Angel Fleece Alpaca Farm

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About Us

Let Us introduce ourselves. We are Karen and Roger Dunn of Angel Fleece Alpaca Farm, and our farm coordinator Juan . We want to thank you for continuing to check us out, and for visiting another page of our website.

After raising cattle and horses for about 12 years, we decided to take our farm in a different direction. We knew we still wanted to raise some type of livestock, one that would be easy to manage, and gentler users of the land than previously, and so began our search.

It took us about 1½ years of research during which time we heard about alpacas, and after reading, farm visits, and attending the North American Livestock show, we learned alpacas were right for us, fit our farm needs, and also offered a great tax advantage. We then bought our first two alpacas (bred females), and that began our herd in 2001, which today is now approaching 80 alpacas.

Roger, and myself are all animal lovers and find the alpaca lifestyle to be very rewarding. Every alpaca on the farm has its own individual personality and uniqueness, which can be very entertaining, and brings a little smile to your face as you interact with them each day. When you have crias being born on your farm the anticipation is answered with this new little boy or girl, and you get so excited, with such a feeling of happiness, you know how lucky you are to be a part of this industry. To let you know a little more about us please read on:

Roger and I, both have business degrees from the University of Kentucky, and have that knowledge to share with you, as well as our practical experience.

Roger Dunn - Previous owner of a successful food service sales agency for 30 years, Roger has sound business experience that he can share with future breeders, as it pertains to the alpaca industry.

Roger has attended several AOBA and AOA conferences and seminars. He has attended several herd health and management seminars given by Dr. Norm Evans. He has attended seminars on marketing and nutrition, and alpaca fiber technology by Ruth Elvestad and continues to learn more about alpacas through publications and seminars that are offered.

Karen Dunn
- My work outside the alpaca industry has been with Roger in the food service sales agency, managing the inside daily responsibilities for over 30 years moving to full time alpaca breeding in 2010. I work very hands on with our alpacas with shots, vaccinations, toenails, birthing, and breeding.

I have attended Marty McGee workshops, Dr. Norm Evans herd health, nutrition and herd management seminars, and neonatal clinics by Dr. Toni Cotton, and Dr. Long, and other educational seminars, including Alpaca Fiber Technology by Ruth Elvestad. I also have attended several AOBA and AOA Conferences, and seminars. I served as Kentucky Alpaca Association Treasurer, President, and Board of Directors Of National Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association

We are members of AOA, and our local AOA affiliate KAA and Southeast Alpaca Association.  We attend shows and have placed, with 1st, 2nd 3rd, etc. and also have won Color Champions and Reserve Champions. We hope that you will complete our contact page so that we may send you more information, or set up a farm visit, so we can show you our alpacas and help you get started in this great industry. We hope to earn your business through solid quality alpacas, excellent customer service, education, dedication, and after sales support. Thank you for your time.
  

Updated April 14, 2015