Friday 31 December 2010

Hapy New Year

As another year draws to an end I feel the need to thank all those people who have helped make 2010 a happy and successful year for us, especially all the alpacas!

We had a good year birth wise with 14 healthy cria, 7 boys and 7 girls, 12 of which were from our own stud boys. These were the first of the Legend of Spartacus and Gianmarco’s Masterpiece progeny and very impressive they are too. We also had our first Golden Guinea offspring and what a remarkable and friendly bunch they are, every single one of them have inherited their fathers disposition.

This summer Loki has also begun his working career so we are eagerly awaiting his first babies next year (or maybe this depending when you are reading this!).

I managed to part with a few animals which I always find difficult, but all of them have been sold to fantastic new owners and they have fabulous new homes. I still shed a tear for every single one of them (especially Kazuo who now lives at Willowbank Alpacas).

The knitwear sales have far exceeded my hopes for the year so thank you to all our customers new and old. If wasn’t for the hard work of my mum and Carol I would never have managed to get even close to the stock levels required – ladies the bar is raised even higher for 2011.

Without Dave carding, and my dad polishing hand crafted buttons we wouldn’t have been able to knit such unique items, so thank you.

Finally a big thank you to all my blog readers, without you and your comments my babbling blog would be pointless. So it just leaves me to wish you all a Happy and Prosperous New Year.


Zanzibah Alpacas said...

Here's to a very Happy New Year..lets hope 2011 is a good one !!.....and your dreams are turned into reality !!......Jayne

Rosemary said...

And a very happy and prosperous 2011 to you!

Rob @ Wellground said...

Happy New Year Debbie and Paul.

Glad the boys are doing their stuff.

Rob n Les

WillowBank Alpacas said...


Kazuo still likes his neck scratched and is growing into a stunning young man. We will pass on your love.

Happy New Year and all the best for 2011.

Karl, Lisa & Lily

Unknown said...

Happy New Year Debbie & Paul

Hoping 2011 brings you all that you hope for!

Barbara & Paul

Apple Vale Alpacas said...

Best wishes for 2011 Debbie and Paul - babble-on, you fill the gaps when some of us have less to say!

Shirley said...

All the best to you both (and your helpers!) for 2011. Take care. Shirley & Robbie