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Summer 2016

The Summer 2016 edition of Alpaca World Magazine is now available. We have lots of great new feature articles in this magazine, including ‘Adam Riley: Shearers with altitude’, ‘Setting the Standard: Alpacas in Hungary’, ‘Park Life: The Llama Park’, ‘Uniquely Capish: Helderstroom Alpacas’, ‘Julie Taylor-Browne: When the vet comes to call…’ and ‘Fluent in Alpaca: Griezites Alpakas, Latvia’, plus much more. Please check out the links below to view some snippets of this magazine.

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Island Escape

Sandra Powell of Hebridean Alpacas writes about the challenges and joys of setting up a new life in a very different part of the country. Sitting in yet another meeting back in 2009, I glanced round the room at my colleagues going over…

Setting the Standard

Breeding alpacas in Hungary is a real challenge, especially when you are the only alpaca farm in the entire country. Our story began in 2008 when we bought a piece of land just behind the land of my parents in…

Shearers With Altitude

Shearer Adam Riley writes about his experiences volunteering for Awamaki in Peru. he rumbling sound of hundreds of animals moving outside my tent and the low melodic hum of alpacas are the first things to greet me as I groggily open my eyes. I have been…

Swag Show Delivers Again

Mark Steele, SWAG Chairman, reports from the South West Alpaca Group annual Fleece & Halter Show at the Royal Bath & West THE ROYAL BATH & WEST SHOW is the only remaining four day agricultural show in the country, attracts…