BRITISH ALPACA FUTURITY 2015

THE BRITISH ALPACA FUTURITY 2015 has lined up top international judges Peter Kennedy (Australia) and Wade Gease (USA) for this prestigious show on Friday March 27 and Saturday March 28. The show will be held in the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, that has an hotel just across the corridor from the main hall, a casino attached and first class rail, air and motorway links to the rest of the UK and Europe.

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ALPACA FIESTA 2014

The 5th Alpaca Fiesta that took place in Arequipa from 10th to 15th November was the first time its organization was the result of a joint effort between the International Alpaca Association (IAA) and Peru’s Ministry of Tourism and Foreign Trade (MINCETUR) together with its exports promotions body, Promperu.

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LET IT GO! LET IT GO!

WHAT DO I MEAN BY RESTRAINT FREE HANDLING? Put very simply it means not using one or more people to wrestle an alpaca into standing as still as possible.


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ALPACA VISITS …HOME AND AWAY

Clare Faber writes: My husband, Sjoerd, and I started breeding alpacas four years ago, when we moved from our home in Holland to our 15 hectare (about 37 acres) farm here on the banks of the river Mayenne in north-west France.

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The ART of FASHION

By Chrissie Menzies, Felt Artist, Director of Wonderwool Wales and Alpaca Farmer.


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