How I Got Into Alpacas: The short answer: I’ve always wanted to be a farmer as far back as I can remember. When I was 5 years out from retiring from the Air Force, I bought a cute little 5-acre farm. After only a couple months on the farm, I was browsing through a magazine and saw alpacas. I ended up visiting a few farms, fell in love, and ended up with a couple of alpacas and a llama late that same year. Over the years I have “collected” more alpacas and some have had babies. Here we are today with about 40 alpacas and llamas on the farm.
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Curious about our alpacas? Here are the top 5 questions we receive from visitors to the farm:
1. What is the difference between alpacas and llamas?
2. How often do you shear alpacas?
3. How long do alpacas live?
4. Do alpacas spit?
5. What do alpacas eat?
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