Category: newsletter Feb 2020

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 »