yrs
Maracuya is a nicely fleeced female with staple length and solid frame. She is not the prettiest girl in the field, but we are betting her cria will be! Maracuya is out of El Vasco, a True Black Champion male, known for his fineness and most dense according to follicle count testing. Dam is SilverBelle, a uniform gray female. Maracuya is currently bred to Patagonia's Marengo, a fine fleeced, uniform silver gray male, with excellent head and perfect frame= exactly what this female needs for a beautiful cria. She sells with a breeding to any Herdsire at Sentinel Ranch. We would pair her again with Marengo....
Patagonia's Marengo

Patagonia's Marengo

Med Rose Gray
AOA# 31690546
Patagonia's Zarah

Bright Fleece!

Patagonia's Zarah

HuacayaFemale (bred)White
AOA# DOB: 9/6/200911 yrs
Zarah has a bright, beautiful fleece. Nice typey female with an advanced head, we appreciate her soft handle, staple structure, density, and frame. Both her Dam and Sire were on Patagonia's Showstring, as well as her full sister Acadia who placed 1st at AOBA Nationals in 2004! Sister La Nieta was Champion at the Buckeye Alpaca Show in 2000. Now, Zarah is a newer model that is sure to have stunning offspring! Her histogram is afd: 22.7m, sd: 4.7m, cv: 20.6%, <30%6 Zarah is an excellent foundation Female with many years of breeding still ahead! Zarah is Sired by Ogilvie, a fawn Nishio son who has both black and grey genetics. Ogilvie's Dam is a top grey Patagonia breeding f...
Patagonia's El Vasco

Lasting fineness

Patagonia's El Vasco

HuacayaMaleBay Black
ARI# AOA# 851981   DOB: 8/2/200317 yrs
Proudly co-owned with Alpacas de la Patagonia. Patagonia's Vasco is a beautiful black male sired by the exotic, Patagonia's Neruda. Vasco has a beautiful fleece that is fine and full of tight crimp. A skin biopsy by Dr. Evans ranked Vasco in the top 1% in density (70 follicles SQMM. SP ratio: 13 to 1). Discounts offered for multiple breedings. 2005: AFD=19, SD=4.1, CV=21.8%, >30=1.1% (70 follicles SQMM. SP ratio: 13 to 1). 2007: AFD=21.4, SD=3.6, CV=16.6, >30=2.3% 2013: AFD=23.6, SD=4.9, CV=20.9, >30=9.5 At age 10!!! ...
Sentinel's Azteca Rose

Everything that Glitters in Grey

Sentinel's Azteca Rose

HuacayaFemaleDark Rose Grey
AOA# DOB: 7/14/20146 yrs
Azteca Rose is a beautifully well grown, we appreciate her long staple, fineness, soft hand, bright fiber, consistent crimp, and uniformity of character and micron. Azteca Rose is a dark grey, as a juvenile she showed as a fantastic indefinite dark, as she has matured, her color classifys as dark grey. She is certainly a stunning female! At Aztecas' Debut show, Alpacapalooza, Judge Helen Testa had these Oral Reasons for placing her first: fineness, LONG staple, a uniform fleece and uniform architecture, her frame was a perfect fit in the 'box'. First place at CABA Classic, judge Nick Harrington-Jones oral reasons were: Uniformity, fineness, soft hand and well grown female. Her dam i...
Patagonia's Marengo

Rosegrey

Patagonia's Marengo

HuacayaMaleMedium Silver Grey
ARI# AOA# 31690546   DOB: 6/20/201010 yrs
What I notice when I walk into the Herdsire pasture is Marengo's strong stature, solid bone and upright stance. Who is that stunning grey out there-- Marengo! He has extensive fiber coverage from his typey head to his toes! His fiber is crimpy, fine, dense and bright. Histogram: afd=18.2m, sd=3.9m, cv=21.7%, >30=1.2% His Dam Alegre has been an excellent grey producer including Barranquilla, Shakira and Rosalinda! Take a look at the photo of his fleece and you will see what a wonderful specimen Marengo is! We love that we found Grey in a fine fleece, excellent head, solid bone and high frequency crimp! Marengo has cria that hit the ground in 2015! We are excited to share...
Sentinel's Enchanted

Sentinel's Enchanted

HuacayaFemaleDark Fawn
AOA# DOB: 7/15/20146 yrs
We give you Sentinel's Enchanted: a well balanced female, with exquisite fiber, exhibiting fineness, uniformity of micron, color and character. Enchanted's fiber expresses zipper crimp in tiny bundles that put her in the seed stock female category! We appreciate her head, with a pleasing look and personality, this female is sure to be a Dam line that produces excellence. We are offering Enchanted for sale as a testimony of our Ranch and mission to offer seed stock genetics. Boy is it hard to let her go, but I am sure the new owners will appreciate her contribution to their ranch as we do. Enchanted is a Patagonia's Comisario daughter. Read Comisaro's Bio on his link! This male is a ...
His Majesty

His Majesty

White
Solid white Herdsire with excellent fiber characteristics.
Sentinel's Star Dust

Ernesto Daughter

Sentinel's Star Dust

HuacayaFemale (bred)Dark Brown
AOA# DOB: 8/1/20146 yrs
Star Dust is very well grown female who is exhibiting excellent character in her fiber with uniformity, style, amplitude and micron throughout. She has a striking head passed from her sire Ernesto and long staple length. We appreciate her tiny bundles and uniform dark brown color. She has a gentle personality and is perfectly conformed. Her sire is Patagonia's Ernesto, a 7X Champion and Judges Choice Winner! He exhibits both fineness and density. He has Champion offspring, well proven to pass on his excellent qualities. Star Dust's Dam is Patagonia's Teana, a 4X Champion female, exhibiting fabulous dense, crimpy and bright fleece. Peter Kennedy awarded her 4th place at Futuri...
Patagonia's Vinson Massif

Multi-Champion

Patagonia's Vinson Massif

HuacayaMaleMedium Brown
ARI# AOA# 31497305   DOB: 11/5/200811 yrs
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 Ranch. We bred to Vinson 2014 season, and we were struck by his upright stature, solid bone, typey head, and his fine fleece! Check out Vinson's histograms below! He has very dark points and dark gum...