Volume 4 – Issue 4 (March 2016)


Volume 4, Issue 4, March 2016, U.S. Alpaca Industry

What would it take for the United States to create an alpaca livestock fiber model? Get tips on how to interact with the media to get your alpaca message heard. Learn about new alpaca fiber classification efforts underway at Sorting, grading, Classing. Meet the ladies behind Farm to Finery.

In this issue:

Imperial Yarn and Farm to Finery Join Forces

Alpacas in the Media
By Meyla Bianco Johnston

Adventures in the Altiplano
By Katie Safley

A U.S. Alpaca Livestock Fiber Business Model?
By Jared Johnston

The Alpaca Industry ¬– Alive and Kicking Back
By Meyla Bianco Johnston


Livestock Dog: Polish Tatra Sheepdog

Amano by Lorena Laing

The Importance of Classing and Sorting in Alpaca Fibre
By Cameron Holt

SGC: Sorting, Grading, Classing

Nunoa Project: Ongoing Work with Camelids