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All things woolly and wonderful

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.

What’s next for Geronimo?

Many of you will have been following the case of Geronimo, a black stud male imported from New Zealand.

AANZ hit by council crisis

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.

Support for Further bTB Testing in Stud Male

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: The Law

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.

Best of British at Show

On Tuesday the 29th of May, as the storm clouds gathered on the near horizon and with a sharp breeze making things difficult.

Meet the New Chief

Dr Duncan Pullar who will take up his post as British Alpaca Society Chief Executive on July 9.

Hitting the Canvas

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.