Alpacas are mainly the members of the camelid family and their life span longevity approximately ranges from 20 to 25 years and they could be attributed to their high disease resistance activity. The average height of an alpaca ranges between 34' to 38' withers and weighs approximately raise to 100 to 175 lbs. Alpaca primarily eats approximately two square bales twice a month. They are the oldest domesticated animal selectively bred for quality fibre and their gestation period averages 11.5 months giving one offspring called a cria per year. They can be bred any time of the year mainly females breed at 14 to 24 months’ time period. Alpacas are amazingly smart and alert animals which quickly learn to halter for show promotion and general entertainment. They are extremely clean, relatively odorless and use a common community dung area.
Alpacas are easy to rise and feed can be handled by anyone and are gentle with children. Alpacas are extremely hard and adaptable to varied climates and different temperature conditions. The main Purpose is to create a friendly environment for small or large producers with equal opportunities in today's ever changing market growth. The Membership benefits mainly include: reduced rates on seminars and workshops and also reduced consignment fees on all annual meetings, free website advertising for breeders, and farm promotion through friendly ALPACA advertising.Read More»