Traceable alpaca yarn – all the way to Peru and back

By Alpaca Tribe / May 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

Suzanna James of the eponymous Suzanna James Knitwear has a thing about traceability – and it is a good thing. Alpaca fibre from Peru to Cardiff

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My Happy Place with alpacas

By Alpaca Tribe / May 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

Do you have a happy place? A place where you can go, physical or metaphorical?

My happy place is with my alpacas. Come and join me as I think about what makes them so calming to be around.

May you know quiet, interested and accepting relationships in your life – both people and alpacas.

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Alpacas and Llamas as pretty as a picture

By Alpaca Tribe / May 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

Beautiful paintings that capture the essence of llamas and alpacas by Kristin Llamas from Tennessee

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It’s raining, alpacas

By Alpaca Tribe / April 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

Rain is welcome after a dry spell. People start thinking about buying alpacas. Here are some questions to consider.

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Shearing on the Horizon

By Alpaca Tribe / April 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

Thursdays are podcast day and April is shearing prep month. Learn from people and learn to listen to the right ones. Enjoy yourselves.

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Between Two Mountains

By Alpaca Tribe / April 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

Our old friend Jermiah Owen lives in Southern California between two mountains with the Los Angeles Forest on one side and the Mojave Desert on the other. In the middle, Hiraeth Ranch.

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Navigating a difficult alpaca birth

By Alpaca Tribe / April 8, 2020 / 0 Comments

We catch up with Rita Soares of Campo Verde Alpacas in Australia and hear about her navigating a difficult cria birth.

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Alpaca Spring

By Alpaca Tribe / April 1, 2020 / 0 Comments

Spring is arriving slow but sure . More sun means more grass and firm ground – the alpacas are becoming fluffy and are enjoying grazing the grass.

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waiting and remembering

By Alpaca Tribe / March 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

Waiting during lockdown and remembering the BAS national Show

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Ramblings of an Alpaca Shepherd

By Alpaca Tribe / March 18, 2020 / 0 Comments

Take care of yourself so you can take care of others including your alpacas.

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