Episode 29 – choosing our alpacas

By Alpaca Tribe / July 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

We started with 5 pregnant females and this is how we got there – choosing our alpacas

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Episode 28 – Waiting for the expected – cria that is

By Alpaca Tribe / July 10, 2019 / 1 Comment

A shorter summer episode with cria birth stories. Waiting for the expected is a delight, though not without its surprises

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Episode 27 – Alpacas – a metaphor for life

By Alpaca Tribe / July 3, 2019 / 2 Comments

A summer light-read for you. Here are my musings on some things alpacas have taught me over the last 12 years.

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Episode 26 – review of the last 6 months Part 2

By Alpaca Tribe / June 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

Part 2 of a review of episodes from the last 6 mths. Includes what you can do with the fleece and the most important equipment on your farm.

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Episode 25 – celebrating 25 episodes

By Alpaca Tribe / June 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

25 Episodes seem to require marking by a review of some of the best bits from our guests sharing about being captivated by alpacas and growing in confidence.

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Episode 24 – Jenny MacHarg part 2

By Alpaca Tribe / June 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Continuing the discussion with Jenny MacHarg we talk about learning with and from your alpacas and the most important piece of equipment on your farm.

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Episode 23 – Jenny MacHarg of Fowberry Alpacas

By Alpaca Tribe / June 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

Jenny MacHarg and her husband Graham met their first alpaca 17yrs ago and since then have developed an award winning herd of alpacas. They are always ready to learn from others and pass on their knowledge to other owners and breeders. Join us as we learn about their journey.

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Episode 22 – Expect the unexpected with Steve Heatherington

By Alpaca Tribe / May 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

By definition, the unexpected is just that. However, Steve Heatherington suggests we can both expect and prepare for it as we care for our alpacas. Expect the unexpected.

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Episode 21 – A passion for alpaca fleece with Julia Berry

By Alpaca Tribe / May 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

In conversation with Julia Berry of Apple Cross Alpacas who has a passion for alpaca fibre and a mission to share the delight of top quality fleece with everyone.

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Episode 20 – Preparing for shearing

By Alpaca Tribe / May 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Join Steve & Sue Heatherington as they talk through five questions to help you prepare for shearing.

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