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
May 2014

Fiber / Scientific Data

2014AFD 19.64µ SD 4.84µ CV 24.66 staple length 165.0 mm


ARI# 32195385   D.O.B. 5/7/2013  (4 yrs)

Suri, Male, Unproven | True Black

1/2 Peruvian, 1/8 Bolivian, 3/8 Chilean
Sire: AABC Parker | ARI# 1148824  | Bay Black 
Dam: Blackbeard's Treasure of Briar Rose - SOLD | ARI# 31718783  | True Black 


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Arin is a compact true black male that has remained as blue black as his mother after multiple shearings. He has a correct build, with a smooth, cool fleece with nice luster and good density. He's also a sweetheart to work with.

Arin stayed in the ring in a very competitive class at Nationals, placing fifth in a class of seven. He then placed second behind a brown in the combined darks class at North American. His juvenile fleece placed first in both the spinoff and cottage fleece competition at the 2014 Suri Network All Suri show - judge Wini LaBreque commented "Great hand - fairly uniform with excellent luster." In 2017, Arin placed first and was highest scoring black in the Suri Network cottage fleece competition; his luster remains very good.


Fifth place, juvenile true black male suri, full fleece halter, 2014 AOA National Alpaca Show
Second place, combined dark juvenile male suri, full fleece halter, 2014 North American Alpaca Show
First place, black juveniles, 2014 Suri Network Spinoff (81.5/100 points)
First place, black juvenile, 2014 Suri Network Cottage Fleece
Second place, black yearling previously shorn, 2014 Royal Alpaca Challenge
First place, black juvenile, 2015 MAPACA Jubilee Cottage Fleece
First place, black juvenile, 2015 MAPACA Jubilee Spinoff
First place, black 2+ cottage fleece, 2017 Suri Network All Suri Fleece Show
Highest scoring black, cottage fleece, Suri Network All Suri Fleece Show
First place, black 2+ spinoff, 2017 Suri Network All Suri Fleece Show
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