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Fibre of the Gods

The long balmy days of summer seem a distant memory as I write this on a rainy and grey Sunday in late September. The alpaca's fleece is growing quickly now, with a good couple of inches of growth, preparing them for the winter ahead. By the time we come round to shearing them in May/June,… Continue reading Fibre of the Gods

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Patience is a virtue

June has arrived, which is the exciting month that we become alpaca owners. From the moment we chose to start our own herd, I knew that I wanted to breed from them. Having had a little experience with lambing, I knew the wonder of seeing new life born into the world. The highs, the lows,… Continue reading Patience is a virtue

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10 things you may (or may not) know about alpacas

I love compiling lists, so what could be better than a list of alpaca facts?! Many people I speak to often ask the same questions (usually, "Do they spit? And, "How long are they pregnant for?") so I've done lots of reading up over the last few months! Here are a few fun facts that… Continue reading 10 things you may (or may not) know about alpacas