When purchasing a starter alpaca herd, it’s important to consider a variety of factors from fiber characteristics and lineage to the reputation and experience of the breeder. Doing your homework and working with a reputable breeder is the key to a successful purchase and a happy herd.
Alpaca Farm Blog
We’re kicking off Black Friday shopping early and we’re going to continue it through Cyber Monday! We want everyone to have an opportunity to grab high-quality alpaca products at 25% off. Buy USA-made items shipped by your favorite alpacas in Northern Michigan.
When I first opened our alpaca farm and store, I was enthralled by the allure of alpaca. Soft, warm, hypoallergenic, and so sustainable. They felt magical to me. Along the
Alpacas are fun, quirky, and lovable. Here are 20 reasons why you’re going to love these magical animals. This list comes from first hand experience and years of interaction.
In today’s buying guide, I’ll walk you through my favorite alpaca gifts and break the recommendations out so you can use the guide to purchase online or at your local alpaca farm store.
In today’s post, I’d like to walk through the amazing properties of alpaca fiber, why it’s a great material for socks, and what you should know about purchasing your first pair of alpaca socks.
How do you know when your alpaca is ready to begin labor and delivery? Are there clear signs an alpaca is ready to deliver a baby? Here is my list of signs.
In this article, we cover information new farms need to know about breeding alpacas. It will help you learn about the process and if it’s right for you.
This is a web-friendly version of a alpaca color genotyping presentation provided by Lynn Edens at the Parade of Champions Auction in June.
Understanding how alleles work greatly improves our ability to predict color outcomes and increases the quality in produce black alpaca offspring.
I thought it would be helpful to review the primary colors of alpacas, the variations that can occur, and explain why these color variations exist. This might help you when searching for and buying alpaca yarn or alpaca products.
When you compare alpaca wool to sheep’s wool or cashmere, you’ll quickly see alpaca outperforms both types of wool. Let’s review why!