WELCOME TO MOURNE ALPACAS

Nestled at the foot of Slieve Croob, we have a beautiful large pedigree Alpaca herd, with prize winning US and Australian bloodlines and outstanding genetics in our breeding females and superb studs.

MOURNE ALPACAS is a family handled herd. We are obsessed with alpacas since 2001 and continue to learn and improve our bloodlines and knowledge every day, being fascinated with the whole concept of Field to Fashion, sprinkled with fact-based learning.

Come and visit us, meet our family who have the privilege of owning and managing a fabulous very large all-pedigree herd. We have 4 children, who have grown up with alpacas as playmates, and who are all hands on with the husbandry and halter training of all of our alpacas.

Here at Mourne Alpacas, we have every colour of alpaca recognised in the official colour chart, from dazzling whites through fawns, browns, rose and all shades of grey to jet and blue-black stunning girls and boys, with amazing crimp and very fine micron counts.

Our herd owner, Dr Michelle Dunniece is a British Alpaca Society accredited trainer, and we offer certified training courses on our farm,with the launch of our very busy Training Schedule for 2022, including the first ever Alpacas in Therapeutic Settings professional certified course,  and our Mourne Alpacas webinar series™ on a regular basis.

March 2022
Mourne Alpacas - Alpaca Academy™ Training courses now released!

Delivered on our farm by our professional and BAS affiliate training officer!

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So Why Do We Own Alpacas?

For so many very simple reasons: The alpacas slow us down and point the way to simple things that make us smile. They are gentle with our children. They live with us in harmony. Once in a while we are asked by one of our females to help her give birth and maybe nurse the cria for a few days until Mother Nature brings them both together, starting life’s cycle over again. We really can’t imagine a better way to spend our time as a family

If you don’t own an alpaca, ask the question, “Why?” from someone who does. When you bring your first alpacas home you’ll have your own reasons for caring for them which will add to the magic that alpacas create, that we enjoy every day here at Mourne Alpacas – 4 children,  alpacas, all living together and sharing a magical space.

Recent News From Mourne Alpacas

Mourne Alpacas Alpaca Academy ™
Mourne Alpacas Alpaca Academy ™

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Mourne Alpacas Alpaca Academy – Training Schedule 2022

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2 days ago

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MOURNE ALPACAS ACADEMY™ SUMMER SCHEDULE CONTINUES:

Health, Husbandry & Haltering for a Healthy Herd.
Saturday 18th June 10am
This course will introduce the new or learning owner to the fundamentals of alpaca husbandry, detailing an annual schedule for optimum herd health. Incorporating handling and herding, and focusing on practical health and parasite control, this combined theory and hands-on day will incorporate the British Alpaca Society Training Modules 1 –5 delivered by our BAS affiliate certified trainer.
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Saturday 17th September 10am
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2 days ago

Mourne Alpacas

MOURNE ALPACAS ACADEMY™ SUMMER SCHEDULE CONTINUES:

Health, Husbandry & Haltering for a Healthy Herd.
Saturday 18th June 10am
This course will introduce the new or learning owner to the fundamentals of alpaca husbandry, detailing an annual schedule for optimum herd health. Incorporating handling and herding, and focusing on practical health and parasite control, this combined theory and hands-on day will incorporate the British Alpaca Society Training Modules 1 –5 delivered by our BAS affiliate certified trainer.

For booking please click: buy.stripe.com/eVaeYQ9uYa4W5he3ce

Places are almost filled -
another session
Saturday 17th September 10am
For booking please click:
buy.stripe.com/dR63g89uY4KC7pm003

Our courses are booking up throughout the season - for all courses available and booking links, please head to our website mournealpacas.com/training/
for full details and updates of additional dates!
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7 days ago

Mourne Alpacas

Thinking of Alpacas? Hands on Session to Help You Decide.

Sessions available MAY 2022 - when our crias are due to be birthed!

A fun, up close encounter with alpacas, to give the potential new owner the opportunity to ask all those questions that are important when thinking about adding alpacas to your family!
No question is a silly one, and after more than 10 years exhibiting at Balmoral, we have heard a lot of questions! Take the chance to get close, and see how alpacas will compliment your lifestyle and be easy to care for, or how they might be that lifestyle or business diversification you are thinking about!

Sessions available:
Sat 21st May 1.30pm to 3.30pm Mourne Alpacas farm, Dromara
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Sat 21st May 4.30pm to 6.30pm Mourne Alpacas Farm, Dromara
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