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Great Lakes Ranch

Specializing in Elite Colored Suris and Wooly Tibetan Yak

Brad and Jandy Sprouse
5718 S Bohemian RdMaple City, MI 49664
231-228-3859
231-218-1157
Fax: 231-228-6647

At Great Lakes Ranch, the vision of an idyllic yet profitable lifestyle has been a working reality for 33 years. It began as a young man's dream to raise fun and beautiful livestock- alpacas and llamas in a peaceful rural setting. Gratefully, since 1981, I am honored to be one of only a handful of Americans who have made a lifelong career of raising alpacas and llamas and Tibetan yak. My involvement in all phases of the alpaca and llama industries has included my service as a board director for both the International Llama Association and the Great Lakes Alpaca Association and as an advisor for Llamas Magazine and as a member of the Suri Network Marketing Committee. I have served on the National Show Committees for both alpacas and llamas, judged numerous shows and have been a speaker at national conferences. My wife Jandy is currently a board member of the International Yak Association.
Jandy and I are committed to the long-term vitality of the camelid and Tibetan yak industries. By design, the size of our operation allows us to be hands-on in every aspect of our herd and the management of our business and to personally attend the nation's biggest events. It also affords us the time we feel is essential to dedicate to our valued customers on an on-going basis, and yet still enjoy our incredible surroundings. We are committed to breeding and raising elite colored suris, and Imperial Tibetan yak and still have a passion for what it takes to do so, even after 33 years in the business.
If you are truly interested in learning more about investing in a rewarding lifestyle that will help you to build a wonderful future, come visit us in beautiful Leelanau County, right in the heart of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and the place we love to call home.

Home of Cinders,2016 Dark Herd Sire ofthe Year

2010 AAA Futurity Breeder of the Year (Medium Division)
Judges Choice Winner Brown Female

2011 AAA Futurity Breeder of the Year (Medium Division)
Judges Choice Winner Black Male MAPACA

2012 AAA Futurity Res. Breeder of the Year (Medium Division)

2013 AAA Futurity Breeder of the Year (Medium Division)
Judges Choice Winner Black Female
AOBA

2014 AAA Futurity Breeder of the Year (Medium Division)
Judges Choice Winner Grey Female MAPACA & Brown Female AAA Futurity

2015 AAA Futurity Breeder of the Year ( Medium Division)
2015 RASTAMON: AAA Futurity Reserve Dark Herdsire of the Year