Alpacas 101

What are Alpacas?

Alpacas are a very eco-friendly farm animal. They are primarily raised for their fleece, also called fiber, the same way as sheep. Alpacas produce the most sustainable and ethical wool of wool you can find.  Their fleece is hypoallergenic, water and odor repellent, and soft not scratchy like sheep wool.  These qualities make their fiber […]

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Suri Associations

The North American Suri Alpaca Industry began over 30 years ago with the first importation of Suri alpacas from South America. The Midwest Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association is the “alpaca place” to be in the Midwest! Proud Member of the AOA! Their mission is to serve all Alpaca Owners Association members to facilitate their […]

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Ten Reasons to Raise Suri Alpacas

1.) The Suri Alpaca is rare: It is estimated that the worldwide suri alpaca population is only around 100,000—less than 10% of the total worldwide population of alpacas. In the U.S., there are currently 32,000 registered Suri Alpacas. 24% This represents about 24% of the total U.S. population Suri fiber is second only to the […]

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Fleece quality will form the foundation of the future.