Latest Issue – Spring 2017

Our Spring 2017 edition is out now, packed full of all new articles and features. Click for some examples of the content in this issue.


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The Judges Story

International judge Robin Näsemann has been breeding alpacas with his family for twelve years. Their farm is called “Abolengo de Alpaca” and they have 70 alpacas that graze on “Gut Aldenhövel” in Lüdinghausen. Alpacas caught our attention on a TV…

A Better Future

In search of alpacas and sustainable alpaca yarns. The existence of a Peruvian alpaca living in the Andes appears to be close to the most perfect that an animal can strive for. The alpacas living in the Andes spend their…

Forest Adventure

Charnwood Forest Alpacas is owned and managed by Chris Deakin and Laura Stock. Their growing herd of 130 pedigree alpacas are making themselves known both within the local community as well as to a wider visiting public with their gentle…

Kia Ora Alpaca

New Zealand has a similar sized alpaca industry as Britain and, just like here, there is lots going on to utilise alpaca fibre and turn it into saleable products. The companies involved all have different aims and ambitions; here are…