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Shearing 2020

Shearing Day 2020

Shearing Day 2020 at Ballymac was a huge success. Shearing was moved forward from June to April this year as all shows were cancelled. During these uncertain times shearing was spread over two days to ensure there was no stress, rush or risk. Outside alpaca owners brought their gorgeous animals to be sheared once again by…
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BALLYMAC ALPACA SUMMER 2019 Wow what a Summer!! Now Autumn is here we finally have a spare minute to sit back and reflect on what an amazing year 2019 has been for Ballymac on our alpaca adventure. We’ve been busy bee’s with births, shows, shearing, mating’s and endless spit offs (green is NOT my favourite…
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Shearing Day 2019

SHEARING DAY in association with the Northern Ireland Alpaca Group. If you have alpaca’s and haven’t organised their shearing for 2019 yet, book them in and we’ll sort everything. ✂️ Date: Sunday 7th July 2019 ✂️ Location: Ballymac Alpaca, Gilford, Co Armagh. ✂️ Cost: £20 per alpaca (discount for NIAG members) The shearing of Huacaya (teddy bear) alpacas…
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Our Story So Far

We got into the alpaca world by chance in 2016 when we purchased two females as lovely doe eyed ‘lawnmowers’. Their calming and inquisitive nature ensured we were instantly hooked. We read every book and article, visited every website and facebook group and attended every possible course to learn as much as is conceivably possible.…
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