What can you say about Hemingway's Bogart other than he is renowned, a one of a kind potent herdsire. Bogie's EPDs rival the best in the world. Bogart could challenge any young stud head to head for histogram results. After 18 years, his longevity is exemplary at 22 microns after 16 years of service to the industry. This potent Sire has 119 offspring from across the nation. He is still breeding but if you want this amazing bloodline into your herd his age certainly could prohibit breeding in the future. Bogart is the direct descendant and on of Sire MSA Hemingway G171.
Bring your best girl and create an offspring of exceptional quality, guaranteed. We are very proud to add this Hemingway son, to our small but genetically mighty white sires. Bogie is renowned for his remarkable, and extremely rare, combination of flawless fine fleece, genetic superiority and flawless fineness sustained thus far into his second decade. He passes all this to his offspring.
Compare Bogie to any male alpaca in AOA's EPD database and you will find he is superior to over 90% of all other in the EPD database. Not only is Bogie superior, but because of his longevity as a herdsire, his accuracy values for each EPD trait is the highest in the database. This insures for you the customer, will be getting the improvement you expect. To go along with his outstanding EPDs, his follicle biopsy results insures density in his offspring. At age 12 he carries a DENSITY OF 60.4/MM, SECONDARY TO PRIMARY RATION OF 10.8:1 AND MEAN SECONDARY FIBER DIAMETER OF 21 AND STANDARD DEVIATION OF 2.5. Imagine what he was like at 2 years of age.
Ian Watt writes: "Very good density supported by an average S:P ratio and excellent secondary to primary fiber population SD especially given his age at testing". Bogie is something very very special in a herdsire, his fiber quality longevity is unquestionably rare. What every breeder wants in his or her breeding program.
Take a look at this 2018 EPD Profile:
Trait Value Accuracy Rank Rank%
AFD -1.8150 0.7040 978 of 24439 4 % Top 5% SDAFD -0.4890 0.7040 1160 of 24439 4.75 % Top 5% SF -1.9410 0.7360 718 of 24439 2.94 % Top 5% %F>30 -9.2830 0.7370 54 of 24439 0.22 % Top 1% MC 5.4900 0.6970 686 of 24439 2.81 % Top 5% SDMC 2.1520 0.7140 0 of 24439 %M -3.4120 0.6510 1731 of 24439 7.08 % Top 10% MSL -1.2430 0.6450 18180 of 24439 74.39 % FW 0.5720 0.6210 2619 of 24439 10.72 % Top 15%