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Man in the Moon’s Rock Soleil

100% SM Genetics - Loro Piana G’dtr!

Alpaca , Huacaya , Open (Female) |Medium Fawn

AOA# 36119677 | DOB: 7/17/2021 (1 yr)

Sire: Snowmass Rock Solid
 
Dam: Snowmass Bells of Piana

Beautiful! Defiance x Best Man genetics!

Snowmass Bells of Piana

Huacaya Bred (Female) Beige

AOA# 35528845 DOB: 8/30/20184 yrs
Bells' 2022 cria arrived on 10/2/22 and he's gorgeous!! Based on the outcome, we decided to rebreed Bells to Ganymede for an encore. Her new cria, Iapitus, has an extremely dense and curly fleece with those little rolls down the back of his neck! And he has great bone... well, doggonit, someone had different plans. Just after Ganymede left for his winter home in Texas, Bell’s decided she needed to breed again. The lucky boy is Rigel! Rigel should be able to pull color out of Bells as she has ple ...
  | AOA# 35528845 | Beige
$7500.00

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Soleil is turning out quite nicely! Her fleece is very fine with a very nice crimp — and her staple length is exemplary! She’s also quite a personable girl. We love it when an alpaca is equally valuable as a breeder and as an ambassador of the breed in our agritourism program.

In 2 of her 3 shows, the judge has indicated that her fleece is equal to those above her but her placement was based on her relative size. She has a compact but sturdy frame and we have no doubt Soleil is built well for production!

Her sire, Snowmass Rock Solid, is a brown male who does not carry dilution. Lynn Edens said of her parent's breeding: “There’s a high likelihood of a fawn cria from this pairing and it should be a really nice one with good density, fineness and brightness as it develops, as these traits are coming from both sides. Rock Solid is putting a, ahem, rock-solid frame on his crias also – you can pick them out in the field by eye.”

Soleil will be ready to breed in Spring 2023 and she’ll come with a breeding. We’d suggest Man in the Moon’s Rigel or Alpaca Palace Legend’s Rising Sun.
Awards
THIRD PLACE - 2022 HEART OF VIRGINIA SHOW - FAWN JUVIE HALTER - JUDGE ARTURO PEÑA
4TH PLACE - 2022 CAROLINA ALPACA CELEBRATION - FAWN JUVIE HALTER - JUDGE ARTURO PEÑA
4TH PLACE - 2022 CAROLINA ALPACA PARADE - FAWN JUVIE HALTER - JUDGE LAUREL SHOUVLIN
4TH PLACE - 2022 BUCKEYE FALL FEST - FAWN YEARLING HALTER - JUDGE HELEN TESTA
Purchase Terms

Standard industry contracts are used. Breeding quality alpacas come with reproductive and live birth guarantees. You may take possession of your alpacas once the down payment is received and the “contract for purchase” signed by both parties. Transfer of ownership with ARI will not occur until full payment is received. Financing is available with 25 - 33% down, with up to 24 monthly payments. Buyer must purchase full mortality insurance for alpaca and offspring, if any, naming Man in the Moon Farm LLC as beneficiary on balance due until paid in full. Breedings include 60 day agistment unless otherwise noted. Special pricing often available for multiple alpaca purchases or multiple breeding purchase. Transportation responsibility of buyer. AUCTION & PACKAGED DEAL OFFERS: These are cash only unless different arrangements are made up front. No other discounts apply unless negotiated otherwise.

Updated 1/10/2023