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National Champion
OABA Level V

Pre & Vinny Siblings

Vinny as Juvi

Aloha - Sis

Dam - Vindaloo

Fiber / Scientific Data

5/13/15Prime Weight 5.7 Total Weight 8.5

AOBA Nationals Champion

BENCHMARK'S Vincent by Accoyo BabePartial Interest

ARI# 31037709   D.O.B. 5/29/2007  (12 yrs)

Huacaya, Male, Proven | Light Rose Grey

7/8 Peruvian
Sire: Camilio's Accoyo The Babe | ARI# 829412  | Medium Fawn 
Dam: AM Vindaloo | ARI# 1015997  | Medium Rose Grey 

Price:

$6,500 Contact us for more info.

Stud Fee:

$1,000 Drive-by $500 @ Benchmark
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Standing Stud at Benchmark Spring of 2019!

Vinny is technically a Light Rose Gray as he has the Rose Gray down his neck, the cap on his head and brown and black fibers running all throughout his blanket. This makes Vinny another "stealth" Gray and puts him in the line-up with - The Peruvian Tin Man - Benchmark's Prefontaine and Benchmark's Coyo Iron Man. To cover Gray and have the fineness, bundles and elite fleece is a rare find and just what Vinny offers.

Vinny's Dam is none other than the MAPACA Gray Color Champion - Vindaloo! Her rich Rose Gray color and super fine fleece has complimented Accoyo The Babe well and helped to produce a high quality Herd Sire in Vinny.

Vinny has been shown in Indefinite Light - meaning he is a light animal with dark fibers running through - when he was a Juvi. Then at one show as a Yearling, he color checked as a Beige. Although I knew that wasn't the class he belonged in, but with his amazing fleece, I knew he could hold his own - and that he did. The judge could not say enough about him and actually complimented him more than any of his competition. She loved his balanced frame, large bone, coverage, typey head, high frequency crimp and tiny bundles. She explained to all that the reason he was standing in 5th (out of 15 animals at a level V show) was due to the dark fibers running throughout his fleece.

Vinny has improved with age, so at just 1 week shy of 3 years old, we entered him into the National AOBA show 2010. He placed First in his class and then went on to beat out the much younger competition with his fineness and consistency. He walked out of the ring with the Color Champion Banner.

Uniformity, Consistency, Fineness... It is difficult to find such low SD and CV numbers.

2008: AFD 19.0; SD 3.1; CV 16.3; >30 1.0 - Spinning fineness 17.26

2009: AFD 19.8; SD 3.3; CV 16.5; >30 0.5

2010: AFD 21.7; SD 3.5; CV 16.0; >30 1.3

2013: AFD 23.0; SD 3.9; CV 17.1; Comfort Factor 96.5%; Spin Fineness 21.7!! All of this at 6 years of age!!


Benchmark Alpacas is proud to announce the partnership of Vinny with Jennifer Schalk and Chris Alward of Diversified Alpacas LLC.

Breeding Special -- $500 for Drive-by Service and $1,000 for on Farm Service.

Awards

COLOR CHAMPION - National AOBA Show 2010 - at 3 Years Old!!
1st Place Halter - National AOBA Show 2010
1st Place Halter - OABA Alpacafest 2008
1st Place Halter - New Jersey Show 2007
1st Place Produce of Dam - New Jersey show 2007
1st Place Produce of Dam - MIAF 2008
1st Place Halter - Heartland Invitational 2008
2nd Place Halter (to our boy Lightning) - MIAF 2008
1st Place Fleece - MIAF 2009
For qualified buyers, we have both flexible and creative financing available.

Offspring

Camilla's G-daughter! Accoyo & Alianza!
ARI# 32543568   D.O.B. 10/17/2015 (4 yrs)
Huacaya, Female| Light Fawn, Full Peruvian, Unproven
Sire: BENCHMARK'S Vincent by Accoyo Babe
Dam: BENCHMARK'S Coyo Sadie by Zeph_deleted_2/12/2019 11:10:14 PM
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Updated 9/5/2019