Author Archives: Verena Hinsch

National Alpaca Day 2018

An excerpt from the NEWSLETTER OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN ALPACA BREEDERS’ SOCIETY May 2018 Volume 5, Issue 3 and Contributions by D. Bräunlich, V. Hinsch, M. Botha Stallholders began setting up at 8.30 and the first visitors started arriving at … Continue reading

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Weave your own scarf

After a successful National Alpaca Day in April 2017 I was approached by two ladies who wanted to know if they could come and weave their very own scarves – with pure alpaca yarns, obviously. Over three weekend-afternoons they were … Continue reading

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Agri Expo 2015

NEWSLETTER OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN ALPACA BREEDERS’ SOCIETY by Alison Notley, Chairperson: S.A.A.B.S. STAND TAKES BEST IN SHOW! 15 to 17 October last week saw four alpaca breeders exhibiting at the Livestock Agri-Expo at Sandringham Farm, Stellenbosch in the Western Cape. Lorna … Continue reading

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R & D Project

“A new project”       2008 We are of the opinion that alpacas are more suited to an environment such as there exists in the Ceres / Wolseley region in the Western Cape –  alpacas originate from South America, the Altiplano region, with sparse vegetation, … Continue reading

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