Going After Some Vitamin D

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It is early January 2017 and our alpaca focus has shifted into full-throttle winter mode.  Since Foggy Bottom Ranch Alpacas is located north of the notch in New Hampshire it can be a challenge getting the animals to want to … Read More


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Since we have been receiving calls for our alpaca products for the last week or so I decided to let everyone know that we do have many of our items in stock and ready to ship in plenty of time … Read More


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Kathy has finally finished her masterpiece.  It is absolutely stunning.  She started construction on our new boy barn way back at the beginning of July.  Not only did she build the barn but she did it without any plans or … Read More

Going Out On A Limb Here…

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We were officially notified that on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. the episode of Chronicle that includes a visit to Foggy Bottom Ranch Alpacas will air on WMUR television.  New Hampshire Chronicle is a nightly magazine program about … Read More

2015 Fiber Harvest

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Our annual crop of alpaca fiber has been harvested and is in brown paper and plastic bags waiting to be skirted for the mills!  What a fabulous day we had on Monday when our herd of 19 alpacas had their … Read More

Acting Careers? I Think Not

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When we first started our business, Foggy Bottom Ranch Alpacas, LLC, Kathy and I immediately joined a local organization called Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN).  WREN serves as a national model for rural economic and community development by assisting and … Read More

Honor, the one-eyed alpaca

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FBR Honor Before we tell you about our alpaca that lost an eye let me give you the excuses for not posting any new blog entries this winter.  Here’s the list:  Kathy’s mom has had medical issues and now lives with … Read More

We Enthusiastically Announce

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the end of the 2014 birthing season at Foggy Bottom Ranch Alpacas!  It certainly has been a very long and dramatic one to say the least. We started with Autumn Leaves Angus arriving on July 19.  His story can be found … Read More

The Story of Angus

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Autumn Leaves Angus was born on Saturday, July 19.  By the next day he had sadly become an orphan.  His mom, Alibi, died unexpectedly following complications from the delivery.  Our wonderful friends at Snowshoe Farm offered us the opportunity to … Read More

Life and Death on a Farm

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This is a very difficult post to write but I am going to force myself to do it. On Saturday morning, July 19, on day 350 of her pregnancy, Alibi uneventfully gave birth to her second healthy male cria.  About … Read More

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