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Read the latest alpaca news from Silkie’s Farm!

Time to Regroup

Time to Regroup

As the year winds down, so do we here on the farm.  Much needed family time is in order.  We clean up, organize, strategize for the coming year and so on.  Our store and visitation hours are limited and by appointment only.  We do plan to have a Store-wide Sale in January but we’re watching […]

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Holiday Gnome – Felting with Farren

Holiday Gnome – Felting with Farren

Sunday, December 5th, 2021 1pm to 4pm Register Here Gnomes keep the whimsy alive in your home.  We recommend having at least one gnome around for every season.  These classes are so fun.  Come stab fiber, learn something new, meet other people and enjoy a day on the farm.  Please register in advance for this […]

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Holiday Shopping!!

Holiday Shopping!!

Yes… it’s here – believe it or not!  I believe!!  We have a TON of beautiful sweaters, wraps, ruanas, shawls, fingerless gloves, hats, socks, bed blankets and more!!  We are open 10 to 2 every Saturday and 1 to 4 every Sunday until the end of the year.  Shop here in our cozy space or […]

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Visit from Maris Grove

Visit from Maris Grove

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Spring Cria 2021 Have Arrived!!

Spring Cria 2021 Have Arrived!!

Last year as COVID was closing in I think we got a little anxious to begin breeding. If you recall, the weather was very mild and we didn’t breed at all the year before. Fast forward a standard alpaca gestation and here we are with much colder, normal temperatures for this time of year and […]

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Alpaca Rugs!

Alpaca Rugs!

Beautiful.  Durable.  Warm.  Decorative.  Alpaca rugs are now available in our store.  They are one of a kind so it’s hard to keep them in inventory – a lot like our yarn.  If you have an interest in our alpaca rugs …. or saddle blankets … please give us a call.

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Squirt

Squirt

If you’re ever walking by Silkie’s Farm in the summertime, be sure to look for our African spurred tortoise named Squirt.  He is also known as a sulcata tortoise.  He is estimated to be about 16 years old now and full of love!  He is a very social guy and can really make his way […]

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Shearing Day!

Shearing Day!

So happy to say that another shearing day is literally ‘in the bag’!  This year we sheared 15 alpacas and a llama.  Their fleece is safely noodled and tucked away until we can get back to it this summer to sort and skirt it all.  Shearing is a much anticipated event with all hands on […]

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Friendly Blog by Carol Verhake!!

I hope you’ll enjoy reading this blog written by Carol Verhake of Lasting Landscapes a landscape design firm in Chester County.  http://lastinglandscapesbycarol.com/2019/02/friends-helping-friends/?fbclid=IwAR0ghq15KZJ9FjeOFGa9uDEqGOS2ecaAZv8QR5CFe93euwuTYeU81O4JOLs

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