Our animals are well-socialized, friendly and easy to care for and are being bred to quality males as we strive to keep on improving our herd with good conformation and fleece.
Silk of PeruWe have added Silk of Peru to our breeding program to further improve our alpacas. He comes to us from Edgewood Farms in Allegany, NY and had an amazing micron count of 21 at 8 years of age. In June 2010 Silk's fleece was classified as Grade 3 -- an amazing accomplishment for an 11-year-old male!
Silk is full-Peruvian and half-Accoyo and we are offering him at stud. Silk is a beautiful white alpaca, and his sire is the renowned Peruvian Snowmaster - the only North American born alpaca to be re-imported into Peru.
Silk is a great addition to our herdsire resources and we are looking forward to seeing the long term improvements he can make to our herd at Ruebarb Alpacas.
Out of seven crias born at Ruebarb Alpacas this year, six of them, 3 females and 3 males, were sired by Silk of Peru. We are delighted with all of them and look forward to more of his crias on the ground next year. It is so satisfying to watch them out racing in the field in the morning!
We also had another female born this year, sired by El Negro Modelo of Mager Mountain Alpacas. All our crias have great conformation and fleece, we are very pleased with the outcome of our breeding plan. It proves that we are improving our herd, which is our goal.
Friday, July 28, 2017