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Monthly Archives: May 2012


Peanut with spider

Wow… talk a about a big scary spider! There have been so many tarantulas running around lately. It must be breeding season or something because every time I turn around I see more tarantulas. There were some in the alpaca pens and we see quite a few of them running …

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Shearing Alpacas

shearing alpaca blanket

We’re still very busy shearing alpacas! We have quite a few alpacas to shear so it seems like we’ll never get done. So far we’ve sheared 76 alpacas and we still have quite a few more to go! We’re not professional shearers so we’re happy when we shear at least …

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Puccini crias

Charmyl's cria

I thought I would share a couple of alpaca cria photos… Puccini’s first crias! His crias are gorgeous and I think they are spectacular in every way. Their fleeces are so outstanding that the only way to describe them… they are breathtaking! I wanted to take pictures of their fleece …

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Coming and going

Cria Coming

I was trying to take a special photo for a very good friend of mine for Mother’s Day… she is the owner of Magic’s first cria. Her alpacas board here so she doesn’t get to see her babies unless I take pictures. I tried to get a good shot for …

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Out of focus

Passion out of focus

Heads up to anyone that owns a Pentax K5 camera because the auto focus on some of the K5’s needs to be calibrated. It appears that some of the K5 cameras are back focusing. Last year when I bought the Pentax K5 I thought I would have so many wonderful …

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Magic Cria

Magic cria smile

Classic Peruvian Magic is now a proven alpaca herd sire! The other day Magic had a gorgeous brown male cria hit the ground. Wow what a stunning boy. I opened up his fleece and his fiber is already very bright and crimpy. Magic is definitely throwing himself not only in …

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