Monthly Archives: April 2012

Shearing Atlas and Showering Salty Dog and Friends

  Yesterday, was shearing day on the farm. I have posted video of the shearing by Darrin & Andrew to You Tube. Atlas is the alpaca submitting to the haircut. He seems to fall asleep or go into some kind of deep relaxation during the process. When it is over, he has to be nudged and shaken […]

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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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