1. Alpacas are not Llamas.
2. The opportunity for + $ flow if you raise alpacas is > than if you raise rabbits.
That is the first thing I learned. Alpacas are classified as camelids with Llamas and camels.
Ok I'll buy that. Llamas are twice as big as an alpaca. Alpacas are bred for fiber and meat.
Llamas for pack animals and meat. There are two types of alpacas, Huacaya and Suri.
close up of the Suri 's fleece
spun into fiber to make this...
$100.00, it was so soft.
Alpacas come in various shapes and sizes...as well as 20 natural colors.
They can spit...like their cousin the camel.
The have HUGE dark eyes.
Alpacas produce 4 pounds of fiber per year per adult .
these are Huacaya alpacas
Alpacas can be house trained!?! Humm, they are kind of cute....