Flying Llama

Llamas


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GNLC Hightower
 GNLC Hightower

GNLC herdsires:
the vanguard of llama breeding

Hightower

GNLC Hightower

GNLC Merlin x GNLC Silver Lining

Hightower is simply a majestic llama. He stands 48” at the withers, 78” at the poll, and at well over 400# he is just plain big. His ideal proportion, sturdy bone, stately presence and athletic movement make him an absolutely complete male.

Sired by Merlin and out of our most beautiful female, Silver Lining, Hightower has a proven pedigree. This exceptional breeding combination has produced six outstanding full siblings: Crocket, Rampart, Platina, Sabrego, Divina and Hightower.

In our online Herd Book you will find the Hightower daughters that we have kept. This year’s crias are shown in the Herd Book with their dams, and a few may appear on the Sales List. We are pleased that so many of his offspring are characterized by his extreme “type,” strong bone, presence and conformation, dressed with his intense colors and loose, silky/suri fleece.

Hightower ILR
 ILR
GNLC Inspirato
 GNLC Inspirato
GNLC Goose Bump
 GNLC Goose Bump
GNLC Bossa Nova
 GNLC Bossa Nova
Hightower after shearing
 Hightower after shearing
GNLC Bellini
 GNLC Bellini
GNLC Raffi
 GNLC Raffi
GNLC High Rez
 GNLC High Rez

GNLC Pink Martini
 GNLC Pink Martini
GNLC Sateen
 GNLC Sateen
GNLC Sarge
 GNLC Sarge
GNLC Dante
 GNLC Dante

Tesio

GNLC Tesio

Sijama Ikandy x GNLC Lady Luck

Taken as a whole, Tesio is probably the most dramatic male we have produced in years. He is the finest result of the 2017 breeding season when our Hightower traded places with Sijama Llamas’ amazing, tall herdsire, Ikandy. Tesio is from the cross of Ikandy with one of our “queens.”

We were first enamored with Sijama Ikandy when Hightower showed against him in a double show as youngsters. The grand championship was split: they each took one, and a friendly rivalry began.

Tesio’s dam line goes back eight generations at our ranch. His dam, Lady Luck, is known for producing size while adding her exotic looks and gentle temperament. These attributes don’t come by accident; they follow all through this dam line, from Queenie and Ninko to Soul Shaker, who is Merlin’s giant, full sister and Tesio’s grand-dam.

Tesio stands 51.5” at the withers, 80” at the poll. He has a gentle yet confident demeanor, and we’ve never had a more easily trained llama. He was leading calmly and traversing our house decks within minutes of his first haltering.

GNLC Tesio ILR
 ILR
GNLC Inspirato
GNLC Goose Bump


Steve & Sue Rolfing  Columbia Falls, Montana  406.755.9044  info@gnranch.com

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