Fleece News for Growers

AAFL Fleece Purchasing Prices for 2011 / 2012

AAFL Fleece Purchasing Prices for 2011 / 2012

Fleece Handling Manual: Revised October 2010

Because selective breeding and recording has only been effective for a few generations, modern day alpacas show a wide variety of fleece types and characteristics. Because of this variation, great care is required at all stages of the fleece handling chain, especially at shearing and pre-classing, to maximise the potential of this unique fibre.
Fleece Handling Manual: Revised October 2010

Fleece Freight Offer

For the coming shearing season AAFL is pleased to announce that we will now pay for the transport to Melbourne of all pressed grower bales sent to AAFL.
Fleece Freight Offer

Growers MOU

Because of the growing demand for Australian alpaca fleece, AAFL would like to ensure a regular and reliable supply of fleece to allow us to meet the demands of our customers...
Growers MOU

Australian Alpaca Fleece Industry

This article details the current situation for AAFL and the Australian fleece industry.
Australian Alpaca Fleece Industry

14 Workshops in 14 months

This article explains AAFL's efforts to improve grower knowledge of fleece handling.
14 Workshops in 14 months

Organic Fibre Project - Update

Earlier in the year AAFL circulated a survey regarding the production of organic alpaca fibre within Australia. This was done because of the huge potential AAFL believes finished Australian alpaca products have on the organic market...
Organic Fibre Project - Update

Organic Alpaca Fibre Information

With the growing trend towards sustainable living and specifically agricultural production, it is no surprise that Organic farming is currently the fastest growing sector in the agriculture industry...
Organic Alpaca Fibre Information

Newsletter Library

Past issues of the regular news letters issued by AAFL.
Newsletter Library