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)
Third fleece, 2017
May 2014

May, 2013

Front, 2013

Rear legs

Fiber / Scientific Data

2012AFD 19.87µ SD 4.36µ CV 21.94 staple length 110 mm
2011AFD 21.33µ SD 6.67µ CV 31.3
2013AFD 23.24µ SD 5.02µ CV 21.6 staple length 145.0 mm

BESAME Payday's Minnónar

ARI# 0031916066   D.O.B. 6/17/2010  (7 yrs)

Suri, Male, Unproven | White

Full Peruvian
Sire: WRSR Peruvian Payday | ARI# 30029380  | White |
Dam: QA Regina de Peru   | Light Fawn 


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Full Peruvian, 3/8 Accoyo Minnónar ("firstborn") is our herdsire Payday's first cria and full Alianza dam Gina's ninth cria, and perhaps her nicest. Minno’s fiber is incredibly lustrous, simply blinding when you open his tightly twisted locks. He also has good coverage and density on a nicely proportioned frame. Minno is a calm, easy to handle young male, rounding out an excellent package of qualities. He is maintaining good fineness and staple length as he matures into a breeding age male, too. We have an abundance of Payday sons here, and so Minno is unlikely to contribute - but we think he would be an asset to any breeding program, and his price includes breeding rights. We do plan on breeding him this spring (2014), as he continues to maintain the fleece qualities we are looking for.

As a juvenile, Minno was awarded fourth place in a class of 12 at MAPACA on the strength of his absolutely stunning luster, which is uniform throughout - he has it from stem to stern. We were thrilled to ribbon in a large class of animals brought by some of the biggest farms on the East Coast. Minno also took second place in the white juvenile male class at the 2011 North American Alpaca Show, behind his half brother (another Payday male). Judge Peter Kennedy praised his excellent luster, uniformity, fineness and overall growth.

Minno placed second in his white juvenile class of 13 at the 2011 Suri Network Fleece show, scoring 19/20 for fineness/handle and 17.5/20 for luster. Jude Anderson called his "A lovely fleece!" and we agree. Minno continued to place as a yearling in both halter and spinoff shows.


Second place, white juvenile males, 2011 North American Alpaca Show (class of 4)
Fourth place, white juvenile males, 2011 MAPACA Jubilee (class of 12)
Second place, white juveniles, 2011 Suri Network Fleece Show (class of 13, score of 80)
Fourth place, white juveniles, 2011 MABA Spinoff
Fifth place, white 3"-11" previously shorn yearling males, MABA Alpaca Celebration
Second place, white juveniles, 2011 Hi-Plains Spinoff
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).

Updated 10/13/2017