Welcome to Longnecker's Alpaca Ranch in beautiful
Lake Stevens, Washington where our ranch is always open to visitors.
We love to educate & share our Alpaca herd of 37 with 6 being last years cria, and with six more coming this year. our first three cria this year are due the first week of July, a must see, as you will fall in Love...
This year has been a busy year with the six cria born last year are now called "juveniles" that are now a year old. Halter training them, is fun & can be challenging. They need this training so they can go to a few shows this spring and walk on a lead ropes around the farm and other events, as well as be handled with ease dailey.
Yoda, Queen Amadila, Ms. Betty White, Marilyn Monroe, Ms Independence & Cristal Champagne all were born last spring & summer. They started their show careers, in California at Alpaca Odyssey, then to Alpacapalooza in WA, PNAA in Pasco WA & ending at CABA in Portland OR. They all did very well! lots of ribbons to add to their portfolios.
This weekend June 1,2,8 & 9 2013 we will be shearing their fiber, and invite the public for viewing, or a hands on experience.
You will also have the option to buy the raw fiber, and have your own yarn made from that Animal. To be ready for your own handmade gifts in time for the holidays.
Again this June you will see some of the alpacas in the Marysville Parade!
July will be baby cria's being born on the farm & breeding season.
We will be breeding eight of our females to herdsires this year at some of our fellow alpaca farms. Alpacas de la Patagonia, Liberty alpacas, The alpaca Group, Casa De Arboles, Alpaca Adventures, Alpacas of Misty Ridge, and Stellar Alpacas. I'm already excited for next years cria, but have to wait 11.5 months... stay tuned for these Blue & Purple Ribbon Winners.
August we will be at The Marysville Homegrown Festival & At the Evergreen State Fair, in Monroe WA. We hope to meet you at one of our events this summer.
or stop by the Farm, and check out all the these amazing animals.
Our processed alpaca fiber includes yarn, roving, fabric, felted, rugs, doll hair, knitted & crochet products. socks.
We started feeding Barley Fodder last fall to all the alpacas, come check out the room, and how it is cutting our hay bill expense, while providing a high protein supplement.
Visit the farm store page to see some of the beautiful products created at the farm & by other artisans in snohomish county.
Our visitors have become friends & alpaca owners. Our breeding program includes alpacas with champion ancestry bloodlines, & luxurious fleece all of which is a 100% natural fiber, that is like no other animal fiber.