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Features

Setting the Pace

Camelids’ Unique Gait & Foot Structure. By Sue Alt dmv and David E Anderson d.v.m., ms, dacvs, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University.

Boys will be Boys

Stud Males and How to Get it Right. By Nick Harrington Smith, BAS and AOA Judge of Alpaca Evolution.

The Spin Doctor

The times I hear the words “Alpaca is so difficult to spin”. No, it is not. This sentence should read “Alpaca is different to spin”. By Jean Field.

Shear and share alike

Producers from across New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia have agreed to set up the co-operative, which will band together to fuel emerging farmers.

The First Fifteen

The excitement of waiting for a new baby is over when a pregnant dam gives birth to a small baby that in alpaca terms is called “cria”.

Dairy stories

Old World Camelids – namely camels – are being used for their highly nutritious milk in Dubai and in Holland. You can even buy it in Asda.

Yummy or Yucky?

Alpaca meat is controversial but is also becoming more common in the UK – maybe it’s time to have an open discussion about it!

Sour Times

Pisco Sour is the most important cocktail for the Peruvians and Chileans and a source of some irritation as both countries claim it as their own.