Latest Issue – Autumn 2017

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Alpacas en España

The Realities of the Alpaca Market in Spain, by Jane Powell of AlpacaSpain. The AlpacaSpain herd of some 40 animals reside at La Dehesa in the picturesque village of Gaucín which is in the Sierra Bermeja mountains in Andalucía and…

Magic in Miniature

Who knew that long suri fibre would be such a ‘must have’ for those who make wigs for dolls. One such company is Zerga Studio, based in Poland, who buy their long suri from UK Alpaca Ltd. Emilia Machnik has…

The Value of Length

...Or why staple length should be a top breeding priority, By Ian Watt. Where do you, the breeder, fibre processor or fibre buyer, value length in your prioritising of selection values? Many breeders and fibre buyers get seduced by fibre…

Crate Expectations

Nic Cooper of Southern Alpacas Stud writes about the trials and tribulations of import and export Ever since alpacas were "discovered" and spread to the world outside South America, the export and import of alpacas has been a big, and…