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Why Alpacas are the Livestock of Choice
~ They take very little land to raise - An acre can support 5-10 alpacas.
~ Minimal housing and fencing is needed.
~ The gentle, low-maintenance animals are great for kids or retirees.
~ Alpacas are alert, intelligent, curious, and predictable.
~ Minimal veterinary care is required.
~ Babies (cria) are usually born without help between 10 am and 2 pm.
~ They create community dung piles which makes clean up easy and controls parasites.
~ They are relatively disease free.
~ There are multiple options for business opportunities - breeding, boarding, fiber.
~ Alpacas may be fully deductible as farm assets if actively pursued as a business.
"Okay," You Say, "So What's an Alpaca?"
Today, most of the world's alpaca population is still found in South America. However, North American
The alpaca's unique appeal is obvious at first glance. Relatively small, with an average weight between
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