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Alpacas of Somerset Farm


Dianna and Jack Jordan
8226 Stoney Creek RdSomerset, CA 95684

Sunday, May 15, 2016

What Is The "Alpaca Lifestyle?"

Most alpaca owners have heard the phrase “Alpaca Lifestyle.” I recently asked a friend “what does the Alpaca Lifestyle mean to you?” That got me thinking…what does it mean to me?

Living with alpacas has enhanced my enjoyment and appreciation of the lifestyle we embraced nearly 38 years ago. It was then that we left Southern California and moved to the quaint town of Fair Play in Southern El Dorado County. We still live in the same house on seven acres in the same community. Instea read more...

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Chaccuna, The Grand Dam of Alpacas of Somerset Farm

And she is cute too!

And she is cute too!

As I not so patiently wait for the birth of Chaccuna's cria I find myself thinking about how this amazing female rose to the status of the Grand Dam of Alpacas of Somerset Farm. Setting aside her age (she was born 9/20/2001) and her obvious "presence in the field" there are many factors critical to this solid foundation female.

She has solid foundation genetics. Her sire was 5Peruvian Chaccu known for many solid attributes not the least of which was his density. Add to that she i read more...
344 days pregnant

344 days pregnant