4X Blue Ribbon Winner in Fleece! Laiyelah is a compact alpaca who has nice proportions, a lovely head, heavy bones, and a gorgeous black fleece. Her fleece has a wonderful handle with excellent staple length, and at 6 years of age, she is still winning blue ribbons!
In addition to Laiyelah's physical attributes, she is quite the charmer. Last year she captured the eye of a newspaper photographer and her picture was featured in the Minneapolis Star Tribune. She is one of our more curious alpacas who is often intrigued by the visitors that come to our farm.
Laiyelah is an excellent mother who has produced two beautiful grey boys out of Dom Savone, and now a true black female out of Strider of the Shire.
STRIDER, out of two steel grey parents, Amanda Vandenbosch's PALIDEN, Who's sire is WILE COYOTE (grey). Dense, Dense, Dense with great crimp, bone, bite and confirmation plus. Still feeling quite soft as he is now Six years old. Now back in the United States and settling females. Throwing black on black and grey on grey(spot free). The uniformity of the fleece is outstanding.
Gracey, his first daughter to compete in the USA was entered in the New York show, Dr.Julio Sumar awarded her the Blue and Purple Reserve Champion in the yearling grey class.
STRIDER IS THE ONLY KNOWN BLACK HERDSIRE TO BEAT EVERY COLOR CHAMPION AND SOME MULTIPLE COLOR CHAMPIONS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF ONE WHITE , AT ONE OF CANADA'S LARGEST SHOWS TO RECEIVE THE SUPREME RESERVE CHAMPIONSHIP !
Reviewing the reports in so far on 2007 Crias, Silver Grey or True Black Dams, 17 of 18 TB when bred to TB, 3 SG of 3 when bred to grey, 1 SG when bred to WHITE ! One TB when bred to SG.
Spirit Song Laiyelah's Serenah (Strider daughter!)
Serenah is the first daughter of our Spirit Song Laiyelah, who placed first in fleece four times; and her sire is the true black color champion and reserve supreme champion, Strider of the Shire. Serenah lineage includes several well known herdsires: FDA Paladin, Wily Coyote, The Silversmith, SA Karrington, SA Emperado, and 4Peruvian Black Magic. Through her dam, Serenah is a sixth generation true black.
Serenah has a strong lineage and has been a very good mom. She won three second place ribbons at shows as a juvenile. She has heavy bones and a dense fleece with good character. Her first cria is a true black female out of Dom Savone, Spirit Song Dona Savina (SOLD)
Her price also includes a breeding to Spirit Song Pasha or Spirit Song Dom Pavarotti.
Awards Received 2008: * 2nd Juvenile True Black Females, MN Alpaca Expo * 2nd Juvenile True Black Females, IAOBA Riverside Alpaca Fest * 2nd Juvenile True Black Fleece, NIAE