Paloma, what a lovely young female! Her conformation is beautiful, with nice straight legs, a solid frame with a lovely white face. Her fleece shows a lovely bold crimp that is fine and shows great density.
Paloma’s dam, Purl, is a wonderful light sliver grey first place winner with very dense, but fine fleece. Purl’s sire is Magic’s Talon, a light silver grey alpaca that has won a champion and several first place ribbons! Purl carries the genetics of Hemingway, Snowmass Legacy Gold and Augusto from her dam’s side.
Paloma’s sire, CT Estrada, is a beautiful fawn alpaca that has an outstanding phenotype with a strong frame with very dense, fine fleece. Estrada, is an 8x champion who has won over 30 first place ribbons.
2017 Big E Alpaca Fleece Show judge Arturo Pena commented: “Good uniformity of length across the blanket.”
Fiber Criteria Highlights: Uniformity of Micron, 6 out of 8. Uniformity of Length, 6.5 out of 7. Uniformity of Color, 4.5 out of 5 possible points.