If LENGTH and DENSITY with FINENESS matter to you, add some Talent to your breeding program! All you have to do is see him to know you want this fleece on your own herd! Talent has the fiber stats, show record, full accoyo pedigree and proven ability to produce offspring with excellent conformation and fleece traits, and he tops it all off with his sweet temperment.
EPD ranking for 2020: Top.95% Mean Staple Length (Top 1%) and Top 1.18% Fleece Weight
EPD ranking for 2018: Top .7% Mean Staple Length (Top 1%), and Top 1.2% Fleece Weight.
EPD ranking for 2017: Top .8% Mean Staple Length (Top 1%), and Top 1.7% Fleece Weight.
Talent is a 2X Judge’s Choice and 3X Champion Herdsire who ranks NINTH in the nation in the EPD Mate Selector Tool, when selecting for a combination of Mean Staple Length, Fleece Weight and Fineness (AFD) in the Beige Suri Male group.
Talent's follicle density is an exceptional 71 follicles/SQ MM! According to Dr. Norm Evans: "Talent rates in the 3 or 4 most dense Suri males that I have evaluated and he is very uniform..."
Talent was the Judge's Choice winner at the 2015 Suri Network's All Suri Fleece Show. His fleece placed tops out of 209 entries and he did it with his second fleece with a score of 88.5! As noted by the judge: "Superior Fleece! So fine, dense, lustrous and highly aligned!"
Talent's skirted show fleece weight of 7.2 pounds annualized, earned a score of 15 out of 15 points at the 2015 All Suri Fleece Show and AOA Nationals. His total blanket and neck shear in 2015 was a whopping 8.7 pounds annualized. His 2016 fleece also won a blue ribbon at the Suri Network Fleece Show earning 15 out of 15 points for fleece weight, along with high marks for fineness and handle. In fact, fleece judges consistently comment on density, fineness, luster, lock style and uniformity. He is a fleece machine!
Talent’s has shown the ability to produce excellent whites and lights, and to pass color. He consistently produces fleece weight, staple length and uniformity in his offspring.
Talent's biopsy stats of 71 follicles/SQ MM, excellent fineness and extensive show record, combined with his all-star Full Accoyo pedigree, brings a lot to the table for any female. Talent has so many good things to give to the Suri Alpaca industry including top notch EPDs, density, and reproductive vigor with good size and early maturity. His phenomenal follicle density and shear weight, while carrying excellent fineness is his best contribution to the commercial fiber industry.
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