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Shearing Day!

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Shearing Day!

I didn’t realize how much work went into having the alpacas sheared so I was incredibly grateful for the previous owners teaching us how to have a successful shearing day. The alpacas need to be sheared once summer rolls around. In Colorado, it can sometimes be difficult because it has snowed in May so usually shearing happens at the end of May. There is a balance though because you don’t want to shear them too early (in case Colorado decides to have a late snow storm) but you also don’t want to shear them too late. Their fibers are incredibly...

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