Tag Archives: alpacas

Farm Update

Fancy Fiber Farm is going through some changes. Personal lives being what they are we have decided to sell all of the breeding animals, but are still attempting to get the mill up and going. We are very, close. I … Continue reading

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What to look for when breeding Alpacas

This is a very complex subject and there have been books written on the subject. I am going to go over just some of the basics and if you want more information about anything specific, or if you disagree with … Continue reading

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Alpaca Breeding – Breeding up

One very important aspect of the alpaca business, if you are a breeder anyway, is the concept of breeding up. Put simply, this is taking a lesser quality female and breeding her with a supreme quality male to get a … Continue reading

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ARI: The only Accurate Up-to-Date Database

So, I, and probably every other alpaca owner with an ARI account, received an email from ARI today about the ARI database being the only true database for alpaca pedigree and progeny data. (The entire email is reprinted below without … Continue reading

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Alpaca Fencing

It has been a work in progress that is almost complete. We did research, discovered that we really aren’t good at putting up our own fencing, so we started down the path of hiring it out as we have somewhere … Continue reading

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