The Alpaca Advantage

  • Alpacas are safe, they don’t bite or butt. Even if they did, without incisors, horns, hoofs or claws, little harm can he done.
  • Alpacas are small and easy to handle.

    Urien & Slayde

  • Alpacas are useful: they produce fine and valuable fleece as well as make wonderful pets.
  • Alpacas are intelligent, which makes them pleasant to be around and easy to train.
  • Alpacas are beautiful; they come in over 22 colors, and are clean and pleasant to be near.
  • Alpacas do not require butchering in order to be profitable.
  • Alpacas do not require special shelter or care.
  • Alpacas are considered disease-resistant animals, which lowers insurance and veterinarian costs.
  • Alpacas are adaptable to varied habitat, successfully being raised from Australia to Alaska and from 15,000 feet to sea level.
  • Alpacas are rare outside of South America and cannot be mass-produced.
  • Alpacas require minimal fencing.

    JuJu Pronking 04-08

  • Alpacas can be pastured at 5-10 per acre.
  • Alpacas are easy to transport, which allows them to be traded across the country or around the world.
  • Alpacas have a relatively long and trouble-free reproductive life span.
  • Alpacas can be insured against loss.