Oprah's fiber has maintained it's finess through four pregnancies. She gave birth to her first cria 5/3/02 a gorgeous 20.2 lb, dark brown female, sired by PCA Destino, the son of Camilio. On 6/8/03 Oprah gave birth to her second female. This time an apricot sired by PCA Destino. That color must be from Camilio. Oprah gave birth to her THIRD female cria on August 30, 2004 sired by Royal Peruvian Canaan. This youngster appears to have all the makings of a quality show animal. We're so satisfied with the pairing of Oprah and Canaan, we're breeding them back. APRIL 17, 2006 IT'S ANOTHER GIRL. Oprah delivered an 18.4 pound, medium brown, female cria without complication. This female is a carbon copy of her beautiful sire. She has his color and his presence. She started eating paca food at three weeks and at five weeks weighs 41.2 pounds. She's halter and lead broke already and a favorite of guests.
We've bred Oprah back to Bart for a spring 2007 cria just to see what
Dupioni's Vintage Kalahari
Light Fawn, 1373738, Full Peruvian
We are very pleased to introduce Kalahari. We were looking for a male with a neutral color, great crimp and coverage that we could use on all of our females. We got all that and much more. Kal's fleece is exquisite with wonderful crimp from skin to tip, uniform throughout with a beautiful shine. Kal was eager to prove himself. It took only one exposure to get his first female pregnant. He now has three females due in '08. We're anxious to see what he will produce.
Kal's sire wasn't shown until he was four years old and THEN received a 1st in halter and went on to receive the Color Champ award with praise from Judge Tim Lavan. Kal was never shown until the MOPACA Invitational in St. Louis were he received 4th out of a class of 10. The competition was tough, the weather was less than desirable and Kal had only been halter trained for a couple of months. We were happy with his placing and looked forward to showing him again in the fall. He's a beautiful male. If yo
Micron Count 2011: pending
Shearing Weight 2012: blanket 2.13 2011 cria fleece total 2.15
Octavia is Latin for "the eighth" and Lady Octavia is the eighth daughter of our foundation female, JA Oprah. Oprah passes on her incredible fineness to her cria. Octavia is no exception. Her ears and nose are slightly darker than the rest of her. She has lots of color in her background. She's a happy female.
Octavia is open and ready for breeding. Contact us for details. She's a beautiful female with perfect conformation at a great price.
Here are Octavia's numbers from the certified sorter on 10/19/13. (2011) 1,2,3 with 2.97 pounds, (2012) 1,2,3 with 2.83 pounds, (2013) 1,2,3 with 2.29 pounds. Octavia and Orchid are full sisters and almost identical. We'll combine the 1's and 2's for yarn and make bats from the 3's for felting. We'll have lots of brown yarn in the store. These girls are ready to move on and get pregnant. Call for more details.