Don’t forget there are just a few weeks left to save 20% on all 2014 stud fees! This includes breedings to our multi-champion herdsire, Snowshoe Aristides. Visit the herdsire page on our website.
We are also featuring our finest and youngest female alpacas at special prices. Take $1000 off the list price of any one [...]
Save on 2014 stud fees!
We offer a selection of quality herdsires, including our multi-champion white macho, Snowshoe Aristides. A deposit of only $250 before Dec 31 will reserve a breeding at the discounted price.
Special prices on quality females!
As we head into winter, we will be offering special prices on select young alpacas. [...]
Just a quick wrap-up of the fall alpaca shows…Snowshoe Aristides outdid himself once again! His fleece was entered in two fall shows. At the Green Mountain Alpaca Fall Spectacular, Aristides’ fleece won the blue ribbon, Color Champion, Judges’ Choice and Spirit of the Industry Award. At the Empire Alpaca Extravaganza, his fleece won the blue [...]
Seems like we just finished up with spring shows! Where did summer go??
We finally managed to complete our registrations for the upcoming fall alpaca shows. Snowshoe Farm will be attending both the Green Mountain Alpacas Fall Spectacular on Oct 19 & 20 and the Empire Alpaca Extravaganza on Oct 26 & 27. We (Ron, [...]
It’s time to start introducing the offspring of our Champion herdsire, Snowshoe Aristides. We’ll start with Snowshoe Cari. This white yearling female has done consistently well in the show ring, taking a third place ribbon in four consecutive shows. Cari has lovely fiber and a sweet disposition. She has excellent potential for producing award-winning offspring [...]
I’d venture to say that most alpaca breeders don’t shear their crias until the spring following the crias’ births. But those cria fleeces become messy very quickly as their fine, velcro-like tips attract hay and other debris. We’ve learned that we can get much cleaner and more valuable fleeces in the spring if we shear [...]
We sure hope so! This handsome little guy was born yesterday (July 7). He is full brother to our multi-champion male, Snowshoe Aristides, and he is looking at least as good as Ari looked at birth. The luster and crimp on this baby is breathtaking! I can’t get a pic that does justice to his [...]
The Nunoa Project has a mission to help and support the people and the camelids of the Peruvian Altiplano. The Project goals include both humanitarian aid and veterinary support. The President of the Project is Dr Steve Purdy, a well-known camelid veterinarian in the Northeast.
There will be a silent auction at the Northeast Alpaca [...]
Today I’ve been putting together records for Snowshoe Astraios. This coming weekend, Astraios will be going to the Northeast Alpaca Expo, then on to this new home at Laure-Lin Alpacas in Syracuse, NY. Both Ron and I are realizing how much we are going to miss this big boy!
Both Astraios and his older brother, [...]
It’s over! And with the help of very good friends, shearing not only was not painful, it was actually fun! Many, many thanks to Larry from Twilight Ridge Farm, Jane from Berry Hill Alpacas and, last but not least, Kathy and Tracey from Foggy Bottom Ranch who went above and beyond to help us.