November, 2015

Alpaca Shelters and Belters

Alpaca Shelters and Belters

This morning as I was slipping about in the quagmire, gamely hanging on to a barrow full of poop, with the rain trickling down the back of my neck…I was thinking how lucky we are (remember glass half full)…for every alpaca on our farm has access to either a purpose built, or carefully converted, shelter, […]

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  30/11/2015   2 comments
Beck Brow On The Money

Beck Brow On The Money

It was only yesterday that I was thinking that I needed to get working on our Christmas Cards, but I really couldnt muster up any enthusiasm whilst I was squelching through the mud, then this morning we have woken up to snow… So much has happened since my last blog, lots to be excited about, […]

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  21/11/2015   6 comments
Alpaca Showtime

Alpaca Showtime

Friday the 30th of October (2015) saw us up bright and early in preparation for our trip down to Cambridgeshire for Alpaca Showtime. Our friends Stuart and Jean from Velvet Hall Alpacas came to pick up Ep Cambridge Gunsmith (our shared male) so he could have a calm journey not bothered by the girls. With […]

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  19/11/2015   1 comment
Gilt Edge Samurai

Gilt Edge Samurai

Whilst we away at Alpaca Showtime over the Halloween weekend, we had some exciting news from New Zealand: Our recently purchase fawn boy Gilt Edge Samurai (sire: Futura Humdinger) had had a successful outing to Waikato Show, where he was awarded Champion Intermediate Male making him the only coloured alpaca in the age championship line […]

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  19/11/2015   No comments