Colin Ottery

Alpaca shearing with the personal touch

Having worked with animals all of my working life, I started shearing alpacas in 2005 and regularly assist on alpaca shearing training courses.

Over the years, I’ve developed my own technique and continue to work on improving and honing my skills. I believe alpaca shearing is all about technique and being in tune with the animal. Unlike many commercial shearers, I work alone and strive to create a calm shearing experience for the animal and owner!

My shearing ‘patch’ ranges from Lands End to Birmingham and France and includes many alpaca breeders.

I am also able to carry out ultrasound scanning for pregnancy in alpaca, out of the shearing season.

A friendly and professional alpaca shearing service with competitive rates.

Tel: 01884 38782 or 07773 440354   Email:

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