Kadiva is bred to produce fine fleece - fleece that stays fine over time. Don't take our word for it; check the data!
Notice her high Curvature numbers (below) of 51.8 in 2005, and 54.8 in 2008 at 4 1/2 years of age.
Fleece - As you would expect from the stats, Kadiva's fleece exhibits high frequency crimp, and impressive density.
sire - "K-2 is a full Alianza male with the goods to provide a quantum leap in fleece quality, and his offspring prove it all day. K-2 is able to lock-in fineness retention." Carol Karsten, Hidden Hill Alpacas
K-2 is owned by Hidden Hill Farm, Northwest Alpacas, and La Finca. Standing at stud at La Finca Alpacas in the Pacific Northwest through April 2013 with Richard Cruanas 503-351-1616
dam - NWA/Line Snazzy, a Hemingway daughter with an 18 micron count as an adult AND after 2 crias, according to owner Thorn Apple Farm.
Year AFD Deviation CofV SF >30 MF MSL L Std D Length CofV MC SD Curvature 200
NWA Ltd Einstein
White, 830440, Peruvian
An outstanding son of Hemingway. A multiple Blue Ribbon winner - but his real 'claim to fame' is in the fleeces of his offspring!
View her EPDs on the ARI online database... check out her pedigree... compare her fiber test results... We think you'll agree... it's a Blessing to have this female in our breeding program!
sire - NWA,Ltd Einstein. A multiple Blue Ribbon winner in some of the toughest shows: the MAPACA Jubilee and the North American! Einstein's fleece exhibits the Hemingway style crimp: high frequency, high amplitude, well-defined crimp with that 'speed bump' feel.
Einstein's sire, the Alianza import Peruvian Hemingway, needs no introduction. His dam, 4Peruvian Delicata, was imported at the age of two with the following histogram: AFD-16.6 SD-3.2 CV-19.3 %>30-0.9 At 11yrs, her AFD was 21.7 ! (John Howard, Thorn Apple Alpacas).
dam - TAF Kadiva is the daughter and grandaughter of two 'Studmaster' (TM) males - selected as 'impact sires' for their outstanding contributions to the alpaca genepool in North America: K-2 and Hemingway.
Kadiva's maternal great-granddam (aka '3rd dam), 3Peruvian Snowdrop, was imported at age 2 with a fleece weight of 5.4, and an AFD of 18.6 (!)
Bottom photo: HHF Diamante's Brillante, and Einstein daughter bred and ownedby Carol Karsten of Hidden Hill Farm.
Tryphon's Blessing is co-owned with Inti Alpacas, LLC of New Hampshire
Service Sire: Awards Received 1st - 2008 North American Alpaca Show, Mature White Males. Judge, Mike Safely First time shown! An exceptional class of mature males, including Champions.
2nd - Get-of-Sire, 2011 Northeast Alpaca Show> (behind Snowmass Royal Challenger!!) Judge: Jude Anderson and Amanda Vanden Bosch
Only a handful of Bolero's offspring have been shown: SSRMT Timbuck2 - 3 time Reserve Champion White Huacaya Male each time behind his brother: SSRMT Status Symbol - 6 time Champion White Huacaya Male!!!
*Status Symbol's skin biopsy was in the TOP 5% of huacaya males EVER evaluated by Dr. Norm Evans.
Inti B Poco Bueno - won Best Hand, Best Crimp, Judges Choice... and High Score in Show: 92!!! Judge: Polly Michalis
Inti B My Girl 6 time Champion, including Reserve Champion at the 2011 North American! and Breeders Showcase Judges Choice!