Episode 11 – Mike Griffiths of Greenside Alpacas

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Mike Griffiths is an experienced alpaca farmer who has been breeding them since 2001. He has been involved in a wide variety of activities involving alpacas and shares his experience and thoughts on what new owners will find helpful to know.

New owners – key things to bear in mind

  • Adequate fencing
  • no access to poisonous plants
  • good shelter
  • fresh water
  • hay
  • good husbandry routine (vaccination and worming)
  • shearing

Essential Equipment should include:

  • toe nail trimming shears
  • fleece shears for keeping top-knots tidy around the eyes
  • drenching gun
  • plus Steve’s favourite – 4ft high hurdles

LINKS

Alpacas for Sale Cumbria | Alpaca breeders Cumbria | Greenside Alpacas - Home

Alpacas for Sale Cumbria | Alpaca breeders Cumbria | Greenside Alpacas – Home

Alpacas for sale, Greenside Alpacas Cumbria, breed Suri Alpacas and Huacaya Alpacas, one of the largest breeders of Alpacas in the UK

http://www.greensidealpacas.co.uk/

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Alpaca Feed | Camelid Complete Feeds | Alpaca Feed Suppliers – Camelid Complete Feeds

Camelid Complete Feeds produces Alpaca Feeds ensuring your Alpacas receive all the nutrition they require, please see our list of Camelid Complete Feed Suppliers for your Alpacas in your area.

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Contact details for Mike Griffiths
GREENSIDE ALPACAS
Greenside Alpacas,
Greenside farm, Lupton, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria LA6 2QD UK
Tel: 01539 567922 Mob: 07876 781962 

Any questions or comments, do drop an email to steve@alpacatribe.co.uk

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