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January 8, 2020

Remember the Australian bushfires. An alternative to New Year’s Resolutions – Inspirational; Aspirational; Perspirational. Your alpacas are watching you – don’t teach them bad habits. Create an environment that makes for happy and healthy alpacas.

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ted and bessie

Ted & Bessie in Norfolk

July 17, 2019

Ted and Bessie – moved to Norfolk

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alpaca shearing on the horizon

Warm weather turns thoughts to alpaca shearing

May 13, 2019

Alpaca shearing approaches as the weather gets more dependable but do not shear too early or extra protection from potential night frosts will be needed.

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Moving experiences with alpacas – Steve Heatherington

February 27, 2019

Here are some basic principles that will help you get started Alpacas are herd animals and like to stay together as a group (mostly) therefore, it is easier to treat them as one and move the whole group whenever possible. They respond to herding pressure – as you move towards them they will tend to […]

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Knowing your alpacas – Steve Heatherington

February 20, 2019

When you are around alpacas, It doesn’t take you long to realise that they are different from each other. I’m not just talking about the way they look for example colour, confirmation or fleece coverage. It is also true of the way they behave. In this episode I want to take some time to consider […]

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