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Rosehaven Socks Featured on ABC’s The VIEW!

Last Friday, we were super excited to be featured on ABC's The View. Whoopi Goldberg hates COLD FEET and LOVES Alpaca Socks!

By | December 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rosehaven Socks Featured on ABC’s The VIEW!

When Roses Just Aren’t Enough

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By | August 21st, 2015|News|Comments Off on When Roses Just Aren’t Enough

Farmstock Rosehaven Alpacas!

We were excited to be a part of the Farmstock Working Farms Tour. The family friendly event featured farm tours, a spinning demo, crafts for the kids, and a fun cria naming contest! Rosehaven Alpacas is one of many Farmstock stops throughout the summer, brought to you by the Sullivan County Farm Network. In fact, [...]

By | August 21st, 2015|News|Comments Off on Farmstock Rosehaven Alpacas!

Alpacas Making a Name in Fashion

While the quality and plush nature of alpaca fleece is no new discovery, the high quality fiber is gaining popularity in the fashion industry faster than ever. This is good news for alpaca farmers and fans throughout the country. Not only is demand increasing, but visibility as well. The trend has been on the rise [...]

By | August 21st, 2015|News|Comments Off on Alpacas Making a Name in Fashion

Incorporating Alpaca Into Your Wardrobe

While everyone has their own personal style, all wardrobes have 3-10 circulating pieces that serve as the wardrobe base or “go-to” item. These items are our wardrobe staples. Retail products are available in nearly unlimited variety, and with so much to choose from, you have every right to be a picky consumer. It is also [...]

By | August 21st, 2015|News|Comments Off on Incorporating Alpaca Into Your Wardrobe

History of AOBA and alpacas in the United States

Prior to 1980, alpacas existed in the U.S., but those were confined mostly to zoological parks. The first known private importation of alpacas occurred in 1980 when Richard and Kay Patterson purchased a herd of ten animals from England. Dr. Ralph Uber purchased the herd from the Pattersons in 1982 and added additional alpaca [...]

By | August 20th, 2015|History of the Alpaca Industry|Comments Off on History of AOBA and alpacas in the United States

How to get Started in the Alpaca Business

Once you've decided you want to become an owner of alpacas, what do you do next? There are a number of questions you need to ask yourself: Do you plan to raise your animals on your own land or agist (board) them on another farm? Temporarily or permanently? Do you want to specialize, i.e., [...]

By | August 20th, 2015|Starting Up Alpaca Business|Comments Off on How to get Started in the Alpaca Business

History of the Alpaca

The alpaca is a member of the camelid family. It is native to the South American antiplano region of the Andes Mountains. It has only been since 1984 that alpacas have been raised in the United States. They are prized for their luxurious fiber and gentle personalities. Alpacas have become extremely attractive to those [...]

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Introduction to Alpaca Fiber

Alpaca fiber is not as well known as is the wool from sheep and goats because alpacas have not been a global livestock animal for more than a couple of decades though they have been a domesticated animal in the Andes Mountains for over 5,000 years. Yet, as a fiber it has many qualities [...]

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General Information About Alpacas

Alpacas Who raises alpacas? Alpaca owners and breeders come from all walks of life. Many are doctors, financial advisors, educators, or cattle farmers, to name a few. Some raise alpacas as a full-time business, others commit part-time. From young families to empty-nesters, phased retirement to full-retirement, raising alpacas offers countless options for everyone. [...]

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