Gunnamatta Marconi

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Gunnamatta Marconi

 

IAR: 75486

Sire: Coonawarra Shogun (AUS) – medium grey

Dam: Gunnamatta Marcasite (AUS) – dark grey

Click here to view registered pedigree

We jumped at the opportunity to purchase this stunning grey male, importing him from Australia in January 2015 at the age of 10 years.  Marconi is a fine, even coloured silver grey male with virtually no “spots”. He displays an extremely soft handling fleece, so often missing in true greys. Marconi was also selected as Mr September in the 2006 calendar “A Passion for Alpaca“.

His progeny have been making their mark in the Australian show ring. Gunnamatta Laelia (MG) has been awarded ribbons at every show entered since a junior in 2010, including both National Shows (Tamworth 2010 & Homebush 2011.) At the 2011 National Show she was also awarded “Best Grey”.

Marconi’s siblings include Gunnamatta Jupiter and Gunnamatta Mercury, both ribbon winning stud males now residing in Tasmania and Queensland respectively.

Fleece: Marconi was ahead of his time in fleece quality – look at these early results:

1st Fleece: 18.3u, SD 4.1u, CV 22.5%

2nd Fleece: 21.8u, SD 4.6u, CV 21.2%

3rd Fleece: 22.0u, SD 4.7u, CV 21.2%

4th Fleece: 23.6, SD 4.9u, CV 20.8%

Marconi had an impressive show career in Australia, his wins include both Champion and Reserve Championships in age based shows where he was up against alpacas of all colours, including whites – look at this:

1st – Robertson Show 2005

1st – Sydney Royal Easter Show 2005

1st – Central Western Spring Show 2005

  Reserve Champion Adult Male – Mudgee Show 2005

  1st – Florafest 2005

1st – Hawkesbury Spring Show 2005

1st – Charles Ledger 2005

1st – Hawkesbury 2006

1st – Mudgee Show 2006

  Reserve Champion Senior Male – Mudgee Show 2006

1st – Central Coast/Hunter Spring Show 2006

1st – Charles Ledger 2006

1st – Charles Ledger Grey Show 2006

  Best Senior Grey Male – Charles Ledger Grey Show 2006

  2nd – National Show 2006

1st – Central Western Spring Show 2007

1st – Central Coast/Hunter Spring Show 2007

  Reserve Champion Senior Male – Central Coast/Hunter Spring Show 2007

  1st – Central Western Spring Show 2008

  Champion Mature Male – Central Western Spring Show  2008

  1st – Central Coast/Hunter Spring Show 2008

  Champion Mature Male – Central Coast/Hunter Spring Show  2008

  2nd – National Show 2008

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We look forward to introducing Marconi’s progeny in the show ring in the coming years. Marconi will not be available at open stud, but keep an eye out for when progeny or pregnant females come available!

 

 

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