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MHAR Aurelio (Leo) Carson

Multi-Champion Sire and Dam!

Alpaca , Huacaya , Jr. Herdsire (Male) |Unproven |Light Silver Grey

AOA# 36085040 | DOB: 9/25/2020 (2 yrs)

Sire: RR Gun's Kit Carson

17 X Champ! 10 Multi-Champ Cria!

RR Gun's Kit Carson

Huacaya Herdsire (Male) Medium Silver Grey

AOA# 30669109 DOB: 7/8/200913 yrs
Kit Carson has once again returned to CA for the winter/spring and can't wait to meet your girls! We're so excited to have him back and are looking forward to showing his youngsters at the Gold Country Gathering this fall! Recently at the 2021 Gold Country Gathering, our first show in two years, son MHAR Aurelio Carson won RC in Walking Fleece! Judge Cheryl Gehly comment on his fineness, uniformity across primaries/secondaries and lack of guard hair! Check out his 2020 cria fleece (6 months ...
  | AOA# 30669109 | Medium Silver Grey
Dam: Delphi's Risa

Multichamp Sire - Gorgeous Fleece!

Delphi's Risa

Huacaya Bred (Female) Bay Black

AOA# 35078418 DOB: 6/25/20166 yrs
Shown twice this Spring, Risa was awarded a 6th place ribbon at the 2017 Nationals - the competition was extreme, as was her behavior, lol. Then, 7 weeks later, Peter Kennedy, (renowned breeder of blacks himself), awarded her the Blue in another tough class of 7 at GWAS, which included several of the girls that had placed above her at Nationals. We think her additional fleece growth, plus some additional halter training, (she is very sweet and smart) allowed her to show her true colors. Pete ...
  | AOA# 35078418 | Bay Black
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Leo had a very nice presence early on. He's hands down the most mellow cria we've birthed here. Just look at how comfortable he is in Layla's arms on Day 9! Layla received an adoption certificate for her birthday and she came that day to choose her "Adopted Alpaca for the Year". She chose Leo, and when I told her he didn't have a name yet, she asked if she could name him. And viola, we have Leo Carson!

Both of Leo's parents are multi-Champions with excellent fleece stats including lingering fineness, nice uniformity and excellent density. So he has lots of potential! At birth, his fleece was very soft and curly. But after cria shearing, he left with his dam to head north for breeding. So unfortunately we had to wait till the following spring to see how it's growing out. The good news is that on arrival he almost immediately became best buds with one of their recently born cria. So we were sure he was in good hands!

Fast forward to six months of age after returning from Washington with mom. I took a look at his fleece one day and WOWZA! The pix here don't do him justice: he's extremely bright and fine with excellent density. It's too bad COVID 19 prevented us from showing him this spring. But he'll definitely be in the ring come fall!

We sent Leo's first fleece (just7 months growth) to the AOA National Fleece Show 2021. Judge Amanda Vandenbosch noted his even, well nourished fleece with developing staple, awarding him First Place (of 9)!

At the Gold Country Gathering 2021, Leo's 2021 fleece earned Second Place, with Judge Cheryl Gehly noting the fleece's brightness and fine secondaries. In Halter, Judge Wade Gease noted his density and staple uniformity especially between secondary and primary fibers after awarding him Second Place. Later in Walking Fleece, Cheryl Gehly praised his beautiful hand, noting the fleece was very fine, and very uniform, with little guard hair, which earned him Second Place (of 8) and Reserve Champion.

At the CA Classic 2022, Leo was awarded First Place for his density, organization and uniformity. Judge Laurel Shouvlin also noted how close the primary and secondary fiber microns were. In Walking Fleece, Judge David Barboza noted his soft hand, uniformity, dense bundling and brightness which earned him fourth place (of 8) in a very competitive class.



In the Walking Fleece show at the 2022 Gold Country Gathering Judge Dianna Timmerman noted his fineness, uniformity across the blanket,
staple length and character. She awarded him first place (72.5 points) and Color Champion.


Awards
FIRST PLACE (OF 9) - AOA NATIONAL FLEECE SHOW 2021, AMANDA VANDENBOSCH
RESERVE CHAMPION WALKING FLEECE, GOLD COUNTRY GATHERING 2021, CHERYL GEHLY
SECOND PLACE WALKING FLEECE, GOLD COUNTRY GATHERING 2021, CHERYL GEHLY
SECOND PLACE HALTER, GOLD COUNTRY GATHERING 2021, WADE GEASE
FIRST PLACE HALTER (OF 6), CA CLASSIC 2022, LAUREL SHOUVLIN
FOURTH PLACE WALKING FLEECE (OF 8), CA CLASSIC 2022, DAVID BARBOZA
SECOND PLACE (OF 4), CALPACA AUTUMN FLEECE EXTRAVAGANZA 2022, BEVERLY BREHM
FIRST PLACE HALTER, GOLD COUNTRY GATHERING 2022, STEPHANIE GLYPTIS
FIRST PLACE WALKING FLEECE, GOLD COUNTRY GATHERING 2022, DIANNA TIMMERMAN
COLOR CHAMPION WALKING FLEECE, GOLD COUNTRY GATHERING 2022, DIANNA TIMMERMAN
Purchase Terms

We accept cash, check, Venmo or credit card. Financing is available on all alpaca sales. We can work with your budget. We ask for 25% down, no interest if paid in full within one year of purchase. Purchaser will provide alpaca insurance on each animal until paid in full. Breeding/Show quality maidens come with a free breeding to any Menagerie Hill Ranch owned unrestricted Herdsire. Agisting (boarding) available - 30 days included with in State purchase of breeding quality alpaca. 90 days included for out of state purchases. Purchaser assumes all Vet fees. Transport available - first 100 miles included with purchase of breeding/show quality alpaca. Package deals available.

Updated 11/20/2022