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Fibre of the gods - alpaca keeping in Peru

A Great fibre provider
  • Camelids crossing
  • Field of 'gold'
  • Hardy herds
  • Headcount
  • Life uphill
  • Improving genes and livelihoods
  • A Great fibre provider
  • Street scene - Juliaca
  • Adding value
  • Winter warmers

A Great fibre provider

Alpaca fibre is warmer, lighter and has a higher tensile strength than merino sheep's wool. Ancient Inca civilisations regarded it as the "fibre of the gods".

 

 

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