Snow Diamond PEYTON

Breed: Huacaya
DOB: 2016-02-28
Color: Medium Fawn
Gender: Male
A Blue- Ribbon Thunder son. Still Available!


Peyton is Lot #16 in the Snow Diamond Select!

When Golden Thunder is the sire, you know you're on to something good, as the big guy won 13 banners, a Judges Choice and Get of Sire. What we didn't know at the time is that he also has two traits that are even more important: lasting fineness and the ability to pass all of these traits on to his offspring. At nine years of age, Thunder's fiber stats are AFD 19.0, SD 3.4, CV 17.9 and %>30  0.6. And his offspring are winning in the show ring, with plenty of blue and purple to go around.

Indeed, Peyton inherited fineness, well organized fleece, density, beautiful bundles, even color and solid conformation. Peyton's dam is Petunia, and we were so pleased with Peyton that we bred Petunia the next year to one of Thunder's champion sons,Thunder Bay. We were delighted in May when that pairing produced another beautiful male, Pacific Bay.

So if you're looking for quality and predictability in your color program, take a good look at Peyton. After all, we wouldn't have named him Peyton if we weren't confident that he could get the job done!

Peyton is one of 46 great lots that will be available at the Snow Diamond Select. Join us at the Deschutes County Expo Center in Central Oregon on October 7, 2017!  Check out Peyton and then bid for the chance to take his proven genetics back home to your color program. Remember, if you are unable to attend in person, you can ask Kevin O'Leary, our on-site consultant, to evaluate Peyton and any other lot you are interested in. There is no charge to you for this service. Ask for details and contact information.

Sire: Unknown
Dam: Crescent Moon's PETUNIA
ARI #: 35149415

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Peyton's Progeny In Our Herd

No in herd progeny on file

Out of Herd Progeny

No out of herd progeny on file

Fiber Stats

Fiber Stats Legend


Definitions for Units of Measure in Fiber Stats Chart

Mean Fiber Diameter - This number, expressed in microns (µ), is the average diameter of fibers in the sample. One micron is equal to 1/1,000th of a millimeter. The smaller the micron count, the finer the fiber. MFD and AFD (average fiber diameter) are two terms that describe the same measurement.

Standard Deviation - SD represents an average of individual deviations (plus or minus micron values) from the mean or AFD. The smaller the Standard Deviation, the more uniform the population of fibers measured. It is the most stable of variability measures and is used in the computation of other fiber statistics such as the Coefficient of Variation (CV).

Coefficient of Variation of Fiber Diameter - CV (or CVD) is the Standard Deviation divided by the Average Fiber Diameter multipled by 100 and reported as a percentage. The CV is used in the statistical analysis of different populations of fiber (different animals).

Fibers > 30 Microns - This number is the percentage of fibers in the sample that measure more than 30 microns in diameter. When this number is subtracted from 100, the remainder is known as the "comfort factor." For example, five percent of fibers over 30 microns corresponds to a comfort factor of 95 percent.

Spin Fineness - This number, expressed in microns (µ), provides an estimate of the performance of the sample when it is spun into yarn. It is derived through a formula that combines the measured mean fiber diameter (MFD) with the measured coefficient of variation of fiber diameter (CVD). For a given MFD, a lower CVD will result in a lower spin fineness number, indicating an improvement in processing (spinning) performance. A 5 percent decrease in CVD is equivalent to a one micron decrease in MFD in its effect on spinning.

Mean Curvature - Fiber curvature is related to crimp. Mean Curvature is determined by the measurement of two millimeter (2mm) snippets in degrees per millimeter (deg/mm). The greater the number of degrees per millimeter, the tighter the crimp.

SD Curvature - Standard Deviation of Curvature means that 34 percent of the fibers measured are xx.xx degrees per millimeter (deg/mm) higher than the mean curvature and 34 percent are lower than the mean. Sixty-either percent of the measurement in a normal distribution lies within the first standard deviation. The lower the SD, the more consistent the sample is.

Comfort Factor - When the percentage of fibers in the sample that measure more than 30 microns in diameter is subtracted from 100, the remainder is known as the comfort factor. The higher the comfort factor of a given fiber sample, the fewer coarse fibers are present in that sample and the more comfortable that sample would feel against skin.

By Year
Mean Fiber Diameter
Standard Deviation
Coefficient of Variation
Fibers > 30 microns
Spin Fineness
Mean Curvature
SD Curvature
Comfort Factor
Total Shear Weight


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