Links for everything Alpaca related

Alpaca Regional Groups

Eastern Alpaca Group www.easternalpacagroupuk.org

Heart of England Alpaca Group www.heartofenglandalpacagroup.co.uk

West shires Alpaca Group www.westshiresalpacagroup.org.uk

Yorkshire Alpaca Group www.yorkshirealpacagroup.co.uk

North West Alpaca Group www.northwestalpacagroup.co.uk

Scottish Alpaca Group scottishalpacagroup.com

South East Alpaca Group www.southeastalpacagroup.co.uk/SEAG

South West Alpaca Group swagroup.co.uk

Books 

The Complete Alpaca Book (Eric Hoffman) 

ABC For Alpaca Owners: Antenatal, Birthing & Cria Care (Dr Ewen McMillan & Carolyn Jinks, Benleigh Alpaca Stud) 

Alpaca Breeder's Reproduction Handbook (Ewen McMillan B.V.Sc(Hons), M.A.C.V.Sc, and Carolyn and Allan Jinks) 

Llamas and Alpacas - A Guide to Management (Gina Bromage)

 

Breed Societies 

The British Alpaca Society - www.bas-uk.com 

The Australian Alpaca Association - www.alpaca.asn.au 

The Australasian Alpaca Breeders Association - www.aaba.com.au 

The Alpacas Owners & Breeders Association (America) - www.alpacaowners.com 

 

Fibre Testing 

The Wool Testing Authority Europe (Wales) - www.wtaeurope.com 

The Fibre Laboratory (Scotland) - www.thefibrelab.co.uk 

Yocom Mccoll (USA) - www.ymccoll.com

Australian Alpaca Fibre Testing in UK/Europe - http://www.aaft.com.au 

 

Feed Suppliers 

Dengie (Alfalfa/Grass pellets)https://www.dengie.com/ 

Pellets (Camelid Complete Feeds) - http://www.camelidcompletefeeds.co.uk/ 

Haylage, Straw, Feed - http://mcdowlingandsons.co.uk/ 

Pellets (Mole Valley Farmers) - www.molevalleyfarmers.co.uk

Foal Creep Pellets (Milk Pellets) - https://www.baileyshorsefeeds.co.uk/

Accessories, Bedding, Feed Supplies - http://www.ingatestonesaddlery.co.uk/ 

 

Field Shelters

http://www.field-shelters.co.uk/ 

 

Halters & Leads 

Mary Roach Harness - 01299 896827

Homestead Farm Supplies - www.homesteadfarmsupplies.co.uk 

 

Herd Record Management Software 

Herdmaster (Farrbrook Software) - www.herdmaster.com 

Animal Record (Grass Roots) - www.grassroots.co.uk

Alpaca Manager - http://www.epsilon.net.nz/products/alpacamanager/ 

 

Small Quantity Mini Mills 

Farrlacey Alpaca Mill (<25kg) - www.farrlacey.co.uk 

The Border Mill (<25kg) - www.thebordermill.co.uk 

The Weave Shed - http://www.theweaveshed.org/

East Anglia Alpaca Mill - http://www.eastangliaalpacamill.co.uk/

Two Rivers Alpaca Mill - http://www.tworiversmill.com/

 

Large Quantity Mills 

Haggars Specialist Spinning Ltd (>25kg) - www.specialistspinning.co.uk

Laxtons Specialist Yarns - http://www.laxtons.com/ 

The Natural Fibre Company (>25kg) - www.thenaturalfibre.co.uk

 

Paddock Cleaners 

Fresh Group - www.freshgroup.net

Trafalgar - https://www.trafalgarcleaningequipment.co.uk

 

Sales 

Alpaca Seller - www.alpacaseller.co.uk

Openherd (America) - https://www.openherd.com/ 

 

Supplies 

Osmonds (Powdered Colustrum) - www.osmonds.co.uk

GWF - http://www.gwfnutrition.com/

JG Animal Health - http://www.jganimalhealth.co.uk/

 

Vets 

The British Veterinary Camelid Society - www.camelidvets.org

Westpoint Farm Vets - http://www.westpointfarmvets.co.uk/

 

Medicines

Farmacy - https://www.farmacy.co.uk/

 

Shearers

 

Adam Riley (Countrywide)

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Ben Wheeler (Countrywide)

Mobile: 07770 375300 

 

Ben Thorpe (Northamptonshire and surrounding counties)

07912553869
Brampton Valley Alpacas
 

 

Bob Shaw (UK and Europe)

Mobile: 07889 053826 

 

Bravo International Alpaca Shearing

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(Shearing up to the 5th August) 

 

Chris Deakin

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Mobile: 07597 703492 

 

Colin Ottery (S.W. England)

Tel: 01884 38782

Mobile: 07773 440354 

 

David & Moragh Harrison (Isle of Wight)

Tel: 01983 555080 or 07734 830325

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Dave Thomas

Based in Carmarthen (shears at weekends but will travel as far as Glos) 

Mobile: 07881 696310 

 

Flis Proctor (England)

Mobile: 07783268257 

 

Garry Naish (Countrywide)

Mobile: 07785 116211 

 

Ian Horner (South & South West) would consider travelling further afield

 

Tel. 01963 351743

Mobile: 07974 314211

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James Dell

Mobile: 07970 692550 or home 01296 290664.

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Abbots View Alpacas 

 

Jo Bridge & Gary Tarbin  (Covers Essex/Suffolk/Norfolk)

Mobile: 0770 3005447 

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John and Jackie Waugh

Tel: 01434 240267

Mobile: 07714 462424 

 

Kevin Howe & Fiona Harrison (Scotland)

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(will travel up to 100 miles) 

 

Kirstie Wilde (nationwide)

07748 613771

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Mrs R, Mr C and S Aylott

Westhill Alpacas

Tel: 01258 817639

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Mrs Koryniaka (England)

Mobile: 07881 987986 and 07969 632404

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Mike Banks – Shearco  (Runs a few crews countrywide)

Tel: Jack 02088167395

Mobile: 07906 667454

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Nick Potter (countrywide)

Mobile: 07930272150 

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Ondrej (Andrew) Janicek

Tel: 01884 243579

 

Sandra Scott

Tel: 01763 242724

Mobile: 07942859661 

 

Steve Doughty (around Boston, Lincolnshire)

Tel: 01205 280276

Mobile: 07823 332008

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Susie Parish (South of England and France)

Mobile: 07767 765646 

 

Tony Neaves (South East England)

Mobile: 07814 519990

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Wayne Jones
Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire & Warwickshire
07738 696762
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