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5 reasons for keeping alpacas
Episode 1446th October 2021 • Alpaca Tribe • Steve Heatherington
00:00:00 00:17:31

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Into Autumn in the UK you start to ask yourself, why are we keeping alpacas? I can think of lots of reasons - here are five.

  1. You have 'the alpaca gene' and can't not keep alpacas. Not a real gene - it just feels like it.
  2. Stock sales - breeding stock or pets.
  3. The grand plan - lifestyle choice and making a living. Challenging and hard work but in normal times possible.
  4. Fleece - the delight of the premier alpaca product. It is what alpacas are for.
  5. Sharing them with others - through farm visits and things like walking with alpacas.

Listen in for more details and a round-up of the happenings in the valley. Especially an update on little Wenna and the other cria. The geese even make a return - just visiting.

Go spend some time with an alpaca - if you can.

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