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2024 AOA National Fleece Show Awards

2024 National High Point Awards

To say we are grateful for how far our program has come in the past fifteen years of breeding these wonderful creatures is an understatement. Since the beginning, our mission has been to build an elite herd of alpacas with every breeding decision we make. This pursuit has allowed us to create an award-winning ranch with animals proven to be competitive in the show rings...

Each year these beautiful creatures surprise us. This past show season we witnessed not only

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2024 Futurity Sale Results

Please view our Futurity Sale results: Futurity_Sale_Results.pdf.

Introductory Breedings to 6 Herdsires!

Celebrating our 15th year breeding alpacas, we think it's fitting to offer something special for those who have been interested in securing a breeding that will better their program! Six Upcoming Superstar Herdsires (LIGHT & DARK) have been chosen for our ELITE Breeding offer for the year of 2024. Please view the document for more informaiton: SPECIAL_OFFER_FOR_2024.pdf

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New Partnership: Looking ahead!

We want to give a HUGE congratulations to Sugarland Alpacas on their half-interest purchase in Red Granites Pascal By Val D Lsere today!



We have bought and sold animals from and to the Konrardy's over the past couple years and are excited to see this new partnership unfold with this ELITE Black Val D Lsere son! They have a stellar line-up of Stud Males a

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New Partnership: The Future looks bright.

Red Granite Ranch is proud to announce the half-ownership sale of Red Granites Alydar By Val D Lsere to our good friends Rhonda & Kern Deschner of Tierra Prometida Alpacas (Texas)!Alydar has been putting stellar crias on the ground in ever color, and we are excited to see what he will do down in Texas with Rhonda and Kerns amazing breeding program. Rhonda and Kern have built a truly incredible breeding program over the years and we are super excited to see who they put him over.

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2022 AOA National High Point Awards

So many emotions, but definitely held our breath this entire awards ceremony for the High Point Awards in Kentucky at the 2022 AOA National Fleece Show.

This show season (Fall 2021 to Spring 2022) was easily one of our best show seasons Red Granite Ranch has ever had. The quality across the board of our show string was outstanding, and the animals we sold off of our strong string continued to win for their new owners, which we love to see.

In June, we received the emails t

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A Tragic Loss

Well, we never expected this to happen. Today was a rather sad day at Red Granite Ranch.

This morning when the ranch hands were doing there morning chores and turn outs at our upper barns (barn 1 and barn 2) we received a phone call. From the fast words that came through the phone line we had to pause, and then hearing the words that no livestock owner wants to ever hear, our hearts stopped, "there are alpacas on the ground, and there not moving". We rushed from barn one to barn two

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2022 Futurity Overview

Yet another amazing prestigious Futurity Show & Sale was held this year, the competition being even tougher than last — but the RGR animals held there own and won some exciting purple, blue, red, and white ribbons. Our show team this year at the Futurity was made up of a few 2-year-olds creeping up on there third birthday (thankfully making the cut for there final Futurity show appearance), quite a few yearlings and some wobbly juveniles even made the cut!

We started off the Futurity

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A ranch favorite finds his forever home and wins BIG!

When we sold Pharoah to Heather at our 2021 shearing last year we knew we were loosing a good one, but we knew we was going to good hands. At the 2022 Great Western Alpaca Show & Rocky Mountain Alpaca Showdonw, Heather entered Pharoah into the GWAS walking fleece and he took home a first place ribbon and the White Reserve Color Champion banner!

Thank you Sugarland Alpacas!

Congratulations to Aaron and Connie Konrardy of Sugarland Alpacas on the purchase of Red Granites Stardust By Val D Lsere! This morning they pulled the trigger on purchasing her after being interested in her since the 2021 Quad Show.

This Judges Choice and multi-champion female should bring many champions to you guys for many years to come! Thank you for trusting our program and cheers! This makes sale number five this month, nine this year!

2022 Amber Autumn Auction Ends with a BANG!

This years Amber Autumn Auction was one of the best yet. A total of 57 alpacas from all over the United States and 2 from Canada, the average sales price per animal was $17,000, with the highest-seller being $42,000, which was an unproven medium fawn male consigned by Amber Autumn Alpacas. The total gold pot from the auction was just under $1 million....

We had a lot of success with our auction lots, pens were full all weekend with a lot of interest. We consigned our best this year so

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Thank you Foster Trails Alpaca Ranch!

Red Granites Azeri By Val D Lsere is now in good hands! Thank you to Susan & Peter Goodwin of Foster Trails Alpaca Ranch for purchasing Red Granites Azeri by Val D Lsere.

This true black, two-time champion, Red Granites Val D Lsere daughter is one of the BEST Black females produced by Val D Lsere and should complement the Goodwin's fantastic black breeding program very, very well! Azeri is a maternal sister to many of our top animals which includes: Red Granites Aragon a lead fawn he

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New Partnership: ELITE

Marc and I would like to thank Cory & Kim Wesson, of Sopris Alpacas for purchasing half interest in Red Granites Chisholm. A cross between our 2017 AOA National White Color Champion male, Creed and a Mister Antonio daughter who happens to be a maternal granddaughter to Peruvian Glacier, MFI Peruvian Criativity. Chisholm has just began his show career and already has bannered at every show he has attended, we are extremely excited to see the future with Chisholm and Sopris Alpaca

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2021 Futurity: Official Rewards!

We, Sharon & Marc Milligan of Red Granite Ranch are EXTREMELY proud to say that Red Granites Val D Lsere took home the:

2021 Herdsire Of The Year Dark-colored offspring with only 8 Dark Offspring entered
2021 Reserve Herdsire Of The Year Light-colored offspring with only 5 Light Offspring entered (Five Points away from winning the Light Herdsire of the Year)
2021 Herdsire of the Year, Large Breeder Division

This was his crias second Futurity Show debut, as the 2

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Thank you to Fun In The Country Alpacas!

On our way home from 2021 Parade of Champions hosted by Lynn Edens of Snowmass Alpacas/Little Creek Accoyo America Alpacas, and hats off to yet another succesful event Lynn!

Thank you to Kim Les and Nancy Billington of Fun in the Country Alpacas for purchasing this little Gray beauty, Red Granites Wisteria by Val D Lsere! The special lot #2 Tuxedo Gray Val D Lsere daughter now finds her home at one of the finest and most succesful Grey Breeders in the WORLD. She should complement the

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2021 Futurity is in the Books!

We are on our way home from the 2021 Futurity Show & Sale. It took last night to settle in to how well we actually did at the show. The excitment of Red Granites Alydar By Val D Lsere taking the Judges' Choice award as a gray male was a bit of a suprise for Marc and I, but nothing less we are extremely happy and proud to he won that prestigious 'Judges' Choice' award and became the first AOA Registered Grey alpaca to win the Futurity Judges' Choice! All of the other Val D Lsere progeny did extre

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2021 TXOLAN Double Show in the Books!

Marc and I have been trying to re-group and count our blessings after returning from the TXOLAN Double Show. We feel pretty lucky that we have only a foot of snow and cold but nothing all those folks in TX have.

We took 18 animals and between the two shows and walking fleece we took 10 Color Champions, 3 Reserve Champions and one Judges Choice. We had 5 Val D Lsere offspring and 7 of our clients brought an additional 8 of Val's offspring. I am extremely proud to announce that Val's

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Thank you to EP Cambridge Alpacas!

We would LOVE to say a huge thank you to EP Cambridge Alpacas on purchasing Red Granites Sizlin Vegas and Red Granites Pecos Pete at the 2018 AOA National Show, later purchasing Vegas.

It is not everyday we sell a full-sibling to our mega champion male Red Granites Val D Lsere, and seeing as the sibling in question is a female and Futurity Champion she will be missed very much! We announce the sale of Red Granites Sizlin Vegas who has been purchased by EP Cambridge Alpacas and will b

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2018 Amber Autumn Auction ends with AUS bound alpacas!

HUGE congrats to EP Cambridge Alpacas of Australia for the purchase of Red Granites Pixie (Lot #23 @ 2018 Amber Autmn Auction)!

Here we sold one of Legionnaire's finest Dark-Colored females on the ranch who also comes with a breeding to the PROVEN 3X AOA National Supreme Champion also closed to outside breedings; Red Granites Val D Lsere, quite a package here folks.

There is no doubt in our minds that she will make an outstanding foundation female for a colored breeding pr

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