Couple Hopes To Meet Alpaca Wool Processing Demand

The mid-Atlantic region offers a few places that will clean and process alpaca wool, and finding a plant that will do the work in a timely manner has proven to be a challenge for many of Frederick County’s 20-plus alpaca farmers.


Newborn lambs play after being released into a field for the first time at Barracks Farm in Fetcham, England. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Woman To Take Part In Sheep Shearing Competition

A hundred years ago, most sheep shearers relied on scissor-like blades to cut the wool off of sheep, before motorized clippers took over as the primary method.