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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Episode 19 – Victoria Barrett of Simply Alpaca

By Alpaca Tribe / May 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Victoria Barrett has over 10 yrs of alpaca experience. Here we talk about what new and prospective owners need to know; her alpaca fibre workshops and handling courses, including animal-assisted interventions.

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Episode 18 – Selling alpaca fibre and products to crafters

By Alpaca Tribe / May 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Taking alpaca fibre to the craft market. A great day out at Wonderwool Wales with alpaca owners and their gorgeous products. With Sue Heatherington

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Episode 17 – Alpacappella Jewellery with Marta Kwasniewicz

By Alpaca Tribe / April 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Marta Kwasniewicz designs and produces beautiful jewellery with alpaca fibre using a range of techniques including Kumihimo the Japanese braiding technique.

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Episode 16 – Ted & Bessie producing sustainable and ethical knitwear with Catherine Price

By Alpaca Tribe / April 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ted & Bessie is the great trading name for Catherine Price who designs and produces sustainable and ethical knitwear from alpaca fibre. Hear her talk about the journey and the challenges overcome to achieve this.

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Episode 15 – Handling and starting well with Julie Taylor-Browne

By Alpaca Tribe / April 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

With 20 years of alpaca and llama experience, Julie Taylor-Browne is a champion of sensible and sensitive handling of alpacas to get the best from them and care for them well. Well qualified and experienced Julie is a great source of alpaca common sense

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