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Rare Gem Alpacas

Breeding Harlequin, Appaloosa and Unique Colors!

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2015 MIAF - Reserve Color Champion
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Fiber / Scientific Data

4/21/21AFD 22.5 / SD 4.6 / CV 20.7 / CF 94.8 / %>30: 5.2% / MSL 78 (Age 9)
4/14/18AFD 20.9 / SD 3.9 / CV 18.5 / CF 98% / %>30: 2% (AGE 6)
04/10/2016AFD 20.5 / SD 4.6 / CV 22.4% / CF 97% / %> 30: 3%
5/20/2013AFD 16.4 / SD 3.2 / CV 19.7 / %>30 0.4

Producer of Champions!

FTAF's Privateer

ARI# 32318326   D.O.B. 6/24/2012

Huacaya, Herdsire (Male), Proven | Light Fawn

3/4 Peruvian, 1/4 Chilean
Sire: SHVN The Buccaneer | ARI# 30402904  | True Black 
Dam: Crown Jewel of PVA | ARI# 30831872  | Medium Fawn |

Fall 2022- Congratulations to Mary Miller of Aspen Alpacas on her purchase of FTAF Privateer. At age 10, Privateer is as handsome as ever and going strong. We are ever so grateful for what he has added to our herd over the years. He has blessed Rare Gem Alpacas and our clients with many amazing champions and foundation offspring. We will miss this sweet dispositioned boy, but happy that he is going to such a great home and program.
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Privateer's offspring made their first show appearance March 2019. RG Privateer's First Mate took two 1 firsts and Grey Color Champion in both Halter (out of 17) and Walking Fleece (out of 33). RG Harley's Davidson took first of 13 in his Walking Fleece class and then Reserve Color Champion Walking Fleece (25 total). We can now add "Producer of Champions" to Privateer's list of fine qualities.

Privateer’s grey, 3X color champion son sold at 2020 Amber Autumn Auction. Congratulations Jamey Haney on her purchase of this beautiful Privateer offspring.

Privateer's 2017 skin biopsy at 5yrs old by Dr. Norm Evans shows a density of 71 follicles/sqmm. SP ratio is 12.1 to 1 with level 4 of 4 gland presence which correlates with what senior judges are referring to as “well-nourished fleeces”. Secondary fibers average 21.9 microns and primary fibers averaging 30.1 giving him a variation of only 8.2 microns.

I greatly anticipated the arrival of this guy and he is all that I expected and more. He is out Crown Jewel of PVA and SHVN The Buccaneer (who passes on lingering fineness to his offspring), both of whom are multiple champion animals! What a powerhouse background this guy possesses, The Elite Maximus, Hemingway, Bobbie Ann on the dams side and Pot of Gold, Royal Inca Legend on his sire's side, no wonder he is such a gorgeous animal.

Privateer is stunning. As you can see by his fleece, he possesses awesome structure and the brightness to his fleece is blinding. Take that with his gorgeous head and coverage everywhere and we are looking at a boy that will make an excellent herdsire! Privateer's fleece is that "elite" fleece with bundles everywhere and secondary bundles coming out of each bundle, even down to his knee and under his belly and on his chest. He also has dark skin which should allow him to pass color. He has placed well in the shows and has always been up against very tough competition. The animals that placed above him were always from very big farms. So that should tell you where this boys really stands in the line up of future herdsires.

Privateer started his breeding career Fall 2016 and has thrown many champions and has champion grand-offspring as well. He tends to throw the color of the female— while significantly upgrading fleece characteristics. If you have a dam that you love the color of and want to look for improvements in AFD (fineness that lasts!), SD, density, crimp, brightness!

Awards

Reserve Color Champion Halter - MIAF 2015
Reserve Color Champion Walking Fleece - Huron Spring Alpaca Show 2013
1st Place Halter - MIAF 2015
1st Place Halter - MIAF 2014
1st Place Spin Off - Royal Alpaca Challenge 2013
1st Place Halter - Huron Spring Alpaca Show 2013
1st Place Walking Fleece - Huron Spring Alpaca Show 2013
2nd Place Halter - Futurity 2015
3rd Place Halter - Buckeye Alpaca Show 2014
3rd Place Halter - OABA Alpacafest 2013 (Class of 8)
3rd Place Halter - National Alpaca Show 2013
Financing Available

Offspring

Handsome Young Harlequin Appaloosa Stud!
ARI# 36141067   D.O.B. 11/24/2021 (2 yrs)
Huacaya, Herdsire (Male)| Light Fawn, Light Silver Grey, True Black, Unproven
Sire: FTAF's Privateer
Dam: Kuska Haya's Tic Tac (Harlequin Appaloosa)
Congratulations to Russ Reynolds of RNR Farms on the purchase of Just Smitten. Smitty will be missed here at Rare Gem Alpacas but we are pleased to ha...

Rare Gem Alpacas - Hemet, CA

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Stud Fee:
$1,200
Intro Pricing
Amber Autumn Auction - Lot 35!
ARI# 35365808   D.O.B. 9/18/2017 (6 yrs)
Huacaya, Herdsire (Male)| White, Medium Rose Grey, Unproven
Sire: FTAF's Privateer
Dam: WV's Trixiebelle
First Mate is a handsome male with a well-defined fleece structure that is uniform throughout. He sports a solid blanket that is extremely bright and ...

Rare Gem Alpacas - Hemet, CA

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Stud Fee:
$2,000
Lovely Harlequin Appaloosa Female!
ARI# 36221721   D.O.B. 11/5/2022 (1 yr)
Huacaya, Cria Female| White, Medium Fawn, Medium Rose Grey, True Black, Unproven
Sire: FTAF's Privateer
Dam: ~Apache’s Polka-hontis (Harlequin Appaloosa)
Suki's dam, Rare Gem Apache's Polka-hontis, was the smallest cria ever born on farm. Three years ago, Polka-hontis was born a month premature... some ...

Rare Gem Alpacas - Hemet, CA

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I look just like my grandpa!
ARI# 36171064   D.O.B. 6/21/2020 (3 yrs)
Huacaya, Yearling Male| White, Medium Brown, True Black, Unproven
Sire: FTAF's Privateer
Dam: ~Rare Gem Grace O'Malley
Congratulations to the Love Family Farm on their purchase of this handsome young man! ...

Rare Gem Alpacas - Hemet, CA

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Elite Fleece! Peruvian Platinum genetics
ARI# 36087594   D.O.B. 10/20/2020 (3 yrs)
Huacaya, Open (Female)| Light Fawn, Unproven
Sire: FTAF's Privateer
Dam: Chupulu's Prima Figlia (SOLD)
Holly is an elite-fleeced yearling. She carries Peruvian Platinum genetics on her dam's side with appaloosa and harlequin producers such as El R Peruv...

Rare Gem Alpacas - Hemet, CA

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SOLD! Congratulations Whitehouse Farm!
ARI# 35589068   D.O.B. 5/7/2018 (5 yrs)
Huacaya, Female| White, Unproven
Sire: FTAF's Privateer
Dam: Allblack's That'll Do Sweet Eclaire
Service Sire: Snowmass Sizlin Legacy XX
Love this line of girls! Coconut Kream's dam and grand-dam are favorites amongst the Rare Gem foundation herd line up. They exhibit the qualities that...

Rare Gem Alpacas - Hemet, CA

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Res. Color Champion at First Show!
ARI# 35589051   D.O.B. 5/29/2018 (5 yrs)
Huacaya, Herdsire (Male)| Light Fawn, Medium Fawn, Proven
Sire: FTAF's Privateer
Dam: LV Harlequin by Vantaggio (Harlequin)
This beautiful young boy is sired by FTAF's Privateer-- the son of true black SHVN The Buccaneer who took his 13th banner at 7 years old! Privateer is...

Rare Gem Alpacas - Hemet, CA

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Stud Fee:
$1,000
Intro - First 5 breedings
Harlequin Appaloosa Female!
ARI# 36221684   D.O.B. 11/19/2022 (1 yr)
Huacaya, Female| White, Light Fawn, Medium Brown, Unproven
Sire: FTAF's Privateer
Dam: Kuska Haya's Tic Tac (Harlequin Appaloosa)
Congratulations to Angi Lyngby-Cox of Mule Train Alpacas on the purchase of Hat Trick! * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *...

Rare Gem Alpacas - Hemet, CA

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Full Sibling to 3X Champ First Mate!
ARI# 36141128   D.O.B. 11/17/2021 (2 yrs)
Huacaya, Jr. Herdsire (Male)| Light Fawn, Unproven
Sire: FTAF's Privateer
Dam: WV's Trixiebelle
This handsome young male is the full sibling to Rare Gem Privateer's First Mate. Brother, First Mate, was sold in the 2020 Amber Autumn Auction. Like ...

Rare Gem Alpacas - Hemet, CA

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SOLD!
ARI# 35367741   D.O.B. 10/22/2017 (6 yrs)
Huacaya, Jr. Herdsire (Male)| Light Rose Grey, Unproven
Sire: FTAF's Privateer
Dam: Epic Alpacas Guinevere
Handsome young male. Jr. Herdsire in the making. Beautiful bright, crimpy fleece. Very nice, soft handle. Sired by FTAF's Privateer- multi-ban...

Rare Gem Alpacas - Hemet, CA

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Gorgeous lavender fiber
ARI# 35367741   D.O.B. 10/22/2017 (6 yrs)
Huacaya, Herdsire (Male)| Light Rose Grey, Proven
Sire: FTAF's Privateer
Dam: Epic Alpacas Guinevere
Buckaroo carries the highly desirable appaloosa gene. He knows he is beautiful. He loves selfies and photobombs any picture that doesn't feature him...

Hilltop Terrace - Colton, CA

Price:
$6,000
Stud Fee:
$1,500
SOLD - Congratulations to the McAdams!
ARI# 35589075   D.O.B. 4/26/2018 (5 yrs)
Huacaya, Female| Dark Fawn, True Black, Unproven
Sire: FTAF's Privateer
Dam: Lady Godiva
This beautiful young girl is sired by FTAF's Privateer-- the son of true black SHVN The Buccaneer who took his 13th banner at 7 years old! Privateer i...

Rare Gem Alpacas - Hemet, CA

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ARI#    D.O.B. 8/6/2020 (3 yrs)
Huacaya, Cria Male| Dark Rose Grey, Unproven
Sire: FTAF's Privateer
Dam: Epic Alpacas Persephone

Rare Gem Alpacas - Hemet, CA

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ARI# 36126972   D.O.B. 6/9/2021 (2 yrs)
Huacaya, Yearling Male| White, Non-Breeder
Sire: FTAF's Privateer
Dam: ACR Blue Moon's Saving Grace

Grazing Grays Appaloosa Alpacas - Fallbrook, CA

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Updated 10/5/2022