Tag Archives: camelids

Winter – It’s Getting Here

Ice in the alpacas’ stock tank made me realize I still hadn’t done all the work in preparing for winter. Dad here, with some more work around the ranch. If you remember, we gave the alpacas their own stock tank … Continue reading

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They’ve been disrobed

Not much to say today, just thought you might enjoy these before and after shots of the girls on shearing day. Before… And after…. That never ceases to crack me up. They actually look like camelids when they’ve been sheared, … Continue reading

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A recommendation: Wild Fibers Magazine

Do you know where the fiber in your yarn came from? Do you know what animal makes cashmere? Mohair? Where do those animals live and what are their lives like? What about the farmers and ranchers who care for them? … Continue reading

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