About Alpacas

Alpacas provide one of the most luxurious fibers in the world

Alpaca fiber comes in at least 22 different natural colors

Alpacas are cousins to the llama

Alpacas only need to be shorn once a year

Alpacas do fine on a small acreage and are very gentle on the land

Alpacas thrive in most climates

Alpacas are easy to handle and manage

Alpacas provide interesting livestock diversification for North American farmers

Alpacas generally have one cria (baby alpaca) each year.

Alpacas are curious and gentle

One alpaca eats approximately one bale of hay every 2 weeks

Alpacas are herd animals and should always be kept with other alpacas