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A New Adventure? Alpaca My Bags….

 Earlier on this year in spring, we received some devastating news.  When we were patiently waiting for the birth of Inca Grampian’s first cria we learnt that we were due to lose some of the land that we had rented in Knockin Heath for the past eight-years as it was to be sold for new [...]

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The British Alpaca Society

The summer months are here and at Mulberry Alpacas we have been eagerly welcoming new babies born to Inca Grampian’s matings following last year’s purchase of this excellent stud from Inca Alpacas in Dorset. It is proving to be yet another busy year for us with big ideas on the horizon. A large part of [...]

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Christmas Shopping at Mulberry Alpacas

We spent a fantastic day at The Red Cross Christmas Gift Fair last Monday. It’s always lovely to meet many friends old and new and to see such a lot of interest in those extra special gifts made from luxurious alpaca fibre that we are able to show. I took great delight, this year, in [...]

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A New Chapter for Mulberry Alpacas

It seems that no matter how long you’ve been keeping alpacas there’s always lots of new learning. First of all we bought three pet boys, one of which was just 10 months old. When an experienced alpaca keeper suggested he was quite good, we boldly entered him into a show six weeks after acquiring him. [...]

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What to consider before purchasing your alpacas

You’ve decided to keep alpacas? Great decision! Our herd here at Mulberry Alpacas are a huge part of our lives and most definitely established members of the family, each with their own fantastic personalities. Before you go ahead and purchase your alpacas, there are a number of considerations you should think about to ensure that [...]

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Why wear Alpaca?

Since 1996, here at Mulberry Alpacas we have developed a vast knowledge about caring for our animals but also how to use their valuable fleece to make great products. What is so special about alpaca fibre? Many people are unaware of the superb qualities of this spectacular fibre -we’re keen to persuade you that wearing [...]

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British Alpaca Society National Show 2015

We are absolutely thrilled here at Mulberry Alpacas to be involved with the British Alpaca Society National Show again. The National Show will be taking place at the International Centre in Telford on March 7th and 8th and will be a showcase for the very best in the British Alpaca Industry. We will be busy [...]

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Christmas Shopping Saturdays

We really enjoy this time of the year at Mulberry Alpacas. Our Saturdays’ Christmas Shopping Days with Mulled Wine and Mince Pies are great fun. It is always good to catch up with some of our loyal customers who come to get those extra special gifts for their loved ones as well as meeting many [...]

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Alpaca - "The Fibre Of The Gods"

Alpacas are a species of camel, that originate from South America whose wool was once prized by Inca Royalty for its unique strength, lustre and softness. Alpaca wool has a hollow fiber, which makes it uniquely light and incredibly warm, while giving a rich silky feel against the skin. Alpacas produce a fine, heavy fleece [...]

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2014 Spring and Summer Courses now Available!

The Spring is here and the summer is on its way. A great time to be excited at Mulberry Alpacas! As the weather picks up, we have added a range of different courses available at our alpaca farm in Oswestry. Whether you’re experienced pro or just a beginner, you’ll be sure to find the perfect [...]

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British Alpaca Society National Show 2014

We’re getting very excited at Mulberry Alpacas as the British Alpaca Society (BAS) National Show draws closer! The show will be held at the International Centre in Telford on 15th and 16th of March, and marks the first ever alpaca show in Shropshire! More than that, it promises to be the most prestigious National Show [...]

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Alpacas for Sale: Why buy an Alpaca?

There are many breeds of alpacas for sale but why do people choose to buy alpacas? Buying an alpaca provides farm owners many benefits which often go unmissed. So, what are some of the Main Reasons to buy an Alpaca? Buying an alpaca is worthwhile investment, which, in the long run, can become extremely profitable. [...]

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New Yarn from the mill

We never stop getting excited when a new batch of yarn arrives. This week we have had some absolutely fabulous Chocolate brown yarn from Evie and Fawn Yarn from Eliza – both prize winning girls. Both batches are so soft — you just want to touch and feel the sheer luxury of top quality alpaca [...]

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New website launched!

We are extremely excited to see our new website launched by Verve Graphic Design and Marketing! As our business has developed and continued to grow over the years, we felt it was important to launch a new website which reflected the quality of our products and the dedication of our staff. At Mulberry Alpacas, we [...]

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