Each alpaca takes about 45 minutes to shear and, depending on the side of the animal, can produce between 2 and 6 pounds of fiber.
A portion of this year's clippings is to be turned into yarn and rovings at Superior Fibers mill in Edmonds.
The finished materials will be returned to Paca Pride this summer to create products sold in the ranch store.
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