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Financials of Owning Alpacas - Sugarloaf Alpaca Company ...


Breeding alpacas offers an excellent opportunity to create a profitable business. ... It is important to recognize that alpaca ownership has inherent risks, as do all ...

Alpacas: Basic Information - Alpacas By The Sea


In particular, alpaca fiber is in high demand in Britain, Europe and Japan for its fineness and silky ... These risks are sometimes unavoidable and unexpected.

Alpaca Basics – Copper Star Alpaca Farm


Feb 14, 2015 ... Raising Alpacas for profit, pleasure and/or competitive showing has, ... It is important to recognize that alpaca ownership has inherent risks, ...

Fears alpacas could spread bovine TB | Environment | The Guardian


May 14, 2012 ... But an owner has warned that many alpaca keepers are in denial about the risk of bovine TB after she caught the potentially fatal disease from ...

Outstanding Dreams Farm: A Maryland Alpaca Farm: Alpacas as a ...


Home Outstanding Dreams Farm: A Maryland Alpaca Farm: Alpacas as a ... raising alpacas just as there are in any business, but the benefits out weigh the risks.

Alpacas - Farm Biosecurity


As an alpaca owner, the best way to protect yourself from biosecurity risks is to keep diseases, pests and weeds off your property. Q-Alpaca and AlpacaMAP are  ...

Who Buys Alpacas? – Maple View Farm Alpacas - Breeders of High ...


Alpaca breeders come from many walks of life. ... It is important to recognize that alpaca ownership has inherent risks as do all livestock and financial assets.

Health and Welfare - The Alpaca Place


It is worth pointing out that health issues that have been identified as risks to alpacas are common to all traditional livestock species. Alpacas may be viewed as ...

Shearing - The Alpaca Place


Shearing is important as an animal welfare issue as alpacas do not shed their fleece. ... on the part of the animal creates risk of injury from the shearing blades.

Alpacas — Handling - Animals in Schools


Handling. Fences, gateways, gates and all facilities used to handle alpacas must be constructed and maintained to reduce the risk of injury.

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ATTRA; Llama and Alpaca Farming


The llama and alpaca have been domesticated in South America for many centuries. ... considered a high-risk enterprise by banks and other agencies. A large ...

Maranatha Alpaca Farm: Home


We are here to help you discover your perfect alpaca. ... at this agritourism location if such injury or death results from the inherent risks of the agritourism activity.

Heat Stress in Alpacas - Gateway Alpacas


The combination of temperature and humidity puts alpacas at risk for heat stress. A temperature which is usually not a problem can be hard on alpacas if the ...