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…to the other side?

It is hard to resist an article with the winning headline ‘Why did the pheasant cross the road?’ Clearly I couldn’t and as most country dwellers see many pheasants splattered on the road.

Brexit and exports

A No Deal Brexit will mean that the system for exporting animals into the EU will change. DEFRA have issued the following guidance to transporters.

Fighters biters

As anyone who owns stud males knows, fighting teeth are viscously sharp and can inflict serious damage. Alpaca dentist Alison Quagliani explains.

Thrills in the hills

November saw the 2nd Midland Championship Alpaca Show, arranged and organized by the West Shires Alpaca Group

Judges announced for BAS Show 2019

The BAS National Show Committee are very pleased to announce the Halter and Fleece Show judges for 2019.

Hearing due for Geronimo case

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

Nutrition and Body scoring

Winter is on its way with colder days and nights and less goodness in the grass. Older alpacas and young cria may well need more supplementation to keep their body condition at the correct level.

Dressed to impress

The Annual Yorkshire Alpaca Group show was held for the second year at York Auction Centre and got off to a very chilly start with the first snow flurries of the year in the morning.