Yearly Archives: 2012

Shearing Day 2012

Atlas undergoes his shearing

Andersons Alpacas teamed up with our farming partners, James and Lisa Deardon, for the annual chore/event of shearing the alpacas. We had 15 animals on site to be shorn. We employed the services of Darrin and Andrew, the shearing team from New Zealand.  These fellows are expert at their craft! They handle the animals gently. […]

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Welcome to the world “Black Jack”!

Andersons Alpacas is proud to announce the arrival of Willow’s newest cria!  He is black from head to toe and nose to tail! Welcome to the world “Black Jack”! Both cria and dam are well.  Black Jack was born during the day on Monday, April 2nd. Our co-farmer, James Deardon, stopped by to the feed the […]

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Ice Boy Wins a Blue

On Sunday, February 19th, Ice Dancer competed in a halter class of medium fawn suri males. He was favored over his competitors for exceptional luster among other things.

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What a Wonderful World… CABO and Comraderie

Mattie Mae

 I gotta tell you… alpaca farmers are some of the friendliest and most cooperative folks in the world. This weekend, Bob is off to Carolina where the Carolina Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association is hosting an “Alpaca Celebration“.  The show features the usual: halter competitions, performance classes, spin offs, and so on.  Bob is bringing two […]

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Meet the New Kids on the Farm!

Andersons Alpacas have acquired three new female alpacas. We welcome four year-old Priscilla (Prissy), her cria Magdalene (Maggie), and Mattie Mae. Prissy and Maggie are beautiful, white suris with long pencil locks that drape into beautiful curling spirals. They are primarily Peruvian and Accoyo heritage. Prissy took second in a class of 12 at the […]

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