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The New Zealand All Blacks

We are still looking at our new arrivals on the farm with wonder. The New Zealand All Blacks were originally supposed to be with us by May of this year. We won’t go into details here but suffice to say the last 10 weeks have been extremely stressful for the buyers, sellers and those working […]

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Fleece Show Results

  We are thrilled with our North Devon Fleece Show results. This is at least as exciting as winning prize money and Championships 🙂     We sent 3 fleeces to the show this time; one junior black, an intermediate dark fawn and a black adult fleece.       We were very excited when […]

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Special additions

  What an exciting year we have had so far !!  As well as the arrival of this year’s 13 cria, we have welcomed some new special additions to our herd. There are also more two more coming soon. At the beginning of 2016 we had the lowest number of alpacas on the farm for […]

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Cria of 2017

      The cria of 2017 have all been born and this year’s class is now complete.     Every year has its ups and downs but the ups were many! The final tally was 14 cria born, 7 males and 7 females without birthing difficulties. Very sadly, we lost one female at 8 […]

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Good Golly Miss Molly

  Good Golly Miss Molly ! Why are you not black ?       We have been trying to figure out why our gorgeous Miss Molly is dark fawn when she should be black. During our 15 year journey with breeding black huacayas, we have found we could not produce fawns easily. So Miss […]

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Jasmine’s cria emergency

Jasmine’s cria emergency caused a bit of drama on Friday…       Friday morning bright and early, we went out as usual to feed the alpacas. It had been a cold night and there was a ground frost as well as some fog. I dished up the girls breakfast in the barn as usual […]

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A Lasting Legacy – Ebony

  The day came to say goodbye to Ebony.   At 19 1/2 yrs old Ebony was our oldest alpaca as well as our very first!   She came to us as a 5 yr old proven mum in the autumn of 2002 with a male cria at foot. Her cria and the three other […]

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Acorns

  Autumn has arrived and so have the acorns ! Last year there were none at all. This year it is raining acorns ! The alpacas will eat them if they get the chance so every autumn we move the alpacas out of the fields which have oak trees. The trees are in the hedgerows […]

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