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Sawdust Alpacas

Alpaca sales, breeding services, products and farm tours in Fallon, Nevada

Carolyn & Glenn Waddell
4270 Equestrian DriveFallon, NV 89406
775) 830-2994, 775) 428-6388

Saturday, October 10, 2020


Carroll Westie,  Mom and Daughter

Carroll Westie, Mom and Daughter

John Craig and Family

John Craig and Family

Saturday, October 10, 2020


Thursday, August 13, 2020

Farm Visits are OPEN!

Sawdust Alpacas is open for farm visits, usually after 10am till 3pm. We have new crias on the ground and more coming in September and October. The October crias are due on Carolyn's birthday, October 23. Lets hope this actually happens! We have new products in our store and the Fiber Mill at Black Rock Mountains Alpacas is doing great. We are even processing Yak, (an animal, and the fiber is combed out from under the outside coat) from several different ranches. Check out or web read more...

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Nevada Full Service Mill Coming Soon!

Sawdust Alpacas has partnered with Black Rock Mountain Alpacas and Fiber Mill to bring the only fiber processing mill to the state of Nevada in early 2020.

As alpaca ranchers/fiber producers ourselves, we know the importance of processing fiber with the highest quality and prompt delivery of your product back to you.

We have worked with Belfast Mini Mills to determine the best possible setup for processing your fibers. We have ordered the equipment for the mill (Some h read more...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

We Have Moved

Sawdust Alpacas has finally moved from Reno to Fallon NV. All alpacas are now with us in their new home. We upgraded the land from 2 acres to 5. We have had to start the building process anew as we had to leave all our shelters, fencing etc with our Reno facility.

We have temporary shelters and pens for all alpacas. We will be designing new areas for them soon. Alpacas are pretty well situated right now. Wish we could say the same for the house. Lots of stuff to unpack, put u read more...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017




It's been a busy wet winter in the High Desert of Nevada. With all the snow and rain, heavy run off, and all the water pools near here at Swan Lake. It's a clay bed and holds the water forever, or until it evaporates. Some of our neighbors have lost their septic and water well systems. We are just outside the flood zone so we are ok for now. FEMA finally got involved and funding 5 miles of flood barriers around the lake bed and the contractor will be able to pump out the lo lying areas read more...


Tuesday, July 12, 2016

July Happenings

July 11,2016 Shearing and Mentoring
We had some folks that had acquired an older Alpaca with a horse as a buddy come over here for shearing. I sheared, trimmed toes and his teeth. I also found a fighting tooth that I trimmed off with OB wire. Checked for any microchip and their was none, Gave 2cc CD&t subQ for herd health. He weighed in at 220 pounds. His body score was good but we decided to cut out the grain with the grass hay. He is used as a pet and and has a very good temperam read more...

Monday, June 13, 2016


Glenn & Carolyn Waddell
10675 Chesapeake Drive
Reno, NV 89506
775-830-2992 885-830-2994
sawdust5714@att.net crwaddell@att.net

Sawdust Alpacas are very excited with the purchase of SNOW DIAMOND FELICITY, ARI # 32810820. DOB July 25,2014. She is a gorgeous Rose Grey from Sire ATV ADONNIS and Dam CRESCENT MOON'S FELICA. Both are well established alpacas and their offspring are very much sot after. ADONNIS passed away l read more...