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Off the Clock - Women Raising Alpacas, Creating Fabric

Off the Clock - Women Raising Alpacas, Creating Fabric

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Off the Clock - Women Raising Alpacas, Creating Fabric
KBIA: 03/23/17

Hundreds of Alpacas convene in Tallmadge to compete in annual Buckeye Alpaca Show
Tallmadge Express: 03/23/17

Special Report: Getting back to nature on a trek with valley’s alpacas
Sheffield Telegraph: 03/23/17

Cranial arterial patterns of the alpaca (Camelidae: Vicugna pacos)
Royal Society Open Science: 03/22/17

Grow Guide: Become a Manure Connoisseur 03/22/17

Sourced: Mochica serves alpaca burgers
Toronto Star: 03/22/17

Spectators flock to the Alaca show in Denver
The Fence Post: 03/21/17

Annual alpaca show comes to Dixon this weekend
The Reporter: 03/20/17

Raising alpacas and llamas brings peace for Hillman couple
Morrison County Record: 03/19/17

Booking essential! Thousands sign up to Sheffield alpaca walk after event goes viral on Facebook
The Star: 03/18/17

Alpaca farm draws thousands of visitors to Aledo
Weatherford Democrat: 03/17/17

FURRY CUTE IDEA Glasgow University students coping with exam nerves by stroking a pair of cuddly Alpacas
The Scottish Sun: 03/17/17

Alpaca up your troubles – students sign up in droves to de-stress with mini llamas
Deadline News: 03/16/17

Agriculture tourism project aiming to break down city-country divide in New South Wales
ABC News: 03/15/17

Children broke into the alpaca enclosure at Oasis Academy Warndon, in Edgeworth Close, Worcester, and chased the startled animals
Worcester News: 03/15/17

Couple enjoys a new fleece of life with alpaca wool business
Herald Sun: 03/15/17

Industry centric body for US alpaca 03/15/17

U.S. Alpaca industry teams up with U.S. Manufacturing
Home Textiles Today: 03/13/17

Hundreds of alpacas coming to Denver next weekend
True Viral News: 03/12/17

Award winning Alpaca farm in Colorado runs about 450 head
The Fence Post: 03/10/17

Woman started an alpaca and llama farm to help her deal with cancer diagnosis 03/10/117

National Alpaca Show brings adorable animals to Denver
Elbert County News: 03/07/17

Supreme Court overturns decision on alpacas
The Westerly Sun: 03/04/17

Local Alpaca Earns Coveted Spot in Swallows Day Parade
Dana Point Times: 03/03/17

February 2017

An alpaca is the winner in San Juan Capistrano's Kids Pet Parade
The Orange County Register: 02/27/17

What do you get if you cross an alpaca, a duck and a tractor?
Northern Star: 02/27/17

Central Victorian alpaca breeder chases lucrative stud male export market
ABC News: 02/24/17

Being adorable is an asset on the farm
Kitsap Daily News: 02/24/17

Alpaca your bag - minister off to Peru in charity trek
The Church of Scotland: 02/20/17

Innerleithen Alpacas become stars on new BBC TV show
Peeblesshire News: 0219/17

Alpaca farmers wait in limbo for news of home 02/16/17

Castle Rock alpaca store sheds light on growing industry
Elbert County News: 02/14/17

Meat is al-packing a punch
Shepparton News: 02/14/17

Alpaca and llama killed by dogs in Setauket
TBR News Media: 02/13/17

Molt family raises alpacas for profit — and fun
Billings Gazette: 02/11/17

Alpaca lovers, get ready: The 2017 National Alpaca Show is coming to Denver
The Denver Channel: 02/10/17

Alpacas trump sheep in bid for Andean water security
Thomson Reuters Foundation News: 02/08/17

Alpacas trump sheep in bid for Andean water security
Daily Mail: 02/08/17

Westport Island Has Some New Residents
The Lincoln County News: 02/08/17

David Charters: Wool I never! Alpacas have arrived at the urban farm
Liverpool Echo: 02/07/17

Get a load of this: Alpaca poop like ‘black gold’
Fauquier Times: 02/07/17

‘Alpaca-king’ the classroom
Agrinews: 02/03/17

Defense Mechanisms Practiced by The Alpaca
Indilens: 02/01/17

January 2017

For the love of alpacas
My Central Jersey: 01/28/17

Hometown Farmer - Itzan Alpaca Ranch
KMEG: 1/25/17

For the love of alpacas
The Exponent Extra: 1/25/17

Daily Mail Online: 01/25/17

Unseasonable weather killing alpacas
Peru This Week: 01/16/17

Cold, floods kill 180,000 alpacas in Peru
The Weather Network: 01/13/17

’Snow problem to be out in the cold -- if you’re an alpaca
The Franklin News-Post: 01/13/17

Alpacas dressed for success at Farm Show
The Sentinel: 1/12/17

Why Kate Middleton's baby alpaca fur hat doesn't promote animal cruelty
NZ Herald News: 01/10/17

Alpacas take center stage Tuesday at Pennsylvania Farm Show
Lancaster Online: 1/10/17

Junior Biology Major Volunteering at Alpaca Ranch
College of Saint Elizabeth: 01/06/17

Alpaca dies following New Forest dog attack
103.9 Voice FM: 01/04/17

December 2016

‘I’m an alpaca farmer’
The Suffolk News-Herald: 12/31/16

After alpaca deaths, wildlife officials indicate they may try to trap island cougar
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber: 12/21/16

Heartland Farms offering fiber art classes
The Hutchison News: 12/21/16

Alpaca abandoned in Boulder County has eye surgery, up for adoption in 2017
Boulder Daily Camera: 12/20/16

New Alpaca Gift Shop Opens In Kennedy
Post Journal: 12/18/16

Alpacas available as way to beat holiday stress
Carroll County Times: 12/16/16

New alpaca product store supports rescue operations
Niagra This Week: 12/16/16

Camelkids 4-H Club delivers felted Christmas ornaments
York News-Times: 12/15/16

Moscow Zoo gains alpacas and a blue sheep
Moscow City Web Site: 12/14/16

Locally-raised alpaca meat found to be mild
The Star: 12/14/16

A Self-Made Millionaire And Cancer Survivor Claims That She Owes Everything To Her ALPACAS
SWNS: 12/12/16

Two Rivers farm raises Huacaya alpacas
Wisconsin State Farmer: 12/12/16

Interest growing in fleece produced on Ahualoa alpaca farm
West Hawaii Today: 12/12/16

All I want for Christmas is ... whoa!
Coeur d'Alene Press: 12/11/16

Nebraska GOP executive director leaves post to lead alpaca owners
Omaha World-Herald: 12/09/16

10 things you didn’t know about alpacas
Viral News: 12/09/16

Embattled rancher responds “I don’t know what to do"
Thousand Oaks Acorn: 12/08/16

WA family in step with global alpaca shearing season
ABC Rural: 12/07/16

Malibu mountain lion gets reprieve after alpacas killed
Freemont Tribune: 12/01/16

The alpacas protecting 24,000 Christmas turkeys – BBC News
Always Better News: 12/01/16

November 2016

From school teachers to ranchers: Douglas County couple raises prized alpacas
KPIC: 11/27/16

Simpson couple begin fledgling alpaca farm
Bowling Green Daily News: 11/26/16

Brand 'Alpaca del Perú' wins international award
Peru This Week: 11/24/16

Name the baby alpacas
Eagle Tribune: 11/22/16

Wool you marry me? Marriages in the Borders can also request Alpacas to deliver the wedding rings
Pebbleshire News: 11/22/16

APEC fashion: World leaders don Peruvian alpaca stole scarves
New Straits Times: 11/21/16

Colorado alpaca extravaganza showcases thriving Andes import
The Gazette: 11/19/16

Alpaca Farming: a Young Livestock Industry
Farming Magazine: 11/18/16

Student founds alpaca sweater company to benefit Peruvian women
Cavalier Daily: 11/17/16

Alpaca Owners Association Announces New Executive Director
ReleaseWire: 11/17/16

Alpaca: The Ultimate Sustainable Luxury?
The Huffington Post: 11/15/16

Alpaca mauled in paddock near Whangarei
The Country: 11/14/16

Flying start for cottage industry
Ludlow Advertiser: 11/10/16

Alpaca farming is a labor of love 11/05/16

Alpaca Adventures of Mid Michigan hosts fall event featuring the animals
NBC 25 News: 11/04/16

A pack of smiles: Local barn animal delivers joy to assisted living center
The Frederick News-Post: 11/03/16

Felting classes to be offered at Simply Natural Alpaca Gift Shop
The Salamanca Press: 11/03/16

Inside November’s FARM: It’s time to reach the sharing stage
The Weekly Times: 11/01/16

Alpaca wool: Renters carve out unique place in yarn market
The Weekly Times: 11/01/16

Experiential Learning Comes Alive
Concordia College: 11/01/16

Alpaca Fall Bazaar offers a warm, fuzzy feeling
Midland Daily News: 11/01/16

October 2016

Adorable Alpacas Emerging as Novel Pet Therapy Animals 10/30/16

Alpaca, fiber festival coming to the Thumb
Lansing State Journal: 10/30/16

ForeverWear Alpaca provides products in Marietta
The Parkersburg News and Sentinel: 10/30/16

Peru brands Alpaca fiber, holds 80 per cent of world production
Fashionating World: 10/29/16

Peruvian designers present collections in Alpaca Moda 2016
Peru This Week: 10/27/16

Couple’s growing alpaca stud
Shepparton News: 10/21/16

Creighton students make fall trip to White Violet Center
Tribune Star: 10/18/16

The Cas-Cad-Nac Farm Cookbook Featuring Vermont-Raised Alpaca Wins New England Regional Printing Award of Excellence
Vermont Farm to Plate: 10/18/16

'Buy local' movement raises stakes for local fibers
Star Tribune: 10/18/16

Alpaca couple reap rewards of thinking with their feet
Yorkshire Post: 10/18/16

Future bright for rescued alpacas as Brightside Farm steps in to help 43 stricken animals
The Mercury: 10/17/16

Alpacas seized from farm amid animal cruelty claims, authorities investigating
ABC News: 10/16/16

Alpacas fetch a pretty penny at auction
Washington County News: 10/15/16

Alpacas of Montana opens gates for public to play with pets
Local 8 Now: 10/11/16

Hudson Valley Alpaca Farms Live the Soft Life
Mix97: 10/11/16

Alpacas bring big breaks to little livestock players
The Land: 10/10/16

Stuff Knitters and Crocheters Probably Don’t Need to Know about Alpaca… but might find interesting
Roving Crafters: 10/09/16

Rach-Al-Paca opens new yarn store
Hastings Star Gazette: 10/06/16

Livestock you love: Bethel man carves out a life among alpacas
Smokey Mountain News: 10/05/16

Alpaca Fiber Market research report and Design Guidelines Overview
Newsmaker: 10/04/16

‘The Kate effect’ and the Canadian labels Kate Middleton loves
Global News: 10/01/16

Alpacas pack the Summit
Lansing State Journal: 10/01/16

Perrinton woman spins fiber into yarn at alpaca farm
Morning Sun News: 10/01/16

September 2016

Royal Visit 2016: Toronto designer Sentaler sold out after Kate wears alpaca coat
Global News: 09/29/16

Blighty couple’s foray into alpaca industry
Shepparton News: 09/29/16

Every alpaca has its day: Farm introduces appealing herd to visitors
The Republic: 09/28/16

Great day for a Rural Romp (12 photos)
Guelph Today: 09/26/16

Meeting some Mattapoisett alpacas
Wicked Local: 09/26/16

National Alpaca Farm Days visits offer opportunity for learning
Daily Republic: 09/26/16

A soft twist
Tribune Star: 09/25/16

Michiana's alpaca farming industry is growing, and for one farm it's a family affair
ABC57 News: 09/24/16

Blue Heaven Alpacas celebrates National Alpaca Farm Day with the public
The News-Herald: 09/24/16

Behind the scenes at an alpaca farm
Dartmouth Week: 09/24/16

Alpaca Brothers Find Trail To Salisbury Care Home
The Carer: 09/23/16

Peruvian scarf made from alpaca wool attracts distant furry cousin to care home 09/23/16

The alpaca life: Lompoc couple runs one of California's few carding mills, selling yarn for a living
Santa MAria Sun: 09/21/16

National Alpaca Farm Day Open House at Apple Hill Farm Begins Saturday, Sept. 24
High Country Press: 09/21/16

Celebrating alpacas
The Herald Palladium: 09/21/16

President Kuczynski promotes alpaca industry event
Peru This Week: 09/20/16

Suri Oaks at Grace Ranch brings high fashion alpaca wear to Hudson
Hudson Star Observer: 09/18/16

Perfect Alpaca Picnic: Out of the City 09/18/16

Meet a farmer
The Journal Pioneer: 09/14/16


Feed an Alpaca without traveling to South America in local, family-friendly outing 09/12/16

Families get close and personal with alpacas at Alpaca Festival on September 17 and 18
Shore Update: 09/09/16

Alpacas to be displayed alongside antique tractors at show 09/09/16

Peru’s alpaca the start at Magic Show 2016
Peru This Week: 09/08/16

Hercules the therapy alpaca's chance encounter with Queanbeyan firefighters
The Queanbeyan Age: 09/07/16

Peruvian Textiles: Luxurious Fibers Connecting Tradition And Innovation
CBS New York: 09/06/16

Couple trades corporate life for Alpaca farm
The State Journal: 09/06/16

Research in to alpaca meat traits is helping progress the industry
The Weekly Times: 09/05/16

Alpaca fleece season clicks into gear for Queensland's globe-trotting shearer
ABC News: 09/04/16

Fiber mill dwells in Prescott Valley (VIDEO)
The Daily Courier: 09/04/16

Ian Frith develops commercial alpaca meat industry in NSW
The Weekly Times: 09/04/16

Alpaca love has its own lessons
The Davis Enterprise: 09/04/16

Pet-a-paka at Chichester Alpaca farm
Chichester Observer: 09/01/16

August 2016

Locals hosting National Alpaca Farm Days in September
Daily Democrat: 08/30/16

Dorset House Residents Welcome ‘Billy’ The Alpaca
The Carer: 08/30/16

The kindest cut for cool Alpacas
Malton and Pickering Mercury: 08/30/16

Police search for bogan who stole alpaca rug worth $1000 from Surfers Paradise shop
Gold Coast Bulletin: 08/30/16

Chewy the Alpaca Takes the Internet by Storm 08/30/16

Spinning gold: Selling an ancient product with new technology
Missoula Independent: 08/25/16

The Fine Points Of Alpaca Success
Stable and Farm: 08/24/16

Alpaca newborns beat the odds at the SPCA 08/23/16

Furry Fun For Everyone at Jersey Shore Alpacas!
Jersey Family Fun: 08/17/16

Naponee woman raises alpacas to turn their fiber into super-soft, luxury yarn
Good News: 08/16/16

Butterfield raises alpacas to turn their fiber into super-soft, luxury yarn
Kearney Hub: 08/15/16

An Alpaca Almost Stole the Spotlight in This Hummingbird Nest Ranch Wedding
blogs de Weddings: 08/14/16

A brutal winter is decimating a community in a remote part of the world
Business Insider: 08/12/16

Alpaca Farm Is A Dream Come True
Cleveland American: 08/11/16

Baby pet alpaca shot twice, killed in northern Jefferson County pasture 08/08/16

Walking Among Alpacas
Valley News: 08/08/16

South Australia dominates Australian Alpaca National Show and Sale
ABC News: 08/07/16

Adelaide Hills alpaca fleece blends with Namibian wild silk
ABC Rural: 08/05/16

Alpacas and sheep grown for fiber for one fair event
Scottsbluff Star Herald: 08/02/16

Young alpaca packs in visitors at health fair
East Oregonian: 08/01/16

National Alpaca Day celebrations
Peru This week: 08/01/16

By providing links to other sites, High Country Alpaca Ranch does not guarantee, approve, or endorse the information or products available on these sites.

Updated March 25, 2017

Special Report: Getting back to nature on a trek with valley’s alpacas

Special Report: Getting back to nature on a trek with valley’s alpacas

Annual alpaca show comes to Dixon this weekend

Annual alpaca show comes to Dixon this weekend

Raising alpacas and llamas brings peace for Hillman couple

Raising alpacas and llamas brings peace for Hillman couple

Booking essential! Thousands sign up to Sheffield alpaca walk after event goes viral on Facebook

Booking essential! Thousands sign up to Sheffield alpaca walk after event goes viral on Facebook