Just when you thought a Sunday at Yarndale was just another normal day, a flock of Skipton’s Giant Swaledales came ambling down the aisle.
Many of you will have been following the case of Geronimo, a black stud male imported from New Zealand.
The Alpaca Association of New Zealand has found itself with no effective executive and no authority to carry on business at the National Council level after a number of resignations from the National Council.
The British Alpaca Society sent a letter to the Minister for Farming George Eustice, MP, in support of alpaca breeder Helen Macdonald’s request for a further bTB test for a stud male imported from New Zealand.
Dog attacks are a huge blow emotionally and financially for alpaca owners. But alpacas, along with other ‘exotic species’ are not part of the current legislation.
On Tuesday the 29th of May, as the storm clouds gathered on the near horizon and with a sharp breeze making things difficult.
Dr Duncan Pullar who will take up his post as British Alpaca Society Chief Executive on July 9.
Four alpacas at Longfield Academy in Melton Mowbray called Sooty, Bambi, Teddy and Moonie, were the inspiration for Debbie Crowdy’s colourful paintings of alpacas.