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1st Halter & JC Best Brightness - Fleece!

Awesome yearling fleece - incredibly dense & buttery soft!

1st, Reserve & 1st Jr. Herdsire - 2013 Buckeye

2013 PAOBA Color Champ! (Photo courtesy of Ian Falcone)

First cria: Morning SKY's Taddeo's Piccolo

Fiber / Scientific Data

2016AFD 20.3 (Random Sample) 9.2# (1sts & 2nds only), 6.6# blanket! 5th Shearing
2015AFD 19.2 / SD 4.0 / CV 20.6 / 2.1>30 4th Shearing
2014AFD 18.7 / SD 3.8 / CV 20.5 / 1.2>30 3rd Shearing
2013AFD 16.4 / SD 3.0 / CV 18.5 / 0.6%>30 2nd Shearing
2012AFD 15.5 / SD 3.2 / CV 20.6 / 0.7%>30 1st Shearing

COLOR CHAMP, 3xRC & JC Fleece,9.2#Shear!

Morning SKY's Taddeo

ARI# 31577311   D.O.B. 8/9/2011  (7 yrs)

Huacaya, Male, Proven | White

Full Peruvian
Sire: Alpaca Palace's Houdini | ARI# 31844796  | White 
Dam: Morning SKY's Grande Alera | ARI# 1345759  | White 

Stud Fee:

$1,100
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Taddeo is ABSOLUTELY AWESOME and has just gotten better and better with time! We are obsessed with the fleece of this young herdsire who was a RESERVE CHAMPION in white at 9 months, 15 months, and 21 months, and who is now a halter COLOR CHAMPION and MAPACA Fleece JUDGES' CHOICE winner! Taddeo's fleece is GORGEOUS with great density, exquisite architecture, small bundles, and a buttery, soft hand that I can't stop touching and looking at nightly!

"Taddeo" means "praised" and "desired" and he does his moniker proud. Taddeo's first cria, Morning SKY's Taddeo's Piccolo, is square, incredibly dense, and has volumes of bright white fleece with teeny, tiny bundles that earned her a 2nd place at the 2016 Buckeye Alpaca Show, standing over the cria of a high ticket herdsire. His subsequent crias are also beauties - and female! Morning SKY's Elena placed 3rd at the 2016 AOA National Show.

This handsome male is sired by multiple Champion, Alpaca Palace's Houdini, and his dam, Morning SKY's Grande Alera, is a multiple ribbon winner by Grand Alero, a 3/4 Accoyo Grand Master son. The combination of these genetics is what gives Taddeo such tremendous density, consistent and exceptional fleece character from topknot to tail to toe, soft handle and strong conformation.

Taddeo was awarded his FIRST RESERVE CHAMPION banner at 9 months of age and his SECOND RESERVE banner at the 2012 MABA Alpaca Celebration in another large class! (Color went to a 6 year old male.) This male has fineness, density, a buttery handle to his fleece and gorgeous crimp. A THIRD RESERVE CHAMPION banner was awarded to Taddeo at the 2013 Buckeye Alpaca Show, along with WINNING the JUNIOR HERDSIRE class where the three judges called his fleece "gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!"

COLOR CHAMPION at the 2013 PAOBA Breeder's Showcase; we are thrilled! Judge Kevin O'Leary examined Taddeo's fleece everywhere from front to back, clear down to his belly and down to his knees and found the outstanding character to be the same all the way across and down along with great density and fineness. He is a white to be watched (and an outstanding breeding choice if you are looking for excellence.)

JUDGES' CHOICE in the large 2013 MAPACA fleece show for Best Brightness; his dam, Alera, won the same award in 2007! Taddeo also placed 1st in his large halter class at the 2013 MAPACA Jubilee. Taddeo also garnered a 2nd place ribbon at the 2015 AOA National Fleece Conference with his third fleece.

Pin him to your "Herdsires to Use" Pinterest board and contact Morning SKY Farm to book a breeding!

Awards

COLOR CHAMPION - 2013 PAOBA - Kevin O'Leary
RESERVE CHAMPION - 2013 Buckeye - Jill MacLeod
RESERVE CHAMPION - 2012 Buckeye - Wade Gease
RESERVE CHAMPION - 2012 MABA - Tim Lavan (MABA Color Champion was 6 years old)
JUDGE'S CHOICE - BEST BRIGHTNESS! - 2013 MAPACA Fleece Show - Timmerman, Labrecque, Keske
1st Place - Junior Herdsire - 2013 Buckeye - Jill MacLeod, Sharon Loner & Kathy Klay
1st Place - 2013 MAPACA Jubilee - Kristin Buhrmann
1st Place - 2012 Buckeye - Wade Gease
1st Place - 2012 MABA - Tim Lavan
1st Place - 2012 VAOBA - Helen Humphreys
2nd Place - 2015 AOA National Fleece Conference (8 in class) - Wini Labrecque
2nd Place - 2013 Best of the US - Amanda VandenBosch (14 in class)
2nd Place - 2013 Buckeye - Jill MacLeod
5th Place - 2012 MAPACA Jubilee - Jill MacLeod
6th Place - 2012 Best of the US - Peter Kennedy

Offspring

Fine!
ARI# 32806663   D.O.B. 7/3/2015 (4 yrs)
Huacaya, Female| Beige, Full Peruvian, Unproven
Sire: Morning SKY's Taddeo
Dam: Silvercloud Farm's Danielle
Beautiful daughter of our fine and extremely dense champion and Judges' Choice herdsire, Morning SKY's Taddeo and our fine dam, Silvercloud Farm's Dan...

Morning SKY Farm - Clarks Mills, PA

Very dense, advanced fleece!
ARI# 32806656   D.O.B. 9/12/2014 (4 yrs)
Huacaya, Female| White, Full Peruvian, Unproven
Sire: Morning SKY's Taddeo
Dam: Morning SKY's Mint's Sweet Thing
Piccolo is the first offspring of our homegrown, Color Champion, 3x Reserve Champion and MAPACA Fleece Show Judges' Choice herdsire, Morning SKY's Tad...

Morning SKY Farm - Clarks Mills, PA

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Updated 10/8/2017