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Stirling Ridge VALORIE

101mm MSL! 20 micron 6yrs!

Alpaca , Huacaya , Bred (Female) |Proven |Beige

AOA# 35355960 | DOB: 7/27/2016 (6 yrs)  | Due Date: 9/20/2023


A FINE DENSE stud, 18.0 on 8th shearing!


Huacaya Herdsire (Male) Dark Brown, Bay Black

AOA# 32648096 DOB: 7/24/201210 yrs
How do you say SIMPLY GORGEOUS?...we say EPHRAIM! From his incredible head to his toes, the coverage of fine, crimpy fleece will take your breath away. We had originally thought we would send a Diomedes daughter to Colorado to pair with Tuscan Gold, but somehow Athena drew that straw. The minute she delivered Ephraim we knew it had been the right choice. She has always produced dark offspring from light sires, but this shiny black cria was a beautiful surprise, and there were more to come. ...
  | AOA# 32648096 | Dark Brown, Bay Black
Dam: Diomedes' VANORA of Stirling Ridge

14 yrs: 21 micron & TOP 1% EPD FL Wt

Diomedes' VANORA of Stirling Ridge

Huacaya Bred (Female) White

AOA# 31414920 DOB: 9/19/200814 yrs
Vanora was bred last year to J Creek Passion Encore, a medium brown stud with an amazing EPD! She's due 6/22/2023, confirmed pregnancy through ultrasound recently at WSU. Will this produce a cria with color? We bet it will be! And with Vanora's EPD combined with Encore's EPD, we think this will be a baby with phenomenal fleece. She's been bred in the past to Grazing Hills Bradford and birthed a gorgeous girl in 2020 named Kaeleigh who is now also pregnant. They both have amazing fleece with t ...
  | AOA# 31414920 | White


Huacaya Herdsire (Male) Medium Silver Grey

AOA# 31724470 DOB: 5/17/200914 yrs
First Place Grey Juvenile Male IAO 2010 Sired by 14X Champion Mile High Deacon Grey, out of Champion black female FDA Mona Lisa, Silver Blade offers highly sought after black and grey genetics: The Reverend Mr. Black, Accoyo Caligula, Bueno, Sinopsis Nocturna, Accoyo Victor, Onyx, Accoyo Cahuide and more. "Blade's fiber coverage is excellent, exhibiting soft handling and even grey fleece with a long silky staple. Superb substance of bone, compact proportions along with great style." -- Ama ...
  | AOA# 31724470 | Medium Silver Grey
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Valorie is now bred to Flying Dutchman Alpacas Deacon Grey Silver BLADE (MSG) for a September 2023 cria. Can't wait to see what this combo brings! There's a good chance we will get a grey! EXCITED!

Valorie has our best alpaca, Vanora, as her mama and the beautiful bay black Grazing Hills Ephraim as her sire. She was bred to gorgeous Grazing Hills Hezekiah and had her first cria in June of 2020. We've been wanting a Hezekiah breeding for several years, to get those Running Late genetics on the farm--this has produced a gorgeous light fawn female, Joeleigh. Valorie is a very good mama, super laid back and calm. In 2022, she gave us JAXXON, one good-lookin' white male with gorgeous fleece.

Between her dam and sire, look at the genetics behind this female: Pperuvian Leon, Peruvian Hemingway, PPPeruvian Augusto, 4Peruvian Starr Khan, PPPeruvian Cahuide, Sunny Mesa's Tuscan Gold, Hemingway-Accoyo Nautilus, and Accoyo America Diomedes. Goodness!

Valorie is just a doll: a calm, sweet little beauty with absolutely crimpy, GORGEOUS apricot fleece and LOTS of it. Her mom, Vanora, has sheared 9 LBS. of 19 micron fleece for us in the past and Ephraim sheared a 4 LB. blanket at 10 months, so we expected that Valorie would have a very fine, but heavy-weight fleece. And she hasn't proved us wrong!

She is one of our smallest girls, but shears the heaviest fleece on the farm, while being a very fine fleece (17 micron).
16 micron at 3 years! 17 micron at 4 years! Amazing! You don't usually see the combination of a fine micron (top 8% in the nation) with a heavy fleece weight (top 1%)!

2022 EPD results:
TOP 9% AFD , value - 1.516, her cria will likely have a finer fleece
Ranked 36% for SDAFD, value - 0.162, her cria will likely have a more uniform fiber diameter
TOP 11% SF, value - 1.433, her cria will likely have a lower spin fineness
Ranked 32% for %F>30, value - 3.261, her cria will likely have a lower % of fibers greater than 30 micron
Ranked 75% for MC, value - 0.41, her cria will likely have a lesser frequency crimp than average
SDMC, value +.153, assesses the uniformity of curvature
Ranked 74% for %M, value +.42, her cria will likely have more % fiber medullation
However, "the full impact of medullation remains a question at this point in time" (quote from Yocom-McColl Fiber Labs).
TOP 2.5% MSL, value 3.895, her cria will likely have a longer staple length
TOP 0.27% FW, value 1.197, her cria will likely have a more heavy fleece weight.
In this characteristic she ranked 141 out of 53,247 animals in the EPD results! Fine, long, heavy = DENSITY
BW, value 0.248 her cria will likely be a bit heavier for birth weight
Scientific Data
Date Details/Notes
06/05/201715.3 4.4 28.7 SF 16.0 CF 99.0%, staple 98.4mm, curve 36.8, sheared 5.88 lbs.
06/04/201815.2 3.7 24.1 SF 15.2 CF 99.4%, staple 88.2mm, curve 49.0mm, sheared 6.56 lbs.
06/05/201916.2 4.1 25.4 SF 16.4 CF 99.0, staple 99.4mm, curve 40.9, sheared 6.95 lbs.!
06/02/202017.1 4.3 24.9 SF 17.2 CF 99.2%, staple 96mm, curve 41.2, sheared 7.0 lbs!
06/02/202117.4 4.4 25.4 SF 17.6 CF 98.5, MSL 111mm, curve 48.9, sheared 6.04 lbs
06/07/202220.4 4.8 23.6 SF 20.3 CF 96.2%, staple 101mm, curve 48.5, sheared 8.53 lbs
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Updated 2/9/2023