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Mark Edmonds + Brenda Landes
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Prometheus - 1st Place @ 6.4 months

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Future Herdsire - Out of Zagato!

Man in the Moon's Prometheus

Huacaya, Male, Light Fawn

ARI# 35230700, D.O.B. 10/7/2016 (Under 1 yr), Full Peruvian

Sunset Hills Zagato 
| ARI# 32423105  | Medium Fawn  |

WP Elite Delilah 

Elite Maximus Girl bred to 4X JC!

WP Elite Delilah

Huacaya, Female, Proven, Light Fawn, 7/8 Peruvian, 1/8 Chilean
ARI# 32691771 | DOB: 11/1/2013
WP Elite Delilah has spectacular fleece! (and so does her first cria who just garnered a 1st Place ribbon at MAPACA under Judge Sharon Loner! See his fleece shot on his web page.) -- incredible uniformity of fineness, crimp, bundle, density and soft handle! Delilah's 2nd shearing had a Grade 1 Ultra Fine Royal Baby fleece with a comfort factor close to 100%! AND, she's bred to 4X Judge's Choice and multi-Champion, Snowmass Legend Rising!

Delilah is out of the renowned stud, The Elite Maxi...
| ARI# 32691771  | Light Fawn 

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Category: Alpacas For Sale
Starting Bid $7,000  (reserve not met)
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Ends: Sunday, September 24, 2017 8:00:00 AM CT
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Wow! We had been hoping for all female crias this year, but Man in the Moon's Prometheus is very likely to be a male alpaca worth having. He's an eye-catching light fawn male out of Sunset Hills Zagato & WP Elite Delilah -- what a pedigree! At 5 weeks old, it's clear that his fleece is developing into something to behold -- density, fineness, and tight little crimpy curls throughout. At 2 months, his fleece shot is above. At 4 months old, it's clear that Prometheus is a stand-out; at MAPACA, he took Blue!

Prometheus' herdsire, Sunset Hills Zagato, is highly decorated in the show ring winning multiple championships and two Judge's Choice awards. His fleece is soft, dense and spectacular with high frequency, high amplitude crimp structure. His conformation, stellar! Royal Fawn and Zephyrus would be proud to have him carry on their legacy....and he's doing a wonderful job, as evidenced by Prometheus and his siblings that are on the ground so far -- all show worthy and winning ribbons!

Prometheus' dam, WP Elite Delilah, also carries an amazing fleece, so it's no wonder that Prometheus has inherited the density, fineness, and bundles readily apparent in both of his parents. Delilah is out of another renowned herdsire, The Elite Maximus, who was a multiple Get of Sire champion and champion himself. At 13 years old (2014), The Elite Maximus held a histogram of less than 19 microns! And that fineness was incredibly uniform, with a comfort factor of close to 100%. Wow!!

Prometheus will play a prominent role in our 2017 show string...but, at the same time, we'll entertain any offers should you want him to be in yours. This boy is destined for herdsire row -- no doubt about it!


Prometheus is a shew in for our 2017 show string! He has stellar conformation & fleece characteristics.
1st Place MAPACA LF Male Juvenile - Judge Sharon Loner

Financing Terms

Terms are negotiable and dependent upon purchase. Auction offers are cash only unless different arrangements made up front. No other discounts apply unless negotiated otherwise.

Standard industry contracts are used. Breeding quality alpacas come with reproductive and live birth guarantees, & 90 day free board. 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, and is interest free to qualified buyers. 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.

For individual purchases over $3000, significant discount for cash sales paid in 30 days. Special pricing often available for multiple alpaca packages. Transportation responsibility of buyer.

Updated 8/11/2017