Mary and Clint Roach, owners of Family Jewels Alpacas in Kent, Ohio, and Clint’s father, John Roach, settle cria for reporters to take a closer look. The fiber of these two-week-old alpacas feels soft and fluffy like a teddy bear’s fur. (photo by Shelley Stahl)
Family Jewels Alpacas: A fleecy Ohio gem
Alpacas, a South American farm animal, have turned heads in Kent, Ohio, at Family Jewels Alpacas. While known for their fleece, alpacas are turning up in show rings and in some cases, restaurants.
Sara M. Cieslewicz
Building the Herd
Luxurious Farm Animals
Sky-high standards for Family Jewels
Culling the Herd