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Bozedown Alpacas

Boys will be Boys

Stud Males and How to Get it Right. By Nick Harrington Smith, BAS and AOA Judge of Alpaca Evolution.

The Spin Doctor

The times I hear the words “Alpaca is so difficult to spin”. No, it is not. This sentence should read “Alpaca is different to spin”. By Jean Field.

Shear and share alike

Producers from across New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia have agreed to set up the co-operative, which will band together to fuel emerging farmers.

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.

The First Fifteen

The excitement of waiting for a new baby is over when a pregnant dam gives birth to a small baby that in alpaca terms is called “cria”.

Dairy stories

Old World Camelids – namely camels – are being used for their highly nutritious milk in Dubai and in Holland. You can even buy it in Asda.

Yummy or Yucky?

Alpaca meat is controversial but is also becoming more common in the UK – maybe it’s time to have an open discussion about it!