Jude Anderson, along with her husband Alan Cousill, has been breeding alpacas since 1991, at Pucara Alpaca Stud, Australia. They also co-own Purrumbete Alpaca Stud, a separate herd of approximately 120 cross bred and pure suri females. Both herds are managed by their partners in Australia. In the US, they are building a herd of quality suris and huacayas at Pucara International, a beautiful 105 acre farm at McMinnville, Oregon.
In 1994 Jude left school teaching to concentrate fully on the breeding and animal care of alpacas at Pucara Alpaca Stud.
An AAA judge since 1998, Jude gained AOBA certification in 2002 and Senior Judge and judge trainer/instructor status in 2005. She also certified at the IAJS school in Peru in 2000. Since 1998 Jude has judged in Australia, USA, Canada, New Zealand and the UK.
Jude has also conducted seminars and spoken in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA, UK and Germany on topics including breeding, reproduction and alpaca husbandry, alpaca fiber, selection, genetics, and nutrition.