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Shear Bliss Born July 11, 2013

Shear Bliss is a big 20.8 pound bay black cira. Couldn't wait around for us to see her be born.…

Meet Magdalena born July 6th 2013

Magdalena was named after a famous female contortionist. Why you ask? Well she was a bit like a pretzel on…

Happy 4th of July… our new arrival Sparkle

Can my girls pick the wrong days to deliver. This week has been unusually warm for Redding that is know…

So you think it’s hot

Have you ever thought about the wildlife that still has to find their food no matter what the temperature is.…

Meet Lindbergh on his Birth…..day!

Meet Lindbergh the latest edition to our suri herd. Born this morning at 6:59am and survived his first 106 degree…

Meet Dallas

Dallas is the newest edition to Arapaho Rose Alpacas. He was born to Clarisse and was sired by Sentinel. Weighing…

Amelia and Daisy go to Camp Love-A-Lot.

Camp Love-a-Lot is a is a two-week summer day camp for youths ages 10 - 15. Each camper is teamed…

On the brighter side

This is the time of year the Guinea hens start sitting on their eggs. It's also the same time we…

Every thing is not coming up roses

While the roses are beautiful this year this is the second year that I've had snakes. Yikes! I hate snakes!…

Mowing a spring pasture

The pasture is tall and it's time to mow. So I decided to get the lawnmower out and clean it…

It’s summer time and the living ain’t easy

So it's time to get the irritation (opps) irrigation going. I've spent the last few days checking and fixing the…

Summer

Back from the California Classic Alpaca Show in Pleasanton, CA. We had a great show with Summer coming away with…

Show Time!

I've been busy getting my youngsters ready for show. Amelia is my "wild card" the first time on her halter…

It’s Spring…time to mow.

Last week we got much needed rain probably about 3 inches here at the ranch. The good news is I…

Yahoo!! Shearing is done for 2013

Spring is always a busy time around the ranch. Crias's being born. Getting ready for shows. Getting the irrigation ready…

Dyeing Play Day

Several of us got together to dye a variety of fibers this weekend. The weather was glorious and we had…

Did I tell you about Daisy?

Daisy was born, at a friends farm, to a first time mom who rejected her. I don't mean she just…

Spring in the middle of winter

We have been having a very mild winter here in Northern California. The end of 2012 brought lots of rain…

Best Actress …Fantine

So did you like the movie "Les Miserables"? Well so did we. We named Sierra's female cria Fantine (Anne Hathaway's…

Mercedes wasn’t a popcicle.

Well I guess our due date was wrong on Sedona. She had her cria today and it's not a premie.…

NessaRose is free again!

NessaRose finally had her cria. I shouldn't say finally because she was actually a few days early. I predicted she…

Not a White Christmas

OK so we didn't get a White Christmas, BUT, we did get snow here twice in the last couple of…

Weave an Alpaca Scarf

We have just finished our first two "Weave an Alpaca Scarf" classes. This class is designed for you to learn…

2012 Alpaca Cria’s

Here is our fall line up. 10-4-12 Cosette (dsg)female from Elphba (bb) and LV Vantagio (dsg) 10-2-12 Hugo (lf) male…

Show Day at AlpacaMania

This is the "Friendliest Alpaca Show in the World".

Alpaca Fiber at Lambtown USA in Dixon CA

It's always fun to have a booth full of alpaca fiber, rovings,…

National Alpaca Farm Days – Arapaho Rose Alpacas

What a great day. We opened the farm from 10 to 4 for people to experience the alpaca lifestyle. The…

Alpacas at the Honeybee Festival

Every year we take a few alpacas to our booth at the local Honeybee Festival. It's a good way to…