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Thought I was raising Sasquatch!

The coverage on Goldyn Rae’s Leda is so amazing we thought we were raising a Sasquatch for a minute!


Welcoming Mont Blanc son Alejandro to Colorado courtesy of Hasselbring’s Harmony Ranch! Mont Alejandro won First Place and White Color Champion at the 2017 AOA National Show. He is a gorgeous male with sought-after genetics. Reserve your breeding now! Introductory offer: $750.

Mystic Brown sports outstanding biopsy results!

Goldyn Rae’s Mystic Brown, a dark brown beauty, is now proven!

Check out Mystic’s biopsy results!!

Mystic's biopsy results (3 years of age) are AMAZING!

DENSITY: 59.5 follicles SQ MM
S/P RATIO: 10.9 to 1
AVG PRIMARY FIBERS: 29.1 microns

It was a good summer

of new crias at Goldyn Rae Alpacas. The LEXUS babies are out and we had a gem of an alpaca from Blue Ginger and our own MYSTIC BROWN. Girls Rule! Six girls and two boys, including this Pucara PureSuri Madiba female out of our dam Kristabelle.

Elite Genetics: Tikanui and Kahuna Daughters for Sale!

Goldyn Rae Alpacas is proud to offer these two outstanding females for sale!

Goldyn Rae’s Karma (SOLD) and Pucara Goldyn Rae Kahuna’s Brienne represent the best in Suri alpacas genetics. Brienne won Color Champion in a very competitive GWAS show in 2015 and Karma was awarded 2nd place next to Brienne. Your program will sky-rocket with one or both of these females.

Votes Needed for Photo Contest December 17-20th!


Goldyn Rae Alpacas entered this winter wonderland pic of Karma and Brienne in the upcoming Celebrity Sales photo contest. Online voting will begin December 19th and run through December 21st. These two beauties are sporting silk-based alpaca scarves made with our own Suri fiber. Karma (Tikanui daughter) and Brienne (Kahuna daughter) are now offered for sale!

National Alpaca Farm Days 2015!

Goldyn Rae Alpacas will be open for visitors for National Alpaca Farm Days! Feel free to drop by anytime between 9am to 4pm on Saturday, September 26th or Sunday September 27th.

Tour the farm, interact with Suri Alpacas, feel the fleece, learn about raising and breeding alpacas, visit our Farm Store or just get out of the city for a day!

Another Kahuna son and stunning dark brown male available for 2015 breedings! $900 Special!

Goldyn Rae Alpacas is proud to host another stunning male for the 2015 breeding season. Pucara PureSuri Kahuna’s Lexus is the son of Pucara Kahuna, five time Futurity Light Herdsire of the Year. Lexus has that trademark ideal Suri head, a well conformed frame and a dense, high luster fleece. He has royal genetics, supreme phenotype and the fleece to take your program forward into producing the fiber of the future. Read more...

Spring Show Season is Winding Down; Shearing is Almost Here!

Goldyn Rae Alpacas kicked off 2015 with a very successful show season! Our yearlings Mystic Brown and Pucara Sur-Real Kristabelle both one First Place AND Male & Female Grand Champion at the National Western Stock Show. Mystic then won First Place at Nationals and First Place/Reserve Color Champion at MOPACA in K.C. Our juvie Chakotah boy, Goldyn Rae’s Rubicon, won First Place and Color Champion at MOPACA. There were more ribbons and Fleece Show awards as well. Next up is the Great Western Alpa

They’re Living it up at the Hotel California…

…or so it seems! It’s been a busy fall with work and shows and assembling this expansive 30×40' shelter. The ‘pacas are loving their new digs which gets them out of the dark barn during cold days. A special thanks to Kim & Ahmad (Taha Suri Alpacas) and Ron & Elizabeth (El Zorro) for the assembly help!

Mystic Brown continued his winning ways with First Place and Reserve Color Champion at Fall Fest, and Kristabelle’s fleece won Best Luster and the coveted Judges Choice award at the A-OK

Free OPEN BARN: Saturday, October 18th (10am – 3pm)!

FREE Open Barn at Goldyn Rae Alpacas! Interact with Suri alpacas in a relaxing farm atmosphere. Feed the alpacas, participate in training or help with herd health. Enjoy watching playful babies frolic and nurse. Ask questions about ownership or just visit to get out of the city for the day!

Pucara Hanapepe and Pucara Sur-Real Sumbawa standing stud at Goldyn Rae Alpacas!

Goldyn Rae Alpacas is proud to host two amazing herdsires from Pucara International. Pucara Hanapepe is a National and Futurity champion and son of the one and only Pucara Kahuna. Pucara Sur-Real Sumbawa is a beautiful dark brown Futurity champion out of LCA Huckleberry de Latah. Only $1200 for one breeding or $1800 for two! Contact us to schedule your breeding today!


The final scheduled “Creating the Ideal Suri Alpaca” seminar featuring Alan Cousill and international judge Jude Anderson is scheduled for June 28 & 29. Space is limited! RSVP today to reserve your spot. Only $75 for a weekend with the experts; food and drink included.

Alpaca Academy May 25th: Shearing Open House!

Join us for our Alpaca Shearing Open House on Sunday, May 25th at 9am. Experience the alpaca shearing process and learn the basics about Suri alpacas. Watch, participate or bring your camera for pictures! Drinks and snacks provided. RSVP Please!

Pucara Makana and new Chakotah cria added to Goldyn Rae foundation herd.

Makana produced an exceptional 2013 show quality cria sired by Chakotah’s Wyuna who sold at the Snowmass Auction for $8,000. Makana is bred to Wyuna’s father, Pucara’s Dark Futurity Herdsire of the Year Chakotah of CCR Suris. This same pairing produced one of Pucara’s best ever colored cria in 2012. Makana is a very rare Durango daughter (Durango was purchased by Australians and sent to Australia in 2010-11). Makana had a beautiful male Chakotah son. Both have been added to our foundation herd.

Free Alpaca Academy: March 8th in Golden, CO

GOLDYN RAE ALPACAS is proud to team up with Taha Suri Alpacas to provide a free educational opportunity to learn about alpacas and alpaca ownership. The March Alpaca Academy will be held at Taha Suri Alpaca Ranch in Golden, Colorado. During this Saturday afternoon session we will provide a hands-on learning atmosphere designed to educate about Suri Alpacas. We’ll show you how to halter and lead, and talk about the characteristics that indicate how the alpaca can be marketed.

Ideal Suri Seminar #2 – Another outstanding weekend!

IT JUST KEEPS GETTING BETTER! The Creating the Ideal Suri Seminar series that is. Thanks again to Jude Anderson and Alan Cousill from Pucara International for spending another weekend with us in Elizabeth, Colorado. We received hands-on experience with assessment of Suri alpaca fleece and animal conformation. We also learned about genetics, breeding decisions and business planning. What a great group of people. Thanks to everyone! Already looking forward to the third seminar that we’ve decided

Free OPEN BARN: Saturday, February 22nd (10am – 4pm)

FREE Open Barn at Goldyn Rae Alpacas! Interact with Suri alpacas in a relaxing farm atmosphere. Feed the alpacas, participate in training or help with herd health. Enjoy watching playful babies frolic and nurse. Learn about our free ALPACA ACADEMY, ask questions about ownership or just visit to get out of the city for the day!

Drinks and Snacks Provided. If you want to let us know you’re coming that’s great! (but RSVP not required).

FREE Alpaca Academy: January 25th or 26th

GOLDYN RAE ALPACAS is proud to team up with Taha Suri Alpacas to provide a free educational opportunity to learn about alpacas and alpaca ownership.

These seminars and hands-on workshops are designed to educate about the basics of alpacas including the unique characteristics of the breed, benefits of ownership, tax advantages, business start-up considerations and more!

Call or e-mail to register today!

Goldyn Rae Suri alpacas kissed by Jack Frost!

Our Suri alpacas were met by Jack Frost on this crisp December morning. I couldn’t help but share the beautiful scenery. Choosing my View on this day for sure! What’s your view??

See more pics in the Jack Frost album on Facebook!

Alpaca Train Arrives at Goldyn Rae Ranch!

It was so much fun to see 13 alpacas jump off the trailer after a long road trip from Pucara International in Oregon. Three moms with crias were returning after their trip out west for breedings. Three more moms with crias and one yearling joined the crowd back to Colorado! A big shout out to Mike Cates for safely transporting all these animals to Elizabeth, Colorado in time for our December 7-8, 2013 Ideal Suri Seminar!

Goldyn Rae Alpacas enjoys partial ownership with these outstandi

Ideal Suri Seminar #1 a huge success! The cold didn’t stop US!

What a treat to have Jude Anderson and Alan Cousill sharing their Suri alpaca experience in our own home! We had a GREAT group of alpaca owners and enthusiasts who were willing to learn and willing to share. I believe everyone enjoyed this opportunity to learn more about the Suri business and to take advantage of networking opportunities. Thanks to all who braved the bitter cold and we’ll see you at the next one in February 2014!

Coming Soon!! Creating the Ideal Suri Alpaca Seminar Series – featuring Jude Anderson!

No time to travel to Oregon? No problem! We feel very fortunate to welcome Jude Anderson and Alan Cousill of Pucara International to the Goldyn Rae ranch for an educational seminar series about Suri alpacas! This is a unique opportunity for those interested in alpaca ownership or new breeders looking to jump start their program. Jude brings a wealth of experience as an international judge and both bring 20 years of owning and breeding alpacas in the United States and Australia. Their success is

Suri Symposium – Show Me the Money!

I didn’t go to the 2013 Suri Network Symposium to win $500 but that’s what happened after entering a drawing for half the pot! Thanks SN! That aside, the Symposium is a must for anyone serious about progress in the Suri business. Having attended for the second year as a new breeder, I found the information invaluable. Being somewhat “mathy” I loved the focus on data, and am starting to believe that failure to enter the Suri Herd Improvement Program (S.H.I.P) at the ground level could be costly i

Futurity Show – be sure to go!

I attended the 2013 Futurity in Kansas City to learn about this annual gem and see some of the best animals in the country. What an experience! Not having animals in the show allowed me to sit back and observe. I was able to talk with elite alpaca breeders, attend educational seminars, get creative ideas for booth displays, and was even able to show some animals for the first time. I purchased Blue Ginger in the auction, a Huckleberry daughter bred to Chakotah’s Wyuna!

Visit to Pucara International

I flew to Oregon earlier this year to visit Pucara because I wanted to bend the ear of some of the best in the business. I also wanted to see how they managed a ranch of several hundred alpacas! One of my favorite moments was weighing in around 30 animals, which motivated me to buy a new scale. I learned that regular weigh-ins is one of the best ways to stay on top of alpaca health. Al and Jude were great. I came away with a memorable experience…and two pregnant Chakotah daughters!

Mystic Brown

We are very excited to welcome this dark brown cria to the Goldyn Rae herd! Mystic’s dam, Hip Hop, is the daughter of Pucara International’s very best colored female, Pucara Sonata. Hip Hop’s sire is the famous Chakotah; Chakotah’s grand sire is the one and only Kahuna!

Mystic’s sire is 90 Proof of Castle Pines, a striking Sirius Black son in the MacGyver line who took first place in the 2010 AOBA, Futurity, CABA and NWAS shorn classes.