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Building A Herd Of Champion Alpacas

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FIR Elite Starchaser

Snowmass Elite Legend Son

Alpaca , Huacaya , Herdsire (Male) |Proven |White

AOA# 35527602 | DOB: 10/4/2019 (4 yrs)

Sire: Snowmass Elite Legend

6x Light Herdsire of the Year

Snowmass Elite Legend

Huacaya Herdsire (Male) White

AOA# 30338814 DOB: 9/19/200518 yrs
MASTER OF HERDSIRES: Every livestock breed has the one Stud that surpasses all others-- not just in looks but in every element of excellence that defines the breed. In the alpaca, this element is primarily the fleece: Fineness of micron - Brightness and soft handle - good staple length - curvature - density with low primary fiber production, and most importantly, UNIFORMITY of all these traits. Snowmass Elite Legend possesses these qualities and continues to produce them year after ...
  | AOA# 30338814 | White
Dam: FIR Estrella of Corsair

3X Champion

FIR Estrella of Corsair

Huacaya Open (Female) White

AOA# 35132455 DOB: 9/13/20167 yrs
Aptly named, Estrella is the star of Flying Iron Ranch. She is exactly what we hoped for when we selected this breeding. Estrella has exceptionally bright, fine, dense and highly organized fleece that lives up to her superior pedigree. Estrella is out of our Multi Champion Accoyo America Road Warrior son Xanadu P Corsair and our Champion Xanadu Clandestine. Clandestine is Xanadu's blend of Barnabus and a Presidio daughter whose genetics boast a very fine fleece with a high EPD ranking. Cors ...
  | AOA# 35132455 | White

Fine Dense Long Staple!

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Starchaser is a young male with a long staple (5.5 inches), fineness and a great handle. Chase is super dense with a 2021 blanket fleece weight of 7.1 lbs. He is very solid with excellent bone and an appealing conformation!
In The American Alpaca Journal Issue 2: January 2020 published by Little Creek Farm/Accoyo America and Snowmass Alpacas, Lynn Edens writes the article titled Breeding to Win: An Analysis of the Genetics of Blue Ribbon Show Animals. Specifically analyzing alpacas in the white male classes Lynn says:
“Snowmass Elite Legend was by far the most important living sire represented in the collective pedigrees of the winning white male group: 18 of the 60 winning white males were produced by Elite Legend or descendants of his, and they were produced by 14 different breeding programs. He meets every test of prepotency for the production of show stock.”

The owner of Snowmass Elite Legend announced that he is no longer settling females. Snowmass Elite Legend genetics can only be obtained from his offspring. We are fortunate to have these elite genetics in Starchaser. His Dam side genetics are also very impressive tool His Dam Estrella is a multi-champion and has been one of our foundation females.

Scientific Data
Date Details/Notes
05/19/2021AFD 19.3 SD 3.5 CV 18.2 >30 0.8

Updated 3/3/2024