Thistledown at the 2017 AANZ National Show

Another terrific National show for Thistledown taking out Champion Black Suri for the 7th year with Thistledown Oscuro as a senior male. Always encouraging to see a working male holding his positive fleece qualities! His son Thistledown Maniatoto also had a very successful show alongside other Thistledown suri.

Champion Black—Thistledown Oscuro  
Champion Brown—Thistledown El Chapo

Thistledown Kashmir—1st Adult Black male

Thistledown Nevada—1st Intermediate Black male

Thistledown McGlashan—1st Intermediate Fawn male (co-owned with Mckenzie Alpacas)

Thistledown Maniatoto—1st Junior Black male

Thistledown El Chapo—1st Junior Brown male

Thistledown Oscuro—1st Senior Black male; Champion Senior Male 












Thistledown Oscuro                     Thistledown El Chapo                Thistledown Kashmir  

Molly judging in Europe 2018

Molly enjoyed her time judging in Europe...even though it was extremely cold even by European standards... with a visit from the Beast from the East! Ilshofen proved to be a mighty large show with a 500 hundred strong field of competitors ...needing be be judged in just 2 days! Needless to say it was a busy old time.

It was then on to the Neatherlands largest show at Boekel, squeezing in a speaking session at a fibre seminar at Gōppingen in the way. She had a great time and really enjoyed catching up with breeders and friends during the three weeks.


Thistledown cria 2018

All our cria have been born and we are very pleased with this years group of 10 males and 8 females. Some were the first cria from our imported Surilana males (Silvertail and Consulate) and it is always exciting to see what has been produced. Thistledown Oscuro and Beatnik continue to through good cria for us and we are looking forward to showing the 'new kids' in Spring...just have to get through winter first and it's looking like a wet one!