1st Cria of the Year

After a very successful start to the show season, with first’s, reserve champions and champions at various shows, it was time to prepare for birthing season. We have 4 pregnant females due this summer, with our first not due until 29th June. So we started our usual checks just to see if anyone was showing […]

Beach Trek at Yellowcraig

We are really happy to announce that Velvet Hall Alpacas will be holding it’s first beach trek at Yellowcraig Beach.  The alpaca beach trek will be held on Saturday 18th June 2016 just a couple of miles outside North Berwick. The morning trek will set of at 10:00am and the afternoon trek will set of […]

National Show 2016

We set off to the National Show at the Telford International Centre on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th March.  We took a small show team of 4 girls, 3 junior girls Hejira, Iqaluit and Mischief Maker, and 1 intermediate girl Sula Bheinn. We did not have very high expectations as the competition was very strong, […]

Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition

We decided to take Rory and Pearson (our 2 stars) to the Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition held at Murrayfield Stadium.  We wanted to test the interest in having alpacas at weddings, and so we put a little stand together and put the 2 boys in a pen at the front door.  Needless to say the boys […]

Scottish Alpaca Championships

The new year has hardly begun, and the alpaca work load has hit us like a steam train (without the leaves on the line).  As part of the Scottish Alpaca Group Championship Show committee, we have a lot of work to get through before the show on the 23rd of April 2016, to be held […]