Tag Archives: herdsire

Welcome to the World, Mr. Darcy!

Willow, our dark brown, award-winning huacaya dam, gave birth to a healthy male cria on Tuesday, October 15th at around 1 pm. He is a handsome bay-black weighing in at 14 pounds. He was up and nursing with the hour after birth. He is a friendly little boy. We are unabashedly naming our extremely handsome […]

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Welcome to Ice Boy & Gabriel

Two members of the Andersons’ Alpaca herd have live at their original farm since birth. We have agisted Ice Boy and Gabriel at New Trails Alpacas while we prepared the farm in Sandy Hook, Goochland to accommodate two more herdsires. Last month, we were able to bring the big boys home to join the rest […]

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Been Busy Breeding

After spring shearing and birthing, the next alpaca farm activity is breeding. This spring and early summer, we have been busy breeding our open mature females. At the moment, we have three females for whom we are making breeding decisions: “is she ready”, “which herdsire”, and “which breeding system”. Today, I will address the readiness […]

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