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The day before shearing, ARCHIMEDES rolled just before this photo. INDEFINITE brown fleece.
ARCHIMEDES' sire! Archimedes Vintage CRUSADER!

ARCHIMEDES' paternal granddam: AOBA fleece AND halter CHAMPION!, DONA SAVIA Tolst.

ARCHIMEDES' maternal grandsire: multiple Color CHAMPION, STF JETSON!

ARCHIMEDES' maternal, ACCOYO great grandsire: COYO DESTINI!

ARCHIMEDES' offspring, ALEXZANDER! Beautiful Silver GREY fleece. SEE his page.

Siring APPALOOSA & GREY!

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ARI# 32539776   D.O.B. 6/30/2013  (4 yrs)

Huacaya, Male, Proven | Medium Brown

3/4 Peruvian, 1/4 Chilean
Sire: Archimedes Vintage Crusader | ARI# 30019601  | medium rose grey |
Dam: Vintage Black-Star | ARI# 32132748  | true black |

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$1,500 Excellent lineage!

Stud Fee:

$500 Excellent qualities!
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Dense, lustrous, fine brown fleece. Perfect conformation enhanced by a regal presence! Sired by ROSE GREY, award-winning Archimedes Vintage CRUSADER [Vintage Alpacas], ARCHIMEDES is 5/16ths ACCOYO and has a phenomenal, 7-generation heritage that is heavily weighted with CHAMPIONSHIPS. Bred to our "fancy" BLACK MoonTraxx PRISCILLA, he sired a beautiful FAWN APPALOOSA! Bred to our silver GREY Royale ALEXANDRIA, he sired handsome, grey ALEXZANDER! ARCHIMEDES sires COLOR!!!

SIRE: Archimedes Vintage CRUSADER [rose grey]: 2008 MAPACA COLOR CHAMPION [1/2 AOOCYO/1/2 CHILEAN] with fleece LOADED with density, crimp, and brightness, almost like a platinum sheen. Mary Reed estimated his micron at 14-16 microns and with absolutely NO guard hair!

Paternal great grandsire: Peruvian Accoyo CAMILIO, sired by Don Julio Barreda's Standing Bear. Top fawn pick in the largest import of Accoyo fawn herd sires to date [1994]. Apricot-colored fleece.

Paternal great, great grandsire: PPeruvian CALIGULA [white]: Don Julio Barreda’s favorite 1994 ACCOYO export and considered by Barreda to be his “business card” in the alpaca industry. A SUPERIOR ACCOYO and THE foundation herd sire of Pacific Crest ACCOYO America Alpacas.
Paternal great, great grandsire: Jolimont 2Peruvian IVANO [white] {Canadian}: With fleece as dense as ACCOYOS and as fine as SOLLOCOTAS and highly heritability to retain fineness. An EXTREMELY rare bloodline.

Maternal great, great grandsire PPPeruvian ROYAL FAWN [fawn]: The ONLY light FAWN ACCOYO ever exported from Don Julio Barreda’s herd, with a history of passing his fine-fibered genetics to his offspring.

Maternal great grandsire: Black Peruvian ROYAL FOREST [black]: ROYAL FAWN's ½ ACCOYO son. With excellent phenotype, coverage, and conformation, winning a FLEECE Championship and additional 1st Place wins at Alpacafest, AOBA, etc.

Maternal grandsire: STF JETSON [black]: “The true black that feels white!” A ROYAL FOREST son! One of the most heavily decorated herd sires in the country, with fleece and halter CHAMPIONSHIP and RESERVE wins at top shows.

Maternal great grandsire: RFA TURK [brown] {Canadian}: IVANO’s stunning son! Multiple Reserve, Grand, & Supreme CANADIAN Championships and THE #1 dark herd sire in Canada, with highly heritable, exceptional fleece & phenotypic characteristics.

Maternal great, great grandsire: COYO Destini [white] {Canadian}: ACCOYO. Imported in utero via PPPeruvian CALIENTE from Don Julio Barreda’s Accoyo Estancia, a 2X Canadian GRAND CHAMPION! COYO consistently passed on long-lasting fineness, good density, well-defined crimp, & his trademark gentle temperament.

Maternal great, great grandsire: Peruvian BUENO [white]: THE #1 1993 import choice with a SUPERIOR rating, earning NUMEROUS 1st Halter/Get-of-Sire awards! Maternal great, great, great, great grandsire: CASANOVA II [fawn pattern] {Canada}: famed CHILEAN herd sire @ 11 years of age had an incredibly fine, 21.6 micron fleece!

Awards

ROYAL FAWN [PPPeruvian…] show record: [ARCHIMEDES' maternal great, great grandsire]
AOBA National Show 1999 - Halter - Huacaya - Get of Sire
AOBA National Show 2000 - Halter - Huacaya - Get of Sire
AFCNA Continental Fleece Show 2007 - Fleece - Huacaya - mature medium fawn male
COYO Destini CANADIAN show record: [ARCHIMEDES' maternal great, great grandsire]
CHINOOK Challenge 1998 – Huacaya – Grand Champion [Burgis Brook Alpacas/ Mierzejewski]
CALGARY Stampede 1999 – Huacaya – Grand Champion [Burgis Brook Alpacas/ Mierzejewski]
TURK, RFA CANADIAN show record: [ARCHIMEDES' maternal great grandsire]
"This macho has multiple Reserve, Grand and Supreme Canadian championship awards to his credit." Daryl & Shirley Krause/Amber Autumn Alpacas/Oregon
ROYAL FOREST, Black Peruvian show record: [ARCHIMEDES' maternal great grandsire]
AOBA National Show 2001 – Fleece – Huacaya – black 13-24 mos.
NORTHERN ILLINOIS Alpaca Extravaganza [NIAE] 2002 – Fleece – Huacaya – mature
AOBA Summer Nationals Fleece Show 2003 – Fleece – Huacaya – true black adult
AlpacaFest [OABA] 2004 – Fleece – Huacaya – black 36-60 mos.
AlpacaFest [OABA] 2004 – Fleece – Huacaya – black color championship
AOBA National Convention Fleece Show 2004 – Fleece – Huacaya – bay black/true black 3 yr. + male
NORTH AMERICAN Alpaca Show 2004 – Fleece – Huacaya – dark 3 yr. & older
STF JETSON show record: [ARCHIMEDES' maternal grandsire]
AOBA National Conference 2006 – Fleece – Huacaya – true black juvenile male
AOBA National Conference 2006 – Fleece – Huacaya – black male championship
EMPIRE Alpaca Extravaganza 2006 – Halter – Huacaya – true black yearling male-A
EMPIRE Alpaca Extravaganza 2006 – Halter – Huacaya – black male color championship
KENTUCKY Classic 2006 – Halter – Huacaya – true black juvenile male-A
KNOX FARM Alpaca Festival 2009 – Halter – Huacaya – shorn true black yearling male
MAPACA Eastern Jubilee 2006 – Halter – Huacaya – true black juvenile male-A
MAPACA Eastern Jubilee 2006 – Halter – Huacaya – black male color championship
OABA AlpacaFest 2006 – Halter – Huacaya – true black yearling male-A
OABA AlpacaFest 2006 – Halter – Huacaya – black male color championship
PAOBA Breeder’s Showcase 2006 – Halter – Huacaya – true black juvenile male
AOBA National Show 2007 – Halter – Huacaya – true black yearling male-A
AOBA National Show 2007 – Halter – Huacaya – black male color championship
CAROLINA Alpaca Celebration 2007 – Halter – Huacaya – true black yearling male
CAROLINA Alpaca Celebration 2007 – Halter – Huacaya – black male color championship
FUTURITY Show 2007 – Halter – Huacaya – true black yearling male
MAPACA Eastern States Jubilee 2007 – Halter – Huacaya – true black yearling male-A
I understand that everyone has differing levels of financial concern. Therefore, I try to offer customized financial plans at NO interest.

If you would like to create your own alpaca package, feel free to do so, and then make an offer!

INCLUDED in the price of each LaCroix alpaca:
Support and/or mentoring services.
Medical, fertility, reproductive, and registration warranties.
30 days live cria guarantee.
90 days free board.

Transportation: LaCroix Alpacas is able to transport alpacas and is very willing to work with the buyer concerning transportation.

Offspring

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ARI# 35301608   D.O.B. 5/24/2017 (Under 1 yr)
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Sire: ARCHIMEDES Crusader de LaCroix
Dam: ALEXANDRIA, Royale...de LaCroix
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Updated 10/20/2017