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Summer’s arrived and we’re still waiting for the monsoons to provide relief from the heat. While shearing certainly helps, the alpacas don’t mind having their legs and bellies sprayed with nice cool water. In fact the first few times we spray them each summer, they all rush to be first […]

Time to Cool Off


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Last week was shearing week. We’ve always said that shearing is the most traumatic thing we do on the farm, both for owners and alpacas. Preparation for shearing at Hollywick Farms began several weeks earlier as we started the annual barn cleaning to make room for shearing. As the date […]

Shearing 2016



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Welcome to our new Hollywick Farms website! It’s spring in New Mexico and a time of renewal. The weather is constantly changing. It’s hot, it’s cold, it’s calm, it’s windy from one minute to the next. The alpacas are in nearly full fleece, so they are not ready for the hot (mid-70’s) […]

Welcome to Our New Website


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We’re now gearing up for the 2016 East Mountain Fiber Farm & Studio Tour. This year, the Tour will be held June 11th & 12th from 10am to 4pm. That’s a departure from the normal “weekend after labor day” as we wanted to avoid conflicts with some popular fiber events […]

East Mountain Fiber Tour 2016



New alpaca sock yarn just in from the mill!
We started off the fall season by bringing Sunset Hills Zathura, multiple champion in both halter and fleece, to our farm and breeding her to Xanadu P Mistral from Sundancer Alpacas. We expect a beautiful fall cria!                     We’re also excited […]

Zathura joins us for the winter and NEW sock yarn!