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Anderson Acres Alpacas, LLC

Striving for production quality fleece on a show quality Suri!

Roy and Rex Anderson
8812 S 230 Plaza CircleGretna, NE 68028
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WLK REMINGTON STEELE won 2 blue ribbons and a banner at the 2018 AOA National Show at age 7 months!!

Congrats to Chris & Jess Fredericks of Whistling Pines Ranch for acquiring 50% of Goldstar’s Zoltar!
We want to thank Whistling Pines Ranch for the 50% interest in their young herdsire Bold Ruler!

We are striving for production quality fleeces on show quality Suri alpacas by using information collected in many ways and from different sources. First, we have studied genetics and the quality of offspring produced by certain males and females. We want pedigrees to include alpacas that have historically produced quality offspring. By studying pedigrees, we look to purchase quality Suris as our foundation herd and when studying the conformation found in each alpaca in our herd, a person will find it to be exemplary.

Second, we have shown our alpacas at shows throughout the country to hear what judge's have to say. We listen seriously to those comments and work to maintain strengths and improve upon the weaknesses found in our Suris.

Third, we have collected sound scientific data on our foundation herd from different sources and are continuing to do that. We are working on getting all of our production females fiber tested and in the database with the AOA for Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs). The 2017 EPDs are completed and 18 of our 24 production females are part of that data and 16 of those that have EPDs are ranked in at least one category as top 25% or better. Of those 16 that are top 25%, 8 of them are ranked top 5% or better! The two females that are not top 25% or better are part of our herd because of the grey genetics in their pedigrees.

We have 6 males in the AOA’s EPD database at this time. When ranking the males, 2 have top 5% EPD rankings and 3 of the other 4 are top 10%. The sixth one would have top 50% rankings. Skin biopsies done to collect data on fleeces is the more consistent data we have on our herdsires. Seven of our eight herdsires have had skin biopsies. The two junior herdsires will also have them when they are between ages 2 and 3 years old. The results for the skin biopsies show fleeces that are at the least very good and most are exceptional. Again, we look at all of this data and try to maintain strengths and improve upon weaknesses in our breeding decisions.

Take a look at what we have to offer and please contact us with any questions you may have about our Suris. Currently, due to circumstances we couldn't control, we are having to board our alpacas with Joe Miller of Nebraska Alpaca Company in Geneva, Nebraska. We'd be glad to set up a visit to see the quality alpacas we have boarded there at this time.


Farm Terms & Financing

Tell us which of our Suri Alpaca(s) you would like to buy and we'll work with you to come up with a plan to help make that purchase happen. One option is that we do accept all major credit cards. Transport to the buyer's farm is the buyer's responsibility unless we discuss it and come up with some other arrangement that we can agree on.

GENETICS & EPDs!

The 2017 EPD rankings are now tabulated. Based upon genetics & EPDs we are proud of the Suris we have for production and are looking forward to the dozen or so crias we have due this year. The genetics and data have us feeling they all have a good probability to be exceptional Suris. Time will tell.