Houghton Hall Alpacas may be dispersing the majority of their herd but they were still sweeping the board in some of the biggest shows of the season so far.
In 2007 Simon, my husband, and I decided to ditch city life, move to the country and become smallholders.
Here at Little Orchard Alpacas, we have just about reached the foothills of an Andean style learning curve.
The AlpacaSpain herd of some 40 animals reside at La Dehesa in the picturesque village of Gaucín.
Who knew that long suri fibre would be such a ‘must have’ for those who make wigs for dolls.
Where do you, the breeder, fibre processor or fibre buyer, value length in your prioritising of selection values?
Nic Cooper of Southern Alpacas Stud writes about the trials and tribulations of import and export.