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Rare Gem Alpacas

Breeding Harlequin, Appaloosa and Unique Colors!

alpaca for sale Sizlin as a Yearling on the Cover of The American Alpaca Journal (January 2022 Issue)

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Fiber / Scientific Data

4/21/23AFD 19.2, SD 4.0, CV 21.1, %>30=1.4, CF 98.6, MSL 68, MC 57.6
2022Color Genotype: Ee AA
5/13/22AFD 17.1, SD 3.0, CV 17.6, %>30=0.4, CF 99.6, MSL 99, MC 61.6, FW 7.5 lbs.
05/26/2021AFD 16.5, SD 3.6, CV 21.9, %>30= 0.9, CF 99.1%, MSL 117, MC 58, FW 8 lbs.

3X banner winner!

Snowmass Sizlin Legacy XX

ARI# 35538684   D.O.B. 7/26/2020 (3 yrs)

Huacaya, Herdsire (Male), Proven | White, Beige, Light Fawn, Medium Fawn, Dark Fawn, Light Brown

Sire: Snowmass Velvet Legacy XX | ARI# 35208846  | Dark Fawn 
Dam: Snowmass Sizlin Sally | ARI# 35098201  | Medium Fawn 

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Meet the newest addition to the Rare Gem herd-- Snowmass Sizlin Legacy XX! This boy is an exciting find out of the Snowmass herd. While Snowmass did not breed appaloosas, they kept detailed breeding program notes which included specific lines that threw spots and the frequency of those spotted results. Sizlin descends from an import within the Snowmass herd that threw the highest number of spotted offspring-- to a rate of 6.5X that of the others in their herd. Do we have a new gene carrier to add to the list of the appaloosa breeders?!?! Time will tell. Sizlin will be thoroughly "tested" and bred across the full range of colors of non-appaloosa carriers.

In addition to having a beautiful phenotype, Sizlin has a buttery handle that opens up to well-defined spots of white, fawn, dark brown... and even grey! His fleece is extremely fine, dense and uniform. His first shearing at <10 months old yielded 8 lbs. of fleece! Needless to say, we are so blessed that Lynn Edens of Little Creek Farm has agreed to share this amazing young male.

Sizlin's show debut was October 20-21, 2021 at the double show NEAOBA Alpaca Fall Spectacular and Empire Alpaca Extravaganza in Syracuse, New York. He color checked and was confirmed by the ring judges as "definitely" appaloosa. Both judges had very positive comments as to his fiber quality, eye-catching conformation and calm, pleasant demeanor.

After New York, Sizlin was shown across the United States in a variety of shows. He has performed well including taking 3 Reserve Color Championship banners!

Sizlin started his breeding career in the Summer of 2022 and he is a natural. He is being bred to a cross-section of females to determine what he will throw across colors. He has been color genotyped by Neogen / Canada and is a EeAA. Sizlin's first offspring was born June 2023 and is white out of a white dam-- gorgeous fleece and phenotype.

Snowmass Sizlin Legacy XX is co-owned by Little Creek Farm, Diamond Valley Alpacas and Rare Gem Alpacas.


RC Champion 2022 GWAS Combined-Mixed Males
RC Champion Walking Fleece 2022 Combined-Mixed
RC Champion 2022 RMAS Combined-Mixed Males
1st 2022 Alpacapalooza Walking Fleece Appaloosa 2 Year Old
1st 2022 Northwest Alpaca Showcase Full Fleece Multicolor 2 Year Old Males
1st 2022 PNAA Innovative Fleece Assessment - Grade 1 Appaloosa
1st 2022 The Futurity Full Fleece Appaloosa Yearlings
1st 2022 CA Classic Walking Fleece Appaloosa Yearlings
1st 2021 Empire Alpaca Extravaganza Full Fleece Multicolor Yearling Male
1st 2021 NEOBA Fall Spectacular Full Fleece Multicolor Yearling Male
2nd 2022 Alpacapalooza Full Fleece Multicolor 2 Year Old Males
2nd 2022 CA Classic Full Fleece Appaloosa Yearling Males
2nd 2022 GWAS Full Fleece Appaloosa Yearling Males
2nd 2022 GWAS Walking Fleece Multi-colored Yearlings
2nd 2022 RMAS Full Fleece Appaloosa Yearling Males
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Updated 9/16/2023