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shorn 2018

one week old

hours old

sire: SoCal Greystone's Marko

sale pending

Steele the ShowPartial Interest

ARI# 35103950   D.O.B. 10/2/2017  (1 yr)

Suri, Male, Medium Silver Grey, Dark Silver Grey

Sire: SoCal Greystone's Marko   | True Black 
Dam: Platinum's Satin | ARI# 35040828  | Dark Silver Grey 

We were anxiously awaiting our last birth of the 2017 season and despite having 6 beautiful boys born already, upon this guys delivery we were not disappointed in having "another" boy. We feel we got a show stopper.

This may have been the only grey that SoCal Greystone's Marko had and we think he did extremely well. Marko is black but his sire was Prince Greystone and this little guy's dam, Satin, who looks black, is really dark silver grey. She was sired by Platinum Marquis a silver grey, but she is out of a fawn dam. When breeding for grey one never knows what color may come up. We knew this guys dam has lovely luster and we loved the feeling of her yarn. Marko has nice fineness, lock structure and uniformity and both parents have nice conformation - not tall or long.

While Steele is still young, he is exhibiting luster & lock with a nice handle. At his first shows, he took a 2nd in Dixon while only making the cut-off age to show by 2 days and he took a 3rd at GWAS as the youngest in his class. In walking fleece he took another 3rd place with above average density, uniformity & luster noted. After his first shearing much more medium silver grey AND luster is apparent. Though I already thought he was nice, I was pleasantly surprised with the amount of luster. Check out his picture shorn, which is better in person, just gorgeous!
We think Steele may grow to have the whole package, conformation that is sturdy, square in the box from day one and his color and shine! We are watching those secondary fibers coming in to see how they develop.

His name, "Steele the Show" a nod to a Toby Mac song, if you want to steal the show - can't wait to sit back and watch you go - go on and take it away...

Steele has very similar genetics to our SoCal Greystone's Marquis that we are thrilled with. We are quickly becoming male dominant in our herd but I keep thinking he is worth holding on to.


2018 California Classic halter grey juvenile male
2019 Great Western Alpaca Show Judge Amanda VandenBosch
Great Western Alpaca Show - walking fleece Judge Sara MacClennan
Gold Country Gathering - yearling halter Judge: Jude Anderson
25% Down with 48 months to pay, 4% interest

Updated 4/28/2019