National Alpaca Farm Day

Now an annual event, alpaca farms and ranches all over the U.S. will participate this Saturday and/or Sunday Sept. 26/27.  They each can choose which days to be open and their own hours.  Please visit a farm near you to learn more.  Here is a link

 http://www.nationalalpacafarmdays.com/

Bits and pieces:

Alpaca: A domesticated South American mammal (Lama pacos), related to the llama and having fine, long wool.

Cria: Young offspring of camelids.

Huacaya:  fluffy “teddy bear” look fleece

Suri: long penciled fleece

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