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  Date: Saturday October 1, 2022  Time: 10-3  You are invited to participate  Open Alpaca Ranch Celebrate Alpaca Fiber to Finished Product  It’s all about the fiber    Saturday, October 1, 2022 10:00 – 3:00  Come  join in the fun.  OPEN ALPACA RANCH –SIT IN Celebrate Alpaca Fiber to Finished Product  We invite you to… Read more »

cancelled Open Alpaca Ranch

Cancelled It’s all about the fiber  Saturday, October 1, 2022 10:00 – 3:00  Come  join in the fun.  OPEN ALPACA RANCH –SIT IN Celebrate Alpaca Fiber to Finished Product We invite you to bring your fiber projects  sit and knit, spin, weave, needle felt, crochet,  whatever fiber craft project you are working on  come on… Read more »

One Knitters Dream

 One Knitters Dream I am so proud of Cortni,. She set out to knit a sweater to wear to Rhinebeck and meet the designer.  There is so much more to this story.     Cortni was enrolled in QCAR class called “Let’s Grow an Alpaca Scarf”. This beginner class lets you meet an alpaca and process it’s… Read more »

October brings some new additions

In this newsletter you can read about  Kromski Rigid Heddle Loom Sale – Called Loomtober New QCAR Alpaca Gift Shop hours – starting 10/1  Classes and more to come Alpaca Package- 3 Alpacas and a trailer $2200  Tis the season to close up your garden,            SCAT available to load some extra Black Gold nutrients on… Read more »

March 2020 News

Alpaca Herds for Sale in PA

SCAT DAY  MARCH 28th 8:00am – noon  Come Pick up  a load. What is SCAT DAY?  It’s a day to start your spring garden. To help you Quarry Critters Alpaca Ranch has been processing alpaca poop into wonder Soil, to Care for your plants, using Alpaca poop, creating superior soil Treatment. SCAT. On March 28th, 8-noon we will… Read more »

News and Event Feb. 2020

February 2020  Quarry Critters Alpaca Gift shop will now be open  Wednesday – Saturdays at 11:00 to 4:00.  We will offer Ranch tours, by appointment or call ahead,  on Saturdays $8.00 per person,   We will still open for your shopping needs by appointment.    Fiber Arts Enthusiast   We open the gift shop to those that… Read more »

Why Shear an Alpaca?

Shearing Day will be here in just a few days. With all this rain it feels more like April Showers instead of May. I sure am hoping for a nice sunny day. It will be so much nicer to store dry fleece instead of wet. You are invited to come watch the process and even… Read more »

Oh that darn Meningeal Worm….

In Memory of Peruvian Ace of Heart March 28, 2004 — May 12, 2014 As an alpaca owner we are always worried about that darn little worm that can migrate into the alpaca and cause damage to the central nervous system or result in death. That worm is know as the meningeal worm and is… Read more »

What is a micron?

A micron? When I first started looking into alpacas I kept hearing this word micron. What the heck is a micron? After listening, asking questions and reading research I think I have it figured out. Pretty important word to know as an alpaca breeder. So here is what I found. . . . Micron count… Read more »