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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Alpaca Owners Association 2017 TOP EPD Trait Leaders Report is In!

Here we are again. The 2017 EPD results came in and once again 12 of our herd of 16 are in the Top 1-15% of AOA's Top EPD Trait Leaders Reports.

Our herdsire Cosmo again being named a Top 5 EPD Trait Leader for fleece weight for the third year in a row. Continues to be in the Top 1% - 15% for AFD, SF, %F>30, %M and MSL.

Rock Gardens Accoyo Cosmo

Ivy was a Top 5 EPD Trait Leader for SDAFD in 2013 and 2015, missed by 1 in 2014 (was #6) and at 11 years of age is currently #16 out of 42,599 alpacas in SDAFD placing her at the Top 1%. She has consistently placed in the Top 1% since 2013 for SDAFD & %F>30 and the Top 5% for AFD, SF, MC and %M


Gianna's Peruvian Ivy

The 2015 cria of Cosmo and Ivy; Peony's  report places her in the Top 1% for %M; the Top 5% for AFD, SF, %F>30, MC and the Top 10% for SDAFD.

Rock Garden's Perucoyo Peony

Zinnia, the 2011 cria of Ivy has consistently placed in the Top 1-10% since 2013 and remains in the is in the Top 1% for SDAFD and remains in the Top 10% for SF, %F>30, and MC.

                                              Perucoyo Zinnia
Rock Garden's Perucoyo Zinnia

Gladiola, the 2015 cria of Cosmo and Zinnia. Gladiola's report places her in the Top 1% for FW, the Top 10% for %F>30, MC and %M and the Top 15% for SDAFD.

Rock Garden's Perucoyo Gladiola

Iris, the 2013 cria of Zinnia, is once again in the Top 10% for SDAFD.

 Rock Garden Alpacas Perucoyo Iris

Petunia, the 2014 cria of Zinnia placed in the Top 15% for FW.

Rock Garden's Perucoyo Petunia
Sunflower, the dam of Cosmo, Berberis and Stachys has consistently placed in the Top 1% for MSL and FW since 2013 and is in the Top 5% for %M.

Alpavo's Accoyo Sunflower Girl

Stachys, the 2015 cria of Sunflower; is in the Top 5% for AFD, SF, %F>30, the Top 10%  for MSL, the Top 15% for %M.

Rock Garden's Accoyo Stachys

Berberis, the 2013 cria of Sunflower the Top 10-25%  SDAFD, %F>30, %M and FW

Rock Garden Alpacas Accoyo Berberis

Montauk has consistently placed in the Top 1% for AFD, SF, %F>30 and %M since 2015 is in  the Top 5% for SDAFD, MC.


 Rock Garden's HR Montauk

and last but not least, Marigold, 2015 daughter of Masquerade, places in the Top 5% for MSL.

Rock Garden's Peruvian Marigold













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