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Lord of Sipan
I'm ready to breed!

Sipan's first cria!

Things are groovy here in California...

Pre-shearing 2015

After shearing 2015 (needs his cheek trimmed!)

Fiber / Scientific Data

2019-04-02AFD 23.5 SDAFD 4.8 CoV 20.5 %>30=6.7
2018-04-03AFD 20.5 SDAFD 4.3 CofV 20.7 %>30 2.4

LF Matrix Son, Poseidon G'Son--Winner!!

MRN Matrix Lord of Sipan

ARI# 32791259   D.O.B. 4/9/2013 (8 yrs)

Huacaya, Herdsire (Male), Proven | Light Fawn

Full Peruvian
Sire: Snowmass Matrix | ARI# 850345  | Beige 
Dam: PNA Poseidons Accoyo Gabriella | ARI# 30829978  | White 

Currently being auctioned on

Category: Herdsire Breedings
Current bid: $800
Time left: 20 hours, 58 min
Bid on this Alpaca at

The stars aligned just right, and Lord of Sipan was the result. We happened to have our full-Accoyo Poseidon daughter (with fawn genetics) in Virginia, at Double O Good Alpacas (home of Matrix), to deliver her cria by Royal Fawn. So, when I saw that a rare Matrix breeding was donated to the International Alpaca Odyssey in California, I bid to win! Sipan arrived 12 months later--born at Derwydd Alpacas, he was instantly a favorite of Jan Davis (who knows a thing or two about alpacas). She loved his bright, bright fawn bundles and beautiful crimp style.

Sipan has matured to resemble his sire, Snowmass Matrix (you know--the highest selling alpaca EVER at $675K!) in fleece style, conformation and temperament. He is a very compact male, but perfectly conformed according to the judge at AlpacaFest West in 2015, who awarded him a blue ribbon. It's impressive that a compact male would place in the top 2% EPD for Fleece weight, but he did! That is evidence of his great density and long staple length. And in 2019 he sheared more than 11% of his body weight--who ever heard of such a thing?!

An outstanding fiber artist with a wealth of experience with various fibers said of Sipan's fleece, "This is the most INCREDIBLE FIBER I have ever worked with!" She went on to rave about how it is finer and has a better handle than angora rabbit, etc... This is rare praise, indeed!

Sipan has 5 crias born in South Carolina--2 are GREY!!. One more cria due in Fall, 2018, but Sipan is back home at Alpacas of Marin in the North San Francisco Bay area, and ready to get back to work!


California Classic RoundUp 2014
AlpacaFest West 2015
Gold Country Gathering Fleece 2019
AOA Advanced Fleece Award for score>80 Gold Country Gathering Fleece show 2019
2014 EPDs: Top 2% FW (pretty impressive for a compact male!) Top 4% SDAFD
2015 EPDs: Top 1.1% FW--# 20 of 19048! Pretty good, considering he only weighed 100lbs after that shearing!
2018 Histogram (EPDs pending...) AFD 20.5 SDAFD 4.3 CofV 20.7 %>30 2.4
2018 EPDs: Top 5% %M, FW 10% SDAFD 15% AFD, SF 25% %>30, MC
2019 sheared 11.8 lbs--that's more than 11% of his body weight!! Went from 118 lbs to 106.2 lbs.
We can consider flexible financing. In general, we accept 1/3 down with 1 year interest-free to pay the balance.


Matrix, Quechua, Poseidon!
ARI# 0031954471   D.O.B. 5/27/2019 (2 yrs)
Huacaya, Male| Medium Fawn, Full Peruvian, Unproven
Sire: MRN Matrix Lord of Sipan
Dam: MRN Best Man's Ultima
Wow! This may be the best huacaya we have ever produced! His fleece is BRIGHT with beautiful popcorn bundles and high frequency crimp. Mas Snow...

Alpacas of Marin - Nicasio, CA

Matrix , Quechua and Poseidon lines!
D.O.B. 6/7/2020 (1 yr)
Huacaya, Cria Female| Beige, Unproven
Sire: MRN Matrix Lord of Sipan
Dam: MRN Best Man's Ultima

Alpacas of Marin - Nicasio, CA

Updated 10/13/2021