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Alpacas settle in at Wakeman Town Farm

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December 2014

Here are this month's news stories:

Llama blood could 'hold the key' to a life-saving HIV vaccine, claims new research
Daily Express: 12/18/14

Tips And Ways In Starting Alpacas Ranch
All Saints Marketing: 12/17/14

Guilty Of Animal Neglect
Polk County Itemizer-Observer: 12/17/14

Alpacas settle in at Wakeman Town Farm
Inkling News: 12/16/14

Alpacas become therapy animals for Neenah group
Post Crescent: 12/16/14

Llama, alpaca store opens at Levis
Sentinel-Tribune: 12/15/14

Oregon man found guilty of neglecting alpaca herd
The Bulletin: 12/12/14

Alpaca ranch owner found guilty of animal neglect
KTVZ: 12/12/14 

Wild Nature NZ fined over false alpaca products
NZ News: 12/12/14

Jury finds alpaca ranch owner guilty of neglect
Statesman Journal: 12/12/14

2015 National Show and Sale Update
Australian Alpaca Association: 12/11/14

The Fine Facts of Micron: Alpaca & Fine Wool
Brahms Mount Blog: 12/08/14

Alpaca farming threatened by climate change
Practical Action: 12/08/14

Local Gifts for Lansing People
Ithaca Times: 12/08/14

Roy’s Alpaca Ranch Open House hosts many out of town visitors
Anza Valley Outlook: 12/07/14

WATCH: Alpacas and carols at Christmas Market
Northumberland Gazette: 12/06/14

Alpaca farm to host Holiday Open House
The Star Democrat: 12/04/14

Why Merino Wool, Alpaca, and Cashmere Keep You Warm and Dry
Good Morning Gloucester: 12/04/14

From Hooves to Hangers: Local farm animals' fibers used to create yarn, clothing
Harbor Country News: 12/03/14

Outstanding Dreams Alpaca Farm to host Holiday Open House
My Eastern Shore MD: 12/03/14

Tips for Starting an Alpaca Farm
Institute of Ecolonomics: 12/02/14

Getting wooly with Sippican River Farm
Sippican Week: 12/02/14

Landmark Farm Alpacas on cover of Alpacas Magazine, again
Jefferson Post: 12/02/14

Alpacas
AgInfo.net: 12/02/14

Meet Local Farmers: Red Roof Ranch Alpacas in Cadiz
WKMS: 12/01/14

Planning For Alpacas On Your Homestead
Homestead and Survival: 12/01/14

Livestock is savaged in second dog attack

West Sussex County Times: 12/01/14

November 2014

Check out some of the functional yet fashionable items for your winter wardrobe and home
The Buffalo News: 11/30/14

Olde Fashioned Christmas decks the Mill with nostalgia
Younstown News: 11/30/14

Eating alpaca: fibre industry eyes meaty expansion
ABC Rural: 11/30/14

Oxford farm home to unusual livestock
Ocal Star Banner: 11/29/14

El Cajon Alpaca Farm Offers Black Friday Alternative
Health & Care: 11/29/14

Baldry Hill Alpaca
Adelaide Business Directory: 11/28/14

Year of the llama: Bolivia calls for 2016 to be dedicated to camelids
The Guardian: 11/28/14

Bike Rides, Alpacas, and Holiday Shopping
Daily KOS: 11/28/14

Alpaca socks keep you warm as it gets cold
CDA Press: 11/26/14

Alpaca Fiesta makes an international splash in Peru
Wool News: 11/26/14

Alpacas grow hair and business
The Voice: 11/26/14

Christmas Alpaca Walk for Children November 2014
Ideal Store: 11/26/14

Mount Joy alpacas give so we can receive: Not far by car
Penn Live: 11/26/14

'Christmas Fun at the Woods' scheduled for Dec. 13
The Brazil Times: 11/25/14

Maple View Farm Alpacas hosts holiday open house
The Mountain Times: 11/25/14

Alpaca owners have fun inspiration for naming babies
Columbia Missourian: 11/24/14

Alpacas Host Open House For Families
Hartford Courant: 11/24/14

Silverhill alpaca farm hosts fourth Family Farm Day
Gulf Coast News Today: 11/24/14

Hudson Valley yarn crawl hits Columbia County
Register-Star: 11/24/14

Albert Bridge farm home to eight female alpaca
Cape Breton Post: 11/22/14

The Alpaca Colour Key & Rickets: The Silent Killer
GumTree: 11/22/14

Warm creations for winter made in Lisle
Simcoe: 11/22/14

Silverhill alpaca farm hosts fourth Family Farm Day
Gulf Coast News Today: 11/22/14

East Patchogue home comes with alpacas
Newsday: 11/21/14

Living the dream, with a farm full of alpacas
KTRK-TV: 11/21/14

Peruvian Manufacturers Showcase Pima Cotton, Alpaca
MRKETPLACE: 11/21/14

PHOTOS: Pulling all kinds of funny faces, 3 alpacas move into Tilgate Nature Centre
Crawley News: 11/21/14

Alpaca open 'barn' Nov. 22
Tribune Star: 11/20/14

Meet adorable baby alpacas at Open Barn event in Sherwood
Oregon Live: 11/20/14

No wool over their eyes
The Star: 11/19/14

Alpaca sighted in Fauntleroy at Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s!
B Town Blog: 11/18/14

‘Adopt’ An Alpaca For The Holiday Season
NewsBarb: 11/18/14

Snakes, raccoons and alpaca: Meet the woman who shares her home with 70 pets
ITV News: 11/18/14

Mobberley land dispute judge 'baffled' by £500,000 case
BBC News: 11/17/14

The Country Life: I'm dreaming of an alpaca Christmas
The Gazette: 11/17/14

McMahon's Peeka Ranch bustling with alpacas
Brenham Banner-Press: 11/17/14

Alpaca Stalked By Cat Animal Funny Video 2013 Video
BuzzCrazy: 11/17/14

Alpaca Therapy For Elders In Germany Is Absolutely Adorable (VIDEO)
Huffington Post: 11/17/14

Alpaca Therapy For Elders In Germany Is Absolutely Adorable (VIDEO)
OmniFeed: 11/17/14

Alpaca Perú hopes to connect camelid fiber to the world
Peru This Week; 11/17/14

Therapy Alpacas Are a Thing in Germany, and We Definitely Need Them in the U.S.
Bustle: 11/17/14

Alpacas for...therapy? [VIDEO]
Peru This Week: 11/17/14

Alpaca and little girl turned into anime
Imgur: 11/17/14

Corvallis llama sanctuary has board, but needs bales of hay
Missoulian: 11/17/14

Watch These Therapy Alpacas Keep Elderly Folks Company
Jezebel: 11/16/14

Alpacas Share The Loff
Cute Overload: 11/16/14

Hay shortage: Safe Haven Llama and Alpaca Sanctuary looking for donations
Ravalli Republic: 11/15/14

Stick your neck out and try something different on the menu
Brisbane Times: 11/15/14

Killingworth’s New England Alpacas to hold open farm weekend
The Middletown Press: 11/14/14

Transport firm boss planned hit on his wife - and told her the £10,000 kill fee was to buy her an ALPACA as a 30th anniversary present
Mail Onine: 11/13/14

Alpaca Adoption 11-12-14
newsR: 11/12/14

Possessed Alpaca Video
PooP Muffin: 11/12/14

Mustang Creek Alpacas - Mercantile Store Yukon, Oklahoma
Frequency: 11/12/14

Three men in prison over conspiracy to murder woman in Brooks Green
West Sussex Gazette: 11/12/14

Alpaca farm creates workshop for artisans
Morning Ag Clips: 11/12/14

Alpaca by Jaca OPEN HOUSE
Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce: 11/12/14

Alpacas hog all the best sofa seats in old folks’ home
Metro: 11/12/14

Alpaca farm creates workshop for artisans
Clarence Bee: 11/12/14

Alpaca breeders learn colour genetics to achieve better breeding outcomes
ABC: 11/11/14

Fluffy fun at Island Alpaca
The Martha's Vineyard Times: 11/10/14

Alpaca Jackets and More
WCAX: 11/10/14

Acampo family trades in racehorses for alpacas
Lodi News-Sentinel: 11/07/14

Alpacas: Loveable Lawnmowers No More
Newsits: 11/07/14

Alpaca exports excite
Otago Daily Times: 11/07/14

Up Close with an Alpaca
Down East: 11/06/14

Laundry nirvana: Elevate that washday space with functional, fun items
National Post: 11/06/14

Alpacas: Loveable Lawnmowers No More
Modern Farmer: 11/06/14

Yarn farm opens brick and mortar in town
News Press Now: 11/05/14

Baby alpaca cartoon 5Nov2014
Elance: 11/05/14

Alpaca Is The New Environmentally Friendly Cashmere
AOL: 11/05/14

Barley business provides fodder for livestock
WMTW: 11/05/14

Revenooer Rants: What hath Congress wrought?
Tahoe Daily Tribune: 11/05/14

Knitted Wit's new yarn helps veterans; buy the 'Knitting' song: Knitting events
Oregon Live: 11/04/14

Alpaca Wool Throw Egidio Prize For November
LinenMe News: 11/04/14

Alpaca ranch to hold open house
Lebanon Daily Record: 11/04/14

Alpaca farm is Lawton couple’s dream come true
The Courier-Leader & Paw Paw Flashes: 11/03/14

BAS 'Caring for Alpacas' DVD is now available
The British Alpaca Society: 11/03/14

Alpacas for fun and fiber
OCG: 11/03/14

Alpaca Is Back Into Your Wardrobe This Season
BNT News: 11/03/14

Alpacas present furry affair
NP Telegraph: 11/02/14

Alpaca ranch hosts open house
Green Bay Press Gazette: 11/01/14

EWESFLASH: This just in from dyed-in-the-wool townie and TV newsreader NATASHA KAPLINSKY... I've alpaca'd up and moved to the country!
Daily Mail Online: 11/01/14

Aussie alpacas a Chinese fashion hit

The Age: 11/01/14

October 2014

Abbie the Alpaca is November’s Collectible
Small Worlds: 10/31/14

More than a pretty face
Farm News: 10/31/14

Alpacas Talk Income Inequality
The Daily Beast: 10/31/14

A Costume Party With Alpacas - Why Not?
Georgia Public Broadcasting: 10/31/14

Page 13: Art down on the farm
WLOX: 10/31/14

Unbelievably sweet alpacas! Caveman economics! Paul Allen and Morgan Spurlock team for subversive side project
Oregon Live: 10/31/14

A Cartoon Alpaca Voiced By Amy Poehler Explains Economic Inequality
Huffington Post: 10/31/14

NP get fuzzy visitors
NP Telegraph: 10/31/14

A North Canterbury-bred alpaca made history earlier this month
Otago Daily Times: 10/31/14


Watch Amy Poehler & Maya Rudolph Explain Economic Inequality as Cartoon Alpacas — VIDEO
Bustle: 10/30/14

A love affair with alpacas
Tri Cities: 10/30/14

Pure Alpaca Ponchos
Polo+10: 10/30/14

rick-or-treating with alpacas
Rockdale News: 10/30/14

Therapy llamas spread a little love
KING 5: 10/29/14

Amy Poehler in animated alpaca form explains income inequality
Washington Post: 10/29/14

Amy Poehler and friends explain income inequality as adorable cartoon alpacas
Death and Taxes: 10/29/14

With a bullet: The Fed, Facebook and animated alpacas
America's Markets: 10/29/14

Hiding your six alpaca? Aengus Mac Grianna's husband Terry poses in charity farmer calendar
Independent.ie: 10/29/14

Shearer sets sights on new world record mark
Hawkes Bay Today: 10/28/14

Alpaca, it’s what’s for dinner: Atlanta restaurants serve up alternatives to the usual beef and chicken
Atlanta Magazine: 10/28/14

Sterling 'Farm Day' celebrates agriculture
Hartford Courant: 10/27/14

Like food, yarn goes local, too
Net Nebraska: 10/27/14

Theft of buddha from walking trail on Alpaca farm is 'hurtful'
Southern Star: 10/27/14

About town: Alpaca Magic open day
ACT News: 10/26/14

Hunter Pence the alpaca make World Series debut
World News: 10/26/14

Alpaca show hits the TRAC
KEPR CBS 19: 10/25/14

Fine alpaca products created a US$ 72.6 mn revenue this year for Peru
YNFX: 10/25/14

This ‘My Little Pony’ Parody Explains Income Inequality
Time: 10/23/14

Peru supplies 80% of world´s alpaca fleece
Peru This Week: 1/23/14

See How It's Made: Unique Factory Tour Offerings in Colorado
Market Wired: 10/23/14

emsen farm supports youth participation at alpaca show
The Times: 10/23/14

Bingbing Fan Plays With Alpaca In Beijing
Getty Images: 10/23/14

Maya Rudolph and Sarah Silverman Star in Animated Alpaca Film About Economic Inequality
Shalom Life: 10/22/14

At home on Renton's Chelsea Farms | SLIDESHOW
Renton Reporter: 10/22/14

Remsen farm supports youth participation at alpaca show
freenewspos.com: 10/21/14

Spinning a local yarn in Colorado
HPPR: 10/21/14

Pohopoco Creek Alpaca Farm recognized for environmental stewardship
USA News: 10/21/14

Devereux excites with a new take on golf clothes
World Golf: 10/21/14

Why the Alpaca Has No Humps
Smithsonian: 10/20/14

Alpaca fur a hit in New Zealand
Peru This Week: 10/20/14

The Nevada County Scooper Celebrates the 2014 Gold Country Gathering Alpaca Show
Nevada County Scooper: 10/20/14

Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph Navigate Economy as Alpacas (Exclusive Clip)
WSJ: 10/20/14

Volunteers did great job
Ravalli Republic: 10/20/14

Underwriter Spotlight: Red Roof Ranch Alpacas & Store
WKMS: 10/20/14

Visitors enjoy vendors and demonstrations at Woodstock's annual Fleece Festival
Woodstock Sentinel Review: 10/20/14

Ricoh Arena to host The British Alpaca Futurity 2015
Exhibition News: 10/20/14

Eco-friendly fashion show raises money for women's shelter
Chambersburg Public Opinion: 10/20/14

It’s all about alpacas as growing numbers buy the exotic animals
The Irish Times: 10/20/14

North Coast National targets younger crowd
Northern Star: 10/20/14

Eco-friendly fashion show presented for a cause in Pa.
Herald Mail Media:10/19/14

Alpacas at the Exposition
Vermont State News: 10/19/14

Woman makes career working with alpacas
Marshfield Mariner: 10/19/14

Alpacas at the Exposition
WCAX: 10/19/14

Pastuso Alpaca Head to Tail Dinner
Prime Alpaca: 10/18/14

Local alpaca farm to compete in statewide event
The Valley News: 10/18/14

Creature comforts at the Eastgate
Peebleshire News: 10/18/14

Sheep and Wool Festival spins up
Poughkeepsie Jourmal: 10/18/14

Alpacas heading to the Ricoh Arena
CYE Event News: 10/17/14

Alpaca show to be staged Oct. 25-26
Daily Sun News: 10/17/14

Llamas wrapped up for frosty spring in Canberra
Canberra Times: 10/16/14

Qualicum weavers warm winter
Parksville Qualicum News: 10/16/14

Alpacafest brings magic of South American creatures to Maryland
Cecil Daily: 10/16/14

Alpaca Collections, Retailer of Luxury Alpaca Goods, Releases New 2014 Fall/Winter Line
Digital Journal: 10/15/14

Summit and Blodgett farmers fear cougar attacks after finding livestock dead
Corvallis Gazette-Times: 10/15/14

New Alpaca nonprofit assists disabled
Smith Mountain Eagle: 10/15/14

Royal Alpaca show returns to Georgia International Horse Park
Rockdale Citizen: 10/15/14

Contaminated by an unusual pet
ecns.cn: 10/15/14

Alpaca workshop is scheduled
Brazil Times: 10/14/14

Baby animals spring up all around Canberra
The Canberra Times: 10/14/14

Spinning a yarn
Pratt Tribune: 10/14/14

Eco-friendly fashion show to raise money for Women in Need
Flip Side PA: 10/14/14

Fancy an alpaca steak?
Optus Zoo: 10/11/14

Show time for exotic species
Yorkshire Post: 10/11/14

Ranchers offer livestock exchange
Mail Tribune: 10/11/14

Police Shoot 2 Pit Bulls That Killed 4 Alpacas
ABC News: 10/10/14

61 Rescued Alpacas And Counting
Benton County Enterprise: 10/10/14

CTV News - Alpaca Show
Rebuild Christchurch: 10/09/14

Alpacas killed by pit bulls
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal: 10/09/14

Two pit bulls shot after attacking alpacas on Hartland farm
Niagara Gazette: 10/09/14

View alpacas, yaks and more during Sheep & Fiber Tour
Agri News: 10/09/14

Business Q&A: Silken Suri Alpaca Ranch, Castle Rock
The Denver Post: 10/09/14

Alpaca Ranch in Lompoc Makes Yarn
One News Page: 10/08/14

‘Alpaca Days’ coming at Liberty Lodge
Green Bay Press Gazette: 10/08/14

Sink your toes into Home Grown Rugs of Grand Junction
Post Independent: 10/08/14

Bored of goldfish? Why not get a pet alpaca?
Reveal: 10/08/14

Alpaca Ranch and Fiber Mill In Lompoc Makes Yarn For The Central Coast
KEYT: 10/08/14

Gov't Grants $49K to Market 'Alpaca Poop Packs'
CNS News: 10/08/14

Australia flew more than 500 alpacas being conducted Taiyuan quarantine
EN NEWS 163: 10/08/14

Alpaca demonstration tonight at library
Pratt Tribune: 10/07/14

Trek Peru 2014 photo blog: Follow Alfie Alpaca and team as they take on South America
The Salvation Army: 10/06/14

Aussie Entrepreneur Sells Alpaca to the World [Video]
Alizila: 10/06/14

Today’s question: Is it an alpaca or a llama?
The Pueblo Chieftain: 10/06/14

The Australian alpaca industry completes the world's largest export to China
ABC Rural: 10/06/14

Prairie Loft event honors 'agrarian surroundings'
The Grand Island Independent: 10/05/14

Felt from fiber: A step-by-step guide to making alpaca felt
Oregon Live: 10/05/14

Kissed by an alpaca: Harvest Festival and Alpaca Sale breeds friendship
Oregon Live: 10/05/14

Do you know what makes an alpaca different from a llama? (quiz)
USA News: 10/05/14

Big Rock Alpaca Farm Open House
local21news.com: 10/05/14

Alpacas make their home in Crosspool on Holly Hagg
Crosspool News: 10/05/14

Alpacas abound in Lansing area this weekend
Lansing State Journal: 10/05/14

Local Farm Holds Alpaca Day
FOX 40 WICZ TV: 10/04/14

Meeting the alpacas at Arriba Linea in Uxbridge
durhamregion.com: 10/04/14

Precious Australian Alpaca Cargo Jets into China
Australian Alpaca Asssociation: 10/04/14

Alpaca Hill in Thailand
World Chinese Unity Center: 10/04/14

For Largo homeowner, fuzzy alpacas 'are addicting'
Tampa Bay Times: 10/03/14

For Odessa homeowner, her 14 alpacas 'are addicting'
US Web Daily: 10/03/14

Alpaca festival, Johnny Cash tribute, tree work party: Hillsboro weekend
Daily News EN: 10/03/14

Lumberjacks, alpacas and sheep entertain Burnie agricultural show
ABC: 10/03/14

” Animal ” Alpaca Mall catwalk appearance fees one day 3000 yuan
EN News 163: 10/03/14

National Alpaca Expo judge back
Otago Daily Times: 10/03/14

Baby alpaca born at Lawton Stables
The Island Packet: 10/02/14

Antiques and alpacas at The Market this Weekend
Northern Life: 10/02/14

U.P. alpaca farm celebrates six years of unique gifts
Upper Peninsula ABC 10: 10/01/14

East Peoria ranch offers lessons on alpacas
Pekin Daily Times: 10/01/14

Pomaria couple hosts Alpaca Farm Days
Newberry Observer: 10/01/14

Keller farms celebrate National Alpaca Farm Days
Keller Citizen: 10/01/14

East Peoria couple invites public to farm for Alpaca Farm Days
East Peoria Times-Courier: 10/01/14

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Mankato Times: 10/01/14

Alpacas make the fluffiest fall festival

The Williams Record: 10/01/14


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