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2011 Mid-America - as a 2yr old
2011 AOBA National Show

2011Fall Festival

Yrlng Fleece: bright, shiny, fine, dense!

Cria Fleece -- brilliant & soft!

Champion Sire - Rumaki

NFS - dam of champions

Fossil Ridge's Special KBred

ARI# 31621748   D.O.B. 7/25/2009 (11 yrs)  (Due Date: 7/31/2021)

Huacaya, Female (Bred), Proven | Light Fawn

Full Peruvian
Sire: Fossil Ridge's Rumaki | ARI# 1025262  | Beige |
Dam: Fossil Ridge's Bit-O-Honey | ARI# 30473188  | White |
Service Sire: closed - Estates Stradivarius 
| ARI# 35053026  | True Black 

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If you are looking for something really SPECIAL - take a look at this dam! Special K is a daughter of Fossil Ridge Rumaki (PPeruvian Royal Fawn son) many awards to his name and Fossil Ridge's Bit-O-Honey who is a Peruvian Presidio grand daughter. The pairing of these two criated a beautiful little girl that has some of the nicest fleece. When we saw her as juvie, we knew she had great potential.

In her first spin off competition with her cria fleece -- she received 4th because it was SO DENSE, long, and crimpy that it was difficult to pull apart to prep for spinning! The judge then went on to say it was BEAUTIFUL fiber and would make lots of wonderful yarn! Hmmm, love the compliments -- even if the placement didn't reflect them! In her second spin-off with her cria fleece the comment was "gorgeous!" Since then, as you can see from her record, Special K has shown the judges that she has the fiber that is a joy to see and feel. Still showing as a 2 year old, K is garnering PURPLE ribbons, showing that she has 'staying' power into her maturity.

K was bred to Dark Secret to produce a true black male with buttery soft fiber! This male, Black Maelstrom, went on to win 13 champion banners.

We then bred her to 19x true black Jacob Black to produce multiple champion DRG male Truthsayer.

In 2018 K produced a light fawn full brother to our Maelstrom, Sirocco. He is a fawn but also has wonderful fiber, so we are currently keeping him though we should with all his brothers on our herdsire row!

We have bred K to our other multiple black champion male, Stradivarius, for hopes of another great addition (girl this time?) to our black program in 2021.

Awards

1st - 2012 AOK Blastoff, judged by Kevin O'Leary, and
Color Champion, 2012 AOK Blastoff
1st - 2012 MOPACA, judged by Amanda VandenBosch, and
RESERVE CHAMPION at the 2012 MOPACA -- not bad for 2+year old, and 80 degree / humid weather!
2nd - Fleece, 1.5 points below 1st; her blanket only 1.7 lbs (so only 5/20 for weight) due to my poor skirting!
BEST CRIMP - by judge's choice in the entire fleece competition
1st - 2012 TxOLAN Spectacular, and
RESERVE CHAMPION at the 2012 TxOLAN
1st - 2011 ABR Fall Festival, 2 yr old.... Judge seemed to give her serious consideration for RC, but not today!
2nd - 2011 ABR Fall Festival Fleece (1st: Mile High Aventuri). Her fleece was below 2 lbs, due to my poor skirting, so was dinged substantially for weight.
1st - 2011 Mid-America Alpaca Show, and
RESERVE CHAMPION - as a 2 year old at the 2011 Mid-America Alpaca Show. "better than alpacas half her age"!
3rd - 2011 AOBA National Show!! Awesome competitors in class of 12! - Tim Lavan
4th - 2011 (Level 5) GWAS Yrlng (Light Fawn) - Peter Kennedy "very fine"
1st - 2011 MAPACA spin off, (Light Fawn)
Highest Score - 2011 MAPACA spin-off (light), "Gorgeous"
1st - 2011 MOPACA spin-off (Light Fawn)
Highest Score - 2011 MOPACA spin-off (light)
Judge's Choice - 2011 MOPACA spin-off (all colors)
4th - 2011 A-OK Blastoff Halter - Diane Timmerman (finest, but small sized/frame; needs to grow)
1st - 2011 A-OK Blastoff Spinoff
3rd - 2010 Hi Plains Alpaca Show - Diane Timmerman
4th - 2010 ABR Fall Festival -Ken Hibberts
4th - 2010 ABR Fall Festival Spin-off -Barb Dedecker (see comments above -- "too dense" ?? Not for us!)
2nd - 2010 Alpacas in the Ozarks Spin-off - Cecelia Jaffe
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Offspring

Not for sale
ARI# 35044017   D.O.B. 10/6/2014 (6 yrs)
Huacaya, Herdsire (Male)| True Black, 7/8 Peruvian, 1/8 Chilean, Proven
Sire: Wolf Den's Dark Secret
Dam: Fossil Ridge's Special K
RC '16 AOA Fleece, CC '17 AOA Halter
Maelstrom breedings are again closed to outside breedings EXCEPT for a limited opportunity stud...

Autumn Sun Alpacas at Autumn Sun Acres - Calhan, CO

at Stud at Granite Bay
Not for sale
ARI# 35160458   D.O.B. 7/9/2016 (4 yrs)
Huacaya, Jr. Herdsire (Male)| Dark Rose Grey, Full Peruvian, Unproven
Sire: Avalon's Jacob Black
Dam: Fossil Ridge's Special K
A spectacular result from the pairing of K with the exceptional Avalon's Jacob Black. The genetics here are amazing. We were pleasantly surprised ...

Autumn Sun Alpacas at Autumn Sun Acres - Calhan, CO

Stud Fee:
$2,000

Updated 11/16/2020