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Bozedown Alpacas
Softly Softly

Musings of a fleece grader

Every year around ten thousand kilos of fleece comes into the grading barn at UK Alpaca. The quality is wildly variable from absolutely gorgeous to horrid – the good, the bad and the ugly.

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.

BAS National Show 2019

The British Alpaca Society National Show is to take place on March 23 and 24 at the International Centre in Telford.

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.