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Golden Pine Alpacas

Breeding the Finest

Pat and Barb Patterson
163 Golden PineGoldendale, WA 98620

May 08, 2018

Alpaca breeding, birth season underway.


By: Barbara Patterson

Nothing is more delightful at an alpaca farm than the advent of birthing season. It’s a time when prior breeding decisions become reality and the crias (Spanish for babies) make their long-awaited appearances. Gestation, or the length of the pregnancy in an alpaca, averages 11-1/2 months. Normally, just one cria is born.

Read the whole story from the Goldendale Sentinel HERE.