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MICK AND LIZ GEORGE of Houghton Hall Alpacas had a clean sweep at the British Alpaca Futurity 2015.
Cambridge Navigator of ACC was the Futurity Champion Huacaya Herdsire and ACC Suri Storm of Houghton was the Futurity Champion Suri Herdsire, sponsored by Merrifield Alpacas.

To read more go to Current Issue and view page 14


The Fibre Question

Over the years I have operated AAFT, the question of whether to use Standard Deviation (SD) or Coefficient of variation (CV) when evaluating fibre traits is undoubtedly one of the most common questions asked.

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Where does your fleece go

UK Alpaca Ltd buys around 8 tons of alpaca fleece from breeders in the UK every year. Our mission is to add value to the fleece so that we can transfer that back to the breeders by paying higher prices for each kilo.


To read more go to Current Issue and see page 32

Alpacaly ever after

We bought books. We scoured the web. We asked breeders annoying and repetitive questions, “a baby alpaca is called a WHAT!?”

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The Alpacalypse

You may know that Cakes with Faces is a brand of colourful t-shirts, cushions, watches and accessories run by UK graphic artist Amy Crabtree.


To read more go to Current Issue and see page 28