Bec is feeling the alpaca love
Having the largest collection of anything in the Northern Hemisphere is impressive, but when that collection is black female alpacas, curiosity is all but guaranteed to be piqued.
Blackberry Alpacas is located off School Lane in Laneshaw Bridge and boasts around 120 black female alpacas - the largest herd of its kind this side of the equator.
Domesticated thousands of years ago, alpacas are smaller than llamas, and are kept as part of the fibre trade, with their yarn - which is naturally coloured, meaning is does not require dyes like sheep wool - harvested annually.
“Alpacas are incredibly... read more
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