It's been almost a year since we visited an alpaca breeder for the first time. We were complete novices at the start of 2018, not knowing a Huacaya from a Suri, or a Hembra from a Macho. It felt like a visit to Newmarket Races for the first time; picking the horses with the best… Continue reading Ethical. Sustainable. Natural.
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
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