Shearing Time Upon Us

As you know from my previous post, our four boys, Ochre, Pearson, Rory and Wynfor are up near Cupar on lambing duties, and we are pleased to report that since the boys have arrive, Claire and Dan have not lost a single lamb.  So well done boys, keep up the good work. Well, it’s getting […]

Lamb Duties

We were contacted through our web page by Claire and Dan who have a small holding near Cupar in Fife. They have several types of rare breed sheep including Jacob, Hebridean and (my favorite) Herdwick, however a wily fox has already taken 3 of their newly born lambs, and want to prevent further mishaps. Having […]

BAS National Show

Well…. here we go with my first (and hopefully not the last) blog, so…..here goes. Jean and myself (Stuart) are relatively new on the alpaca scene having had our 7 boys and 5 girls for about 2 years, so we’re really still finding our feet. Based in the beautiful Tweed Valley in the Scottish Borders, […]

Purchase of an Elite Grey Female

Velvet Hall Alpacas have just concluded the purchase of a fantastic elite grey female from New Zealand and are expecting her to arrive sometime in September.  In May she will be mated to a top grey male stud so even more to look forward to.  The breeder who is selling her has said she is […]