Baby naming competition

This is Briza – her baby’s the one who will be named by the winning entry.  She’s due to give birth any day now so watch this space…

First arrival of 2016!

Our first arrival of the season has just been born to Hyacinth. A lovely little grey girl – our little Pinterry Princess!

The Arkadia ‘ Alpaca Ark’

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New Arkadia ‘Ark’ built on site & towed into place. The girls love it!

Woodford Halse Country Fair

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An outing for Herbi, Emperor, Orpheus, Orinoco & Octavia at Woodford Halse Country Fair at Farndon Mill today. Enjoyed by everyone & lots of interest in Alpaca Trekking…

The self-weighing alpaca

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It’s weighing time again. Some are not so keen on getting on the scales, but Galatea is so eager she gets on straight away – then sits down so we can’t weigh the others!

Driving Miss Maisy…

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‘I don’t care if Simon Cowell thinks jumping through hoops is clever – I’ve got far more important things to do!”

Pigeon Hill Raphael – our handsome stud male alpaca

Pigeon Hill Raphael - May 2016
Pigeon Hill Raphael – May 2016

Our prize winning stud male Raphael was a great hit with the lady alpacas when he arrived at Great Ground Farm last summer. It won’t be long now before we see his offspring arrive…

With Meon Valley Ardingly as his sire, he promises to be the father of some beautiful cria.

Pigeon Hill Raphael
Pigeon Hill Raphael

With two daughters of Alpaca Stud Nyetimber & two from Redhill Baron amongst those expecting his progeny (notwithstanding the sometimes unexpected results of alpaca couplings), we have high hopes for the 2016 youngsters.

A very well bred trio

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Last year’s youngsters standing proudly – & so they should with Inca Grey Flyte,  Lillyfield Jack of Spades & Canchones Agenda of Livanti as their respective sires. Fleece stats eagerly awaited…

Toft Talini

Toft Talini - quite a lady & she knows it!
Toft Talini – quite a lady & she knows it!

Getting ready for new babies…

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The maternity paddock for the alpaca mums-to-be has arrived. It’s a pity it’s self-assembly though 😯

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