HACIENDA SURI ALPACA STUD

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1005 Whakamarama Rd, Whakamarama, Tauranga 3179, New Zealand

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September 16, 2016

This is an overview of a recent article in the Alpaca Association magazine for our clients who don't subscribe. The author Jane Vaughan is a world renowned vet and expert on alpaca reproduction, nutrition and care, based in Australia.

Of interest to us were the follow...

June 5, 2016

The alpacas have another use! They have attracted help on the farm. I love the alpacas.

Two weeks ago we got a phone call from some WOOFAs who wanted to stay on an alpaca farm. With us knowing very little about WOOF'ing, they explained that the deal was that they'd wo...

April 30, 2016

WorkSafe New Zealand came up to assess our farm and help us put some guidelines together for the alpaca industry, as requested by the National Commitee (Pete works in heavy construction so it is his thing).

WorkSafe are all about making it practical and easy so we'll...

March 19, 2016

Project AirBnB is going brilliantly. We have had at least one set of guests a week since we opened for business in mid-January and we still have queries and bookings coming in. We only charge $70/night which initially made me wonder whether it was going to be worth it....

March 12, 2016

We were honoured to host the local Igirlz group from Omokoroa on Monday night. They are a fantastic group of girls who are completing a farm badge so they will be making some alpaca products with our fleece too. Obviously I was of no use to them in that regard but they...

March 1, 2016

We only mated five alpacas this year as a lot of our girls would have ended up having their babies too late in the season, so we are 'rescheduling' them back to having babies in January and early February. Bad timing really as we have had more requests for alpacas this...

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