Sold! Did you get a good deal at Norfolk’s first alpaca auction?

Eastern Daily Press       
By: Steve Shaw
Photo: Courtesy of AzSu Alpacas

Photo Caption: The auction at AzSu Alpacas.

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For £2,300 you could afford a month’s rent in one of London’s exclusive apartments in Chelsea, a balcony stateroom on a transatlantic crossing on the prestigious Queen Mary 2 ocean liner - or it could buy you a three year old female alpaca.

Almost 250 people attended Norfolk’s first ever alpaca auction which saw more than 100 animals go under the hammer.

It took place on Sunday at the AzSu Alpacas farm in Letton, near Dereham, and the highest price sale was for a three year old brown female who sold for £2,300.

The second highest sale was a five year old black female, who went for £1,700. Overall, 10 alpacas made prices of £800 and more.

Farm Manager Nikki Lenk, said: “Never having held an auction before we really didn’t know what to expect. In the event we could not have asked for more with an excellent turnout and around 90pc of animals sold, including three llamas.

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