Research by two Aberystwyth scientists has paved the way for a possible breakthrough in the worldwide fight against Bovine TB.
The Enferplex Bovine TB test, widely used voluntarily in the camelid industry, was approved by the World Health Organisation for animal health, for use in cattle this summer.
2019 saw the end of the alpaca show at the Royal Bath & West and the very first alpaca show at the Somerset Show organised by the South West Alpaca Group at the end of September.
It is the time of year for those annual funfests AGMs. Below, reports on the British Alpaca Society AGM and the Australian Alpaca Association AGM.
Helen Macdonald of Alpaca Power, owner of Geronimo, a black stud male imported from New Zealand, has been fighting a legal battle to prevent his slaughter.
UK Alpaca’s new suri yarns are featured on the front cover of The Knitter, one of the leading magazines in its field.
The Heart of England Alpaca Group have invited Molly Gardner, who judged at the BAS National this year, to hold two seminar workshop days, solely concentrating on fleece.
The West Shires Alpaca Group had bumper entries for the Royal Three Counties Alpaca Show for fleece, halter and the new craft show. Competition was hot despite the dreary weather – well actually torrential rain at times!