Tag: Alpaca

'Scruffy' alpacas 'probably targeted' for abduction, Tasmanian police say

Three alpacas stolen from a property in north-west Tasmania have about three years’ wool on them and are “quiet scruffy in appearance”, police say. Investigators believe the animals were targeted for abduction after their owner died. Source: ABC Livestock ‘Scruffy’ alpacas ‘probably targeted’ for abduction, Tasmanian police say

Australian Alpaca Association welcomes new CEO

FORMER wool industry policy director Amanda Olthof has been appointed as chief executive officer of the Australian Alpaca Association. The post Australian Alpaca Association welcomes new CEO appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Australian Alpaca Association welcomes new CEO

Alpaca industry on the cusp of fleece exports boom

Alpaca producers from across Australia are joining forces to begin shipping out record volumes of fleece to China. Source: ABC Livestock Alpaca industry on the cusp of fleece exports boom

Australian Alpaca co-operative organising for Chinese market push

AUSTRALIAN Alpaca producers have made an important step toward a sustainable fleece industry with a sample fleece sale to a Shanghai processor. The post Australian Alpaca co-operative organising for Chinese market push appeared first on Sheep Central. Source: Sheep Central Australian Alpaca co-operative organising for Chinese market push

Alpaca's future relies on meat eaters

The president of the Australian Alpaca Association says a viable meat trade is vital to the future growth of the industry. Source: ABC Livestock Alpaca’s future relies on meat eaters

Alpaca industry seeking to double Australian numbers within years

A transformation is underway within Australia’s alpaca industry as it attempts to double the size of the nation’s herd within the next few years. Source: ABC Livestock Alpaca industry seeking to double Australian numbers within years