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Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Alpaca Farm Video

2 High School seniors, Charlotte Fishburne and Katherine Deforrest, visited the farm in May, as part of a project for a journalism class. They produced this MP4 video: .

It was only 6 weeks after shearing, so the alpacas are "naked". But I think they are beautiful when they are shorn.

Good job, ladies!!

Friday, November 20, 2020

Fibershed: The Hum of the Alpaca

Lovely blog from Fibershed:

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Farms Open for National Alpaca Farm Days and Beyond!

CALPACA NAFD Participants 2017
(Please Google Farm names for address and contact info)

Sept. 23-24
Ahh...Sweet Alpacas (707) 448-915
7924 Charlotte Lane
Vacaville, CA 95688

Menagerie Hill Ranch
4071 Norman Ct
Vacaville CA 95688

Macedo's Mini Acre 209 648 2384
11175 Golf Link Road
Turlock CA 95380

Loomis Alpacas is located near the intersection of Auburn Folsom Rd and King Rd at 3600 Holly Hill Ln. In Loomis, CA. 916-768-0735 for more information.
Beckie Perell

Belvoir Mine Alpacas Shalon Smith - Owner
9960-9980 Wise Rd. Auburn/Ophir area

Sept. 30:
Karen Kelly 530-223-3364
Arapaho Rose Alpacas Redding, CA

Sept. 30-Oct.1
Sierra Rose Alpacas Grass Valley, CA Cynthia and Howard Kuhlmann

Oct. 7-8
Alpacas All Around Loomis, CA Susan and Tom Petersen

Loomis Alpacas (see above listing)
Loomis, CA. 916-768-0735 for more information.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Alpaca Shearing Day covered in local paper

The Marin Independent Journal sent out a reporter and photographer to cover our shearing day today. We sheared 66 alpacas (our shearers were "Shear Relief" from the "Biosecure" website), and we had more than a little help from our friends. The online article can be viewed at