Bag End Suri Alpacas of Maine, LLC

Opening the door to fantastic fiber...

Jill McElderry-Maxwell
226 Snakeroot RdPittsfield, ME 04967
(207) 660-5276 (cell)
May, 2017
2017 cria - stunning luster!

Pre-shearing,2014

Pre-shearing, 2010

Green Mtn '09 blue

2010 MAPACA Jubilee 2nd

Fiber / Scientific Data

2014AFD 24.74µ SD 5.15µ CV 20.83 staple length 115.0 mm
2012AFD 24.42µ SD 4.49µ CV 18.39
2011AFD 26.27µ SD 5.83µ CV 22.2
2010AFD 24.25µ SD 5.32µ CV 21.9

Sirius Black daughter

BESAME Sirius' Tingilindë - PENDING SALE

ARI# 31476805   D.O.B. 4/2/2009  (8 yrs)

Suri, Female, Proven | Light Fawn

3/4 Peruvian, 1/4 Bolivian
Sire: Sierra Bonita's Sirius Black | ARI# 1035124  | True Black |
Dam: ATV Empressa | ARI# 20022723  | Dark Fawn 

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What a beautiful, healthy cria Tingilindë ("twinkling star") was. As a young cria, Lindy gained more than half a pound a day with an IgG of over 2400. At six months old, she was over 90 pounds, and covered in tight, twisted locks with excellent luster and good density. Her light fawn locks are independent and she carries good leg coverage and a nicely typey topknot and beard.

Lindy's sire is Sierra Bonita's Sirius Black, one of the nicest black suris we've ever seen. Her dam Empressa is one of our top producers, combining Accoyo genetics with the best of the Acero Marka Bolivians. Lindy took the blue as a juvenile at Empire in 2009, with the judge giving her the edge over a slightly denser animal due to her excellent luster. He also noted her strong conformation, uniform and consistent locking and pleasing handle. We were certainly pleased, especially since Lindy repeated with another blue at Green Mountain. Lindy continued to show well in 2010, placing second at MAPACA and fourth at the Buckeye against very strong females.

Lindy is now a mother, delivering her first cria, a 15.7 pound, light brown male at day 344 with no fuss or drama. She immediately showed the great mothering instincts inherited from her dam, standing like a rock for her cria to nurse. Úri grew like a weed and Lindy had abundant milk and plenty of patience with her spitfire offspring. Lindy next delivered a strong, healthy (fast!) white, female cria on July 22, 2012. Tâd was a vigorous, fast growing young lady with excellent fiber, and Lindy was once again a great mom. We held Lindy and our other July moms open to rebreed in 2013, and Lindy was rebred to Payday in the hope of creating another cria as lovely as Tâd in 2014 - and she followed through with BESAME Elenna, a beautiful white female. 2017's cria may be the best yet - in color a carbon copy of her mother, with outstanding lock and luster.

Lindy sells with a complimentary breeding that can be used for her or any of your wholly owned females.

Awards

1st place, juvenile light full fleece, 2009 Empire Alpaca Extravaganza (class of 2)
1st place, juvenile light full fleece, 2009 Green Mountain Fall Spectacular (class of 1)
2nd place, yearling fawn never shorn, 2010 MAPACA Jubilee (class of 5)
4th place, yearling light never shorn, 2010 Buckeye Alpaca Show (class of 4)
Fourth place, two and older fawns, 2012 Suri Symposium Spinoff (scored 95/100 points)
Financing will be discussed with prospective buyers on a case by case basis. We're open to being flexible and creative, so don't be afraid to ask! We can offer free local transportation for your purchase (within a four hour radius), or can provide transportation at a cost basis for longer distances. Visit us while you're on vacation - if you buy an alpaca priced over $2,000, we'll pay for your stay either the night before or the night after your visit (up to $150).

Offspring

ARI# 35275466   D.O.B. 5/4/2014  (3 yrs)
Suri, Female| White, Unproven
Sire: WRSR Peruvian Payday
Dam: BESAME Sirius' Tingilindë - PENDING SALE

Bag End Suri Alpacas of Maine, LLC - Pittsfield, ME

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Rock solid female
ARI# 31476782   D.O.B. 7/22/2012  (5 yrs)
Suri, Female| White, 7/8 Peruvian, 1/8 Bolivian, Unproven
Sire: WRSR Peruvian Payday
Dam: BESAME Sirius' Tingilindë - PENDING SALE
Tâd is a vigorous, well conformed young female with high luster, soft handle and excellent fineness, along with what appears to be very good density. ...

Bag End Suri Alpacas of Maine, LLC - Pittsfield, ME

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D.O.B. 7/17/2011  (6 yrs)
Suri, Male| Light Brown, 7/8 Peruvian, 1/8 Bolivian, Unproven
Sire: Sierra Bonita's MacGyver's Regalo
Dam: BESAME Sirius' Tingilindë - PENDING SALE
Úri hit the ground running and didn't stop. He has lovely conformation and lustrous light brown fiber. His blanket has remained a solid, greasy brow...

Bag End Suri Alpacas of Maine, LLC - Pittsfield, ME

Updated 11/1/2017