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BABY ALPACAS

Our baby alpacas (called 'Cria') did not start arriving until early July this year, rather later than usual; but we now have ten happy, healthy youngsters. We are still awaiting the arrival of Number 11, whom our Nutmeg is holding back for some reason best known to herself.

 

As many people will know by now, the gestation period of an alpaca can vary between ten and a half months and thirteen months or even longer. We generally reckon on an average of about eleven and a half months, and this has worked out about right this year, apart from Nutmeg.

Having long since stopped holding our breath over her impending delivery, we had been beginning to wonder whether, as can happen, she had lost her cria somewhere along the way. However, a jump on the scales, the other day, convinced us that there was more than a possibility that she was not, after all, alone!  Watch this space.... 

WhyNot

 contact us to make a plan and write in a diary date to 

Come and See the youngsters and their parents and siblings,

at home in their fields, sometime within the next month or two?  

 

A memorable experience, for Adults and Children alike.

Also

Visit our Alpaca Showroom,

 

See the Wonderful Garments we make out of our own alpacas' fleeces

and choose Something Special, by which to remember your visit.

For Appointment, Call 015396 21246 or Mob. 07812 158641

The WhyNot Alpacas Herd in Cumbria Alpacas on show at local Cumbrian exhibitions and events Alpacas in the snow-covered fields of Sedbergh