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 and our Mourne Alpacas webinar series™ on a regular basis.

New Mourne Alpacas Webinar™ Series for 2020

Mourne Alpaca Webinar SERIES 2 – LAUNCHED NOW!

OCT 28, 8pm GMT: Preparing your alpacas for winter – a vet’s guide.

Presenter: DR AMI SAWRAN BVSC PhD MRCVS, Westpoint Farm Vets, UK.


NOV 4, 8pm GMT: Improving reproductive efficiency of your alpaca herd.

Presenter: DR JANE VAUGHAN, CriaGenesis, Australia.


NOV 11, 8pm GMT: Fleece – preparation and skirting process.

Presenter: EMMA TAYLOR, East Anglia Mill, UK.


NOV 18, 8pm GMT: Getting to Neutral – Camelid Dynamics for alpaca handling.

Presenter: MARTY MAGEE BENNETT, CameliDynamics, USA


NOV 25, 8pm GMT: Is She Or Isn’t She? Applying the Preg Tone Pregnancy Detector.

Presenter: JOANNE BRIDGE Hilly Ridge Alpacas, UK.


DEC 2, 8pm GMT: Practical Alpaca Nutrition.

Presenter: DR JANE VAUGHAN, CriaGenesis, Australia.




Everyone benefits from evidence based practices informed by professional research.

Mourne Alpacas Academy – leading the way in training and research.

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.

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We are delighted to release our SERIES 2 Mourne Alpacas Webinars.
A truly international, almost all-female cast of professional presenters - and a fantastic series of subjects.
We have some of the stellar alpaca vets, specialists and leading researchers in the alpaca community worldwide joining us for this series. Reserve your Wednesday evenings from 28th Oct until 2nd December, for excellent alpaca learning with international perspectives!
Join us in our latest digital learning packages!
Book now in £ Stg on mournealpacas.com/webinar-details/

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Mourne Alpacas WEBINAR SERIES 2 - releasing October 2020 - email training@mournealpacas.com for updates and news! — at Mourne Alpacas ...

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