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Sire Southview Amos. Dam Spinney farm Maritia.
Suzy was born in July 2016 
when she came to us she was very shy she would not eat any solid food and certainly was not curious about people, we found that she would not eat solid food and nothing we tried would make her change her mind on that. when we weaned her from Maritia she sat all day by the fence it was truly heart breaking. Infact after two days i gave in and let them back together, left them for another month before being strong enough to separate them again. now weaned she is still inseparable from her mum, you will always see them in the field together. As for food, she now will eat anything from the hand or the field, it was just a matter of time for her.
Suzy is a very confident walker on the lead, she is happy to follow. She is willing to be stroked and cuddled but keep away from her backend she will kick. Suzy take everything pretty much in her stride, she is a brilliant character for the herd,
she won’t stand for what she does not like.


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About Commonside Alpacas

Commonside Alpacas is born from the love of these amazing animals, and what started as a hobby has evolved into a full time business.

Once you start with alpacas you very quickly get bitten by the bug and before long you realise you are not alone, everyone loving nothing better than talking about their animals.

Commonside Alpacas is based in Barlow (once an old mining town) near to the Peak District between Chesterfield and Sheffield at the family home Wellspring Farm, with 40 acres of land and breath taking views over to Owlerbar and Holmesfield.

Commonside Alpacas is run by Carol with help from her youngest daughter Georgina and her husband Mark.

If you want to know more about alpacas then get in touch.

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