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  • Alpaca & Camelid Facts

    Origins Alpacas are a South American native and a member of the camelid family, the largest percentage coming from Peru and Chile. They are cousins to camels, llamas, vicunas and guanacos Alpacas have been valued for their soft luxurious fleeces for generations – indeed their fleece has been called “the fibre of the gods”. Alpaca Read more…

  • Selecting an Alpaca

    There are alpacas to suit everyone. Whether you want pets or a hobby, or plan to invest in a business as an alpaca farmer, sourcing an alpaca is as close as clicking the “contact us” button. However we do need to know which of the above is your preferred option. Whatever you choose, bear in Read more…

  • Paca Profiles

    Learn about the more well known Studs in the Alpaca world by reading our mini profiles below

  • Why buy Alpacas

    The longer we are involved with alpacas the more obvious it is becoming that alpacas are the smart lifestyle choice. A pair of wethers (geldings, castrated males) can be kept on as little as half an acre (.2 hectare) and are capable of thriving on much rougher forage than sheep or cattle – and are Read more…

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is the difference between alpacas and llamas? Llamas are much bigger than alpacas, and have “banana” shaped ears. They are primarily used as a pack animal. An alpaca is principally used for fleece production, they are not suitable physically or temperamentally for freight carriage. They have a much better fleece quality than llamas, with Read more…