Empire Alpaca Association (EAA)
Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association (AOBA)
New England Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association (NEAOBA)
Alpaca Registry (ARI)
Montgomery County Farm Bureau
Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce
Alpacas are shorn without harm once a year, producing and average of five to ten pounds of fiber. Alpaca fiber can be as soft as cashmere and is warmer and lighter than wool. It comes in 22 natural colors, which can be blended and dyed. Alpaca fiber has the luster of silk and is lanolin-free. It is spun into yarn to be used for sumptuous fiber products including hats, scarves, sweaters, socks, etc. Alpaca fiber is also used in the production of wonderfully soft and warm blankets and outerwear. Spinners, weavers, knitters and other fiber artists enjoy the outstanding qualities that alpaca fiber offers.
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Sunrise Salutation was awarded First Place and Reserve Color Champion honors at the Empire Extravaganza 2012.
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