Thistledown Oscuro

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Alpaca Seller Information:

Breeder Name:
WInsaula Alpacas
Contact Name:
Paula and Mark Winsor
Somerset and Devon
Telephone Number
01934 732324
Thistledown Oscuro
Date listed
27th January 2022
Date modified
12th July 2024
Breed Type:
Service Type:

Drive By
Mobile Mate
Blood Lineage:
Thistledown, Valley of Peace
Organisations Registered With:
British Alpaca Society
Imported from New Zealand in 2021, Thistledown Oscuro is a stunning blue black male with an exceptionally solid frame and a broad chest. His most standout trait is his exquisite broad, wedge shaped head, a trait he is stamping on his progeny.

His fleece has great density and lock length with high luminosity and a real depth to his lustre, again a trait he passes on to all his Cria. He has continued to carry a 22 micron fleece into his adult years.

Oscuro is Grandsire to 50+ championship awards in the UK over the last couple of years, but proved himself as the outstanding black stud he truly is when his son Winsaula Trendsetter won BAS National Fawn champion at the National Show. Competing in a fawn class with the very best of white and light breeding, it is pretty spectacular for black breeding to win!

Oscuro comes from two of Thistledown's best producing Sire lines, Thistledown Zanzibar through his Dam, and Valley of Peace Leviathan through his Sire.

He has a wonderful easy temperament and has received a ribbon at every show he has attended. Before leaving NZ he won Champion Senior male at the AANZ National in 2017and was put forward for the Supreme line up.

Oscuro has maintained his fine fleece into his adulthood and is producing multi championship Cria with 17.20 micron fleece with an SD of 3.8.

Please see our other imported black Thistledown stud Thistledown Belluno who is carrying complimentary black genetics.
Prizes Won:
New Zealand National Alpaca Show
1st Place Senior and Champion Black Suri

New Zealand 155th Canterbury A&P Show
1st Place Senior and Champion Black Suri male

New Zealand Oxford A&P Show
1st Place Black Suri
Best Coloured Suri in Show

New Zealand National Alapca Show 2017
1st place Senior and Champion Black Male Suri

New Zealand 155th Canterbury A&P Show
1st and Champion Black Suri

New Zealand Malvern A&P Association Show
1st Place and Champion Black Male Suri

New Zealand Canterbury A&P Show
1st Place Senior Black Suri

New Zealand Banks Peninsula A&P Show
1st Place Senior Black male Suri

New Zealand National Alpaca Show
1st place Junior Black male Suri
Solid Colour:
Date of Birth:
23rd February 2014
Current Age:
10 Years and 5 Months
Name of Sire:
Valley of Peace Leviathan
Colour of Sire:
Dark Fawn
Sire is a solid colour:
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Name of Dam:
Thisteldown Pilberry
Colour of Dam:
Dark Brown
Dam is a solid colour:
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Date of last sample:
Breeder did not submit date of last sample
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MC1R + ASIP Genotype:
Ee aa
Base Coat Phenotype:
Grey/Non-Grey Status: