items -     View Cart
High Country Alpaca Ranch - Logo

"Alpaca News"

Your 'One-Stop' connection to Alpaca News on the Web

The art of spinning a long, thin yarn

The art of spinning a long, thin yarn

One of my passions in life is sharing news articles I find on the web relating to the alpaca industry and lifestyle.

"Alpaca News" is a central place on the Internet where alpaca enthusiasts can find the latest news articles published about these exquisite creatures.
Click on the headlines below to be taken to the complete story.

Each link will open in a new tab. Open as many as you like. You will not lose this page.

Click on the picture above to scroll through the latest added pictures.

this page and come back often. Updated daily.

Have you had a news article published that I may have missed?
Email the URL to Alpaca News Editor
and I will post the link here for you.
Alpaca News is now on Facebook

By providing links to other sites, High Country Alpaca Ranch does not guarantee, approve, or endorse the information or products available on these sites. They are provided for your enjoyment only.Otago Daily Toi

Put your story here by sending the info to the
"Alpaca News" Editor

April 2014

Ladies day at the Andonbel Alpaca Farm Narromine
Narromine News: 04/23/14

Teens Shot Sally The Llama With Bow And Arrow, Slashed Her Throat: Cops
Huffington Post: 04/22/14

The art of spinning a long, thin yarn
Williams News: 04/22/14

Local alpaca farm is host to shearing day
Log Cabin Democrat: 04/22/14

Waldron Grove Spring Alpaca Open House
Chicago Tribune: 04/21/14

Man, alpaca enjoy joyride in Jilin
China Hush: 04/20/14

Conman Nigel Goldman frolics with an alpaca while on the run
The Olive Press: 04/20/14

Break in at Alpaca farm shop and cafe
On The Wight: 04/20/14

Athens to celebrate Earth Day with Bat Lady, alpacas, raptors April 26 04/20/14

From Chile to Cumbria: one woman's mission to bring the alpaca to Britain
The Telegraph: 04/19/14

4 questioned after death of llama spotted at Trinidad State Junior College
7 News Denver: 04/18/14

Investigation underway after llama seen wandering around Trinidad is found dead 04/18/14

Four questioned over killing of llama that ran through Trinidad 04/18/14

Peru Evacuates 28,000 Llamas, Alpacas From Active Volcano Area In The South
FOX News Latino: 04/18/14

Llama who roamed around Trinidad campus killed
9 NEWS: 04/18/14

Hobart Showgrounds to host Alpaca Fiesta and Australian Street Rod Nationals during the Easter weekend
The Courier-Mail: 04/18/14

Kate Suggests Alpaca Toupee For Prince William's Bald Spot
NBC News: 04/18/14

Laytonsville alpaca breeders garner national award 04/16/14

Three artisans and the handmade goods that sustain them
Washington Post: 04/16/14

Martinsville first-graders see play, tour alpaca farm
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier: 04/16/14

Alpaca art event is planned for Saltaire
Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 04/16/14

Couple opens fiber processing facility and alpaca ranch in Williams
Williams Grand Canyon News: 04/15/14

Island Alpaca Open House
The Vineyard Gazette: 04/14/14

Annual Alpaca Shearing Day Takes Place
WSET ABC13: 04/14/14

The Rise of Japan's Creepy-Cute Craze
The Atlantic: 04/14/14

My llama and alpaca weekend 04/13/14

The newest way to insulate? Alpaca fiber, naturally
The CantonRep: 04/13/14

Alpaca shearing gives animal reprieve from the heat
Aiken Standard: 04/13/14

Alpacas have mixed feeling on shearing
Richmond Times-Dispatch: 04/13/14

Alpaca show brings out warm and fuzzy feelings
The Kansas City Star: 04/13/14

Alpacas have churned feelings on sheering
Virginia News Feed: 04/12/14

'Crazy' idea to raise alpacas results in growing Goode farm 04/11/14

The View Looks Goode for Alpacas in Bedford County
WFLA News Channel 8: 04/11/14

M-COR invites you to “From the Alpacas to the Garden to the Table!” event
Anza Valley Outlook: 04/11/14

Goode alpacas have mixed feelings on shearing
Roanoke Times: 04/11/14

Planning chief turns down Alpaca bid
This is Cheshire: 04/10/14

Alpaca Zak: The friendliest alpaca in Cornville (with video)
The Verde Independent: 04/08/14

Alpacas win by a neck in cuteness stakes
The Standard: 04/08/14

Irresistible alpacas at a southern Minnesota expo
MinnPost: 04/08/14

Local alpacas farm hosting open house
Seymour Tribune: 04/07/14

Alpaca Meadows Spring Open House
Mansfield News: 04/07/14

You’ve Probably Heard Of The Alpaca, But Most People Don’t Know Its One Sexy Secret...
Distractify: 04/07/14

Police shoot killer dogs in Maitland
AllNewsAu: 04/07/14

7th Annual Minnesota Alpaca Expo
Minnesota News: 04/07/14

NW Alpaca Championships
Fowberry Alpacas: 04/06/14

19th Annual Alpaca Expo
KEYC: 04/06/14

VIDEO: Residents meet the Windy Farm Alpacas
Burlington County Times: 04/06/14

From South America to Chesterfield: The tale of an alpaca farm
Burlington County Times: 04/06/14

Alpacas habit-forming for owners, admirers
The Columbian: 04/06/14

Aussies hungry for alpaca meat
ABC Rural: 04/05/14

Alpacas return to Owatonna
Owatonna Peoples Press: 04/05/14

Lean alpaca meat to join family menu
Rural Weekly: 04/05/14

Benefits of alpacas on show
Tasmania Examiner: 04/05/14

Alpaca studs embrace marketing options
Stock Journal: 04/05/14

Setting up for women's expo
Otago Daily Times Online News: 04/05/14

Want to Take an Alpaca For A Walk?
Highland News: 04/05/14

Alpaca Week at Paltarra Farm, Mt Mee
Brisbane Kids: 04/05/14

Pet Talk: Alpacas and llamas 'bridge the gap' between livestock and pets 04/05/14

Swizzle the Alpaca Sizzles
University of Tennessee: 04/04/14

Loom-ing excitement
The Sanford Herald: 04/04/14

Alternative’s Summer Party
California Apparel News: 04/04/14

Alpacapalooza led to Serendipity
The Columbian: 04/04/14

Calling all alpacas
Stock & Land: 04/04/14

Alpaca fleeces WA judge says quality makes it all worthwhile
Rural Weekly: 04/03/14

Stud farms put alpaca herds on show
Clarence Valley Daily Examiner: 04/03/14

VIDEO: Double trouble with birth of rare alpaca twins
Toowoomba Chronicle: 04/03/14

Martha’s Vineyard knitting groups create more than scarves and hats.
The Martha's vineyard Times: 04/02/14

Foundation Alpaca Assessment Course
British Alpaca Society: 04/02/14

Starving alpacas recovering at OSU veterinary college 04/02/14

Feel like getting fleeced? Perhaps alpaca ranching may be of interest.
The Washington Post: 04/02/14

KBB’s Riverfest, Malabar Springfest show the beauty of Brevard
Florida Today: 04/02/14

Rescued alpaca herd recovering under care of OSU
Washington Times: 04/02/14

PDXKnitterati debuts Aloha Shawlette; Pearl Fiber Arts field trip: Knitting events 04/01/14

Anthropologist turns to the alpaca
Binghamton University Research News: 04/01/14

Kendall Creek Farms looks to sell some alpacas
The Bradford Era: 04/01/14

Aus alpaca in international market

Stock & Land: 04/01/14

March 2014

A special guest for BOCES animal science class
Olean Times Herald: 03/31/14

Maxwell Couple Raises Alpacas, Runs Iowa's Only Micromill
WOI-TV: 03/30/14

2014 MOPACA Alpaca Show
The Kansas City Star: 03/30/14

Farm-to-fashion event demonstrates alpacas' ability to diversify traditional farming 03/29/14

Farm to Fashion Day teaches cultural heritage 03/29/14

Australian alpaca week
ABC: 03/29/14

Passion for rescuing horses led to alpacas
Niagra This Week: 03/28/14

Warm yourself up with something from Beneath the Sun Alpacas
Niagra This Week: 03/28/14

Alpaca judge impressed by improving quality across region
Toowoomba Chronicle: 03/28/14

Llama-alpaca-cross keeps sick and elderly smiling
ABC Rural: 03/28/14

Video: Battle River Alpacas give a shearing lesson at Northlands Farm and Ranch Show
Edmonton Journal: 03/28/14

Qld alpaca deaths spark new cruelty laws
Daily News: 03/28/14

Well of course, it's Alpaca Week
ABC Sunshine Coast: 03/27/14

Canberra Cria Muster News
Australia Alpaca Association: 03/27/14

Baby alpacas unite agriculture warriors
Perth Now: 03/27/14

Alpaca Getaway
Time Warner Cable News: 03/27/14

‘100% maybe alpaca’ – student presentations Friday evening
The Chaffee County Times: 03/26/14

Alpacapalooza event set for April 5-6
The Reflector: 03/26/14

Alpacapalooza: 4-H Club focuses on rescued alpacas
The Reflector: 03/26/14

Alpaca yarns to be spun
The Examiner: 03/25/14

Premium alpaca fleece industry kicking off
ABC Rural: 03/25/14

Jewelry, custom clothing featured at alpaca fashion show
The Roanoke Times: 03/25/14

Morning Joe Puts Out Bizarre Video with Scarborough on a Boat, Alpacas in Studio
Mediaite : 03/24/14

Alpaca born at Kendal pub
ITV: 03/24/14

Alpaca farms welcome the public
ABC Rural: 03/24/14

Here's Why There Was An Alpaca On 'Morning Joe'
Huffington Post: 03/24/14

Come and meet adorable alpacas
Sunshine Coast Daily: 03/23/14

Classic alpaca and fiber show set in Dixon
Daily Democrat: 03/22/14

Llama, alpaca taken from woman accused of cruelty
Daily Herald: 03/21/14

Alpaca born - at Oxenholme!
The Westmoreland Gazette: 03/19/14

Alpaca Profits Prove Less Than 'Huggable'
Daily Yonder: 03/19/14

New Lobo Loco Alpaca Farm to open this spring in Sheguiandah
Manitoulin Expositor: 03/19/14

Alpacas raised to sell as watch-camels for sheep flocks
Northern Star: 03/19/14

Alpacas to Turkey
ABC Rural: 03/18/14

How would you spend your retirement? Granville couple chooses alpaca farm
LaSalle News Tribune: 03/18/14

Fiber arts event brings many from all over Iowa
Vinton Today: 03/18/14

Shropshire alpaca show hailed a great day by fans
Shropshire Star: 03/17/14

Alpacas take over State Farm Show Complex
WPMT FOX43: 03/16/14

Kids ooh and aah over llama, alpaca at Leesburg library
Orlando Sentinel: 03/14/14

National Alpaca Show
WPMT FOX43: 03/14/14

National Alpaca Show arrives at Farm Show
WHP TV21: 03/14/14

More snow (sigh), swimming, science fair, basketball, sexual misconduct, minimum wage, alpacas, cheese and Julia's dance blog: things to know
The Patriot News: 03/14/14

York County residents to participate in National Alpaca Show
York Dispatch: 03/14/14

Group rescues alpacas after boom goes bust
The Lewiston Tribune: 03/13/14

Alpacas earn their keep
Pratt Tribune: 03/11/14

Ann & the Alpacas
Country Woman Magazine: 03/11/14

Love of airplanes leads to alpaca farming
Vinton Newspapers: 03/11/14

Business news roundup
Juneau Empire: 03/10/14

Llama gives birth to baby alpaca in Peru
Peru This Week: 03/06/14

Pet Talk: Alpacas and llamas 'bridge the gap' between livestock and pets
The Oregonian: 03/05/14

Alpaca socks help diabetics with cold feet
CDA Press: 03/05/14

Alpaca boom gone bust left ranchers in dire straits
The Bulletin: 03/04/14

Tenino Pair Helps Rescue Alpacas After Boom Goes Bust
The Chronicle: 03/04/14

Many of 175 rescued alpacas ready for adoption 03/04/14

What alpaca ranching in rural Oregon reveals about fraud and finance
The Washington Post: 03/03/14

It's nearly shearing season at area alpaca farm
Johnson City Press: 03/03/14

Alpacas rescued after boom goes bust
Kitsap Sun: 03/03/14

Baby alpaca pops out in surprise birth on East Lancashire farm
The Citizen: 03/03/14

Show puts its focus on children 03/03/14

Alpacas rescued from starvation after boom goes bust
The Seattle Times: 03/02/14

Dragons Den on BBC2 tonight - last in the series with alpacas and a new take on sticky notes
Scunthorpe Telegraph: 03/02/14

Alpaca is the word at Sevierville event

The Mountain Press: 03/01/14

February 2014

400 alpacas headed to Sevierville Convention Center
WBIR: 02/26/14

Pregnant alpacas to fly to Turkey
ABC Rural: 2/25/14

Sweet friendship between alpaca and cat
Xinhua: 2/25/14

SML Farm Alpacas to host fashion, jewelry show March 15
Roanoke Times: 2/25/14

North Carolina's Alpaca Scene
WFAE: 2/24/14

Alpacas pay a visit
CNY Central: 2/22/14

A view from Cranston: A chance to meet, and hug, Fiskeville’s alpaca herd
The Providence Journal: 2/22/14

Local farmer mentoring with animals
Daily Commercial News: 2/22/14

Students Seek Antibodies Among the Alpacas
Dartmouth Now: 2/21/14

Eaton alpaca farm hosting spring break camp
The Coloradoan: 2/21/14

Alpacas: Cute & Curious
Bucks County Courier Times: 2/20/14

Tenino group caring for 176 alpacas seized in Ore. neglect case 2/19/14

Backyard farmer: Alpacas
ABC South Coast: 2/19/14

Alpaca farm owners' next court date is March 3
Polk County Itemizer-Observer: 2/18/14

Rescued alpacas expected to be released for adoption
Capital Press: 2/18/14

Sheriff: Dogs attack goats, alpacas in NM
KOAT: 2/18/14////

Mountain lions sightings not unusual in the region says FWP 2/18/14

Alpaca Massacre
KOAT: 2/17/14

Sheriff investigates dog attack against alpacas, goats
Santa Fe New Mexican: 2/17/14

Dogs kill alpaca herd in northern Santa Fe County
ABQ Journal: 2/17/14

Peru Fashion Night in NYC to Highlight Qualities of Peruvian Alpaca and Pima Cotton in New York
PR Web: 2/16/14

Rescued Alpacas receiving treatment at OSU
Statesman Journal: 2/13/14

Oregon State University helps with 'alpaca-lypse'
KTVZ: 2/12/14

Alpaca-lypse arrives at Oregon State University
CBS News: 2/12/14

With a gypsy vibe, in red and violet, Nanette Lepore puts out a girlie, wearable collection 2/12/14

Oregon State University nursing 175 starving alpacas back to health; 'alpaca-lypse' now
The Republic: 2/12/14

Oregon State University helps avert ‘alpaca-lypse’ 2/12/14

175 rescued alpacas arrive at OSU
KMTR: 2/11/14

Alpacas Rescued From Farm
KEZI: 2/11/14

Massive "alpaca-lypse" rescue
CNN: 2/11/14

Ludlow man faces multiple animal cruelty charges
San Antonio Express: 2/11/14

'We call it the Alpaca-lypse': 175 rescued animals arrive at OSU
KVAL CBS 13: 2/11/14

Alpaca's Creating a Punch at a 33% Increase This Year in New Owners, Adding to Washington’s Home Industry Economy 2/11/14

OSU Vet School To Help 175 Starving Alpacas
OPB: 2/10/14

Oregon vet school cares for 175 seized alpacas
mySA: 2/10/14

Awesome Alpaca Adventurers raise money for upcoming trip
The Sparta Independent: 2/10/14

Why You’ll Be Seeing Lots of Alpaca on the Runway This Fashion Week
Fashionista: 2/7/14

Dead, starving alpacas on Falls City ranch lead to felony animal neglect charges
Statesman Journal: 2/7/14

Alpaca catches Baschurch college staff off guard
Shropshire Star: 2/6/14

Versatile, varied: Multifunctional ag class visits alpaca ranch
Valley Journal: 2/5/14

Letter: As meat, take the alpaca out of the game 2/5/14

More Than 200 Dead or Starving Alpacas Discovered on Oregon Farm 2/4/14

Video and picture gallery: Alpaca the net! Fan’s surreal experience on his first visit to Wells Town Football Club
Norwich Evening News: 2/4/14

Sisters of Providence Host Alpaca 101 2/1/14

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 April 23, 2014

Local alpaca farm is host to shearing day

Local alpaca farm is host to shearing day

Waldron Grove Spring Alpaca Open House

Waldron Grove Spring Alpaca Open House

Man, alpaca enjoy joyride in Jilin

Man, alpaca enjoy joyride in Jilin

Conman Nigel Goldman frolics with an alpaca while on the run

Conman Nigel Goldman frolics with an alpaca while on the run