Owning Alpaca livestock
Benefits, Costs, Care and Fleece tips
Learn from our experience raising Alpaca from birth to crafting the luxurious fleece they produce. And what an adventurous experience it has been breeding this gentle, sturdy livestock.
We have been raising this exotic livestock for many years. We started with two bred females. Watching our herd grow has been a delight. We grew our herd and haven't looked back.
Now we have all this knowledge to share and we continue to learn. We wanted to pass this knowledge on to other owners and potential owners so this website was created.
You will discover what it takes to go from pure novice to experienced owners. You will laugh, cry, have scary and exciting moments, should you choose to own one or two...or more.
There is profit potential, and they can change your life for the better.
By sharing our life with this exotic livestock, we hope to help others avoid our mistakes and provide helpful tips to growing happy, healthy animals and using the fiber for hobby crafts or a business.
Owning-Alpaca.com contains the following information:
1. What you need to start alpaca farming
2. How to keep your animals healthy
3. Benefits of owning this livestock
4. Felting, knitting, crocheting, spinning and preparing the fleece
5. What it costs to maintain your herd
6. How to keep your herd safe and protect your alpaca investment
7. Profit potential for an alpaca business
8. And much more.
We will provide you with any information that we find that can help you raise a quality herd. After all, helping others improve their animals helps the industry which helps all other owners and breeders.
So come join our Alpaca Adventure! Browse this site and find out why we love our herd.
- Alpaca Blog
- The Alpaca Blog will keep you up-to-date with additions and changes to the owning-alpaca.com website.
- Alpaca Farm Basics
- Alpaca farm basic start-up equipment and planning.
- Interesting Alpaca Information
- Interesting alpaca information including history, types, risks, diseases, and behavior.
- Alpaca business plan
- An alpaca business plan is important to the success of your farm.
- Care of Alpacas
- The care of alpacas is an important part of an alpaca business. From nutrition to emergency care you need to be prepared to keep your animals healthy for a thriving business.
- Information on Alpacas
- Get great information on alpacas from others tips and stories.
- Raising Alpacas
- Describes an owners experience raising alpacas from birth to adulthood.
- Breeding Alpacas
- Breeding alpacas and problems that can occur in the dam and stud.
- Alpaca Fiber
- Felting alpaca fiber and business ideas.
- Use alpaca wool for felting
- More alpaca wool felting projects. Includes wet felting and needle felting
- 3D Sculptures Gallery
- Gallery of 3D sculptures felted with alpaca fleece
- Alpaca Yarn
- Describes alpaca yarn characteristics and includes projects to make.
- Alpacas - Misc Info
- Miscellaneous Information About Alpacas.
- Favorite Alpaca Books and Other Books Related to Alpaca Fiber.
- Our favorite alpaca books and other books to help you make the most of alpaca fiber.
- Alpaca photos
- Alpaca photos of our herd and a brief introduction to each alpaca we own.
- Unique Alpaca Products
- Unique, handmade alpaca products.
- Alpaca Jewelry
- Unique hand made alpaca jewelry.
- Training Alpacas
- Training Alpacas to lead in 10 steps.
- Alpaca Fiber Processing
- Alpaca fiber processing.
- Contact Us
- Contact us for further alpaca information, questions, or comments.
- Share This Alpaca Site
- Share this alpaca site with friends and family so they can enjoy learning about alpacas and the luxurious fleece they produce.
- Alpaca Sitesearch
- Alpaca Sitesearch allows you to search our site and the world wide web.
- Owning Alpaca site survey
- Fill out a simple 3 question site survey to help us improve our website so we can provide you with information you want to know about.
- Sitemap for owning alpaca website. See all of the pages on this website.