About Charnwood Forest Farm
Welcome to GB Alpaca, one of the UK’s most successful alpaca farms based in Charnwood Forest in the heart of the East Midlands. We are home to over 200 high-quality Huacaya alpacas that have all the right characteristics, traits and genetics and can be used for a variety of reasons be it for their fleece, their breeding capabilities or as pets.
For Chris and our 35 full-time staff, operating a working alpaca farm and dedicating time to raising quality alpacas that are true to their phenotype, can create young cria and produce quality fibres, is our passion. We channel this passion into ensuring that, when you get in touch with us, we’re able to offer you a selection of alpacas to choose from, no matter whether you’re a first-time owner or you’re experienced in looking after these animals. All our alpacas have been bred to a high standard and are fit for purpose, this means you can expect impeccable conformation, good genetics and high-quality fleeces.
This passion and dedication are also backed up by the fact that we are members of the British Alpaca Society, the regulatory body in the UK that not only looks out for the welfare of these animals but also has a pedigree register. You can find all our alpacas on the aforementioned register and that means, when it comes time to purchase these animals, you know that you’re buying from a reputable, serious group of people who have worked to meet a strict code of conduct. The alpacas that we sell are kept to high standards of welfare, with stringent biosecurity measures (including regular voluntary testing) to keep our alpacas free from illnesses such as bovine TB. Our breeding programme is genetic-specific which maximises the healthy birth of high-quality cria.
For more information about our wide range of Huacaya alpacas be sure to get in touch with Chris and the team today by filling out the contact form on this page.
Why Choose Charnwood Forest Alpacas
Just getting started or adding to your herd? Here's our process
From the moment you get in touch with Chris and the team, they’ll be on hand to help, advise and guide you through the process and ensure you feel in control every step of the way.
Whether you’re a beginner or you’re looking to add to your existing herd we’ll make the whole search for your new alpacas straightforward and simple. We first look to find out what your requirements and circumstances are to determine which alpacas would be most suitable for you. Then, we go away and find a selection of alpacas for you to choose from that we think are suitable based on those aforementioned requirements and circumstances.
Once purchased, you are more than welcome to come to our farm and spend a half-day with one of our team who will teach you proper husbandry training. This husbandry training will involve learning how to hold and lead the animal as well knowing what important signs to look out for that may indicate if something is wrong. Or for a fee, we can come to you and teach you on your farm or plot of land. Whichever you choose, you can be sure that your new alpacas will have all their injections administered, toenails will be clipped and they will have confirmed testing for bTB before being collected by you or dropped off by our team.