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Alpacas Magazine...

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Every year AOA sponsors an alpaca fashion Student Design Competition where students from schools throughout North America compete.

Alpacas All Around

Welcome to Alpacas All Around, located in the beautiful foothills of Loomis California! … Read More...

Liberty Alpacas

Liberty Alpacas started raising alpacas in 2007 and we haven't looked back! We jumped right in, became very involved in showing our first season, and joined our local association. … Read More...

A Goode View Alpaca Farm

A Goode View Alpaca Farm is our nook in the country. We are city folks! Yo! South Philly…Yo! Adrian…Yeah, that type. … Read More...

LondonDairy Alpacas

Alpacas? Why not? We were attracted to them because we enjoy caring for some type of animal. ... Read More...

Oak Lawn Alpacas, LLC

It is amazing how seeing these incredible animals once, can start you down an unforgettable journey. … Read More...

Alpaca Magic USA

In 1996, Jean Riley was looking for an animal to add to her menagerie that might add income to her farm. … Read More...

Double 'O' Good Alpacas

Barbara purchased her first alpacas in 1988 and has not looked back. … Read More...

Long Hollow Alpacas

It all started because my poor husband spent hours and hours mowing our five acre tract. We just had to do something! Then we saw a piece on Animal Planet about alpacas. … Read More...

Tierra Prometida Alpacas

I LOVE the alpaca industry! Over the past 15 years my family has had the opportunity to grow up learning to nurture these amazing animals. … Read More...

Cas-Cad-Nac Farm, LLC

We started Cas-Cad-Nac Farm some 16 years ago at the same time that we were starting our family. … Read More...

Xanadu Farm Alpacas

20 years ago I decided to retire from my successful law practice and to choose an entirely different second career. ... Read More...

Alpacas at Marquam Hill Ranch

Ten years ago, I saw a huggable white baby alpaca in the newspaper advertising, an alpaca show that weekend. … Read More...

J Creek Ranch LLC

Wanting a change of pace, we sought out property in Montana and the Pacific Northwest. … Read More...

Foster's Trail & Alpaca Farm

After moving to a rural property to get away from growth, traffic and urban sprawl, we wanted to start a business on our land that would be profitable and enjoyable. … Read More...

Alpacas of the Heartland LLC

We originally joined the alpaca industry because we took one look at the cute, adorable face of an alpaca and instantly fell in love. … Read More...

Golden Spirit Alpaca Ranch

Sustainable, growing opportunity is what we envisioned in the alpaca business — and those descriptors continue to guide our vision for the future. … Read More...

M and M Alpaca Farm of NC, LLC

M & M Alpaca Farm of North Carolina is a family owned and operated farm in Pittsboro, NC. … Read More...

Spring Grove Alpaca Ranch

Who would've thought we'd be here where we are now? … Read More...

Kendall Creek Farms, LLC

Ah, the summer of 1997, we will never forget the first time that we gazed with curiosity at an alpaca. … Read More...

Skyline Alpacas

As both a weaver and knitter, fiber and textiles have been a part of my life for over 30 years. The search for quality yarns drew me to an interest in raising fiber-producing animals. … Read More...

Irish Meadows Alpaca Farm

The recipe for our success? Start with an outstanding foundation herd, and add excellent customer service. … Read More...

Big Timber Alpacas, LLC

We fell in love with alpacas and their fine, luxurious fiber at an Oregon fiber festival and, after researching the industry, launched our business venture. … Read More...

Greenbriar Farm — MAM Consulting Associates, Inc

Participation in developing a true black line of huacaya, the alpaca community, alpaca shows, sharing our farm, alpacas and our lifestyle, processing fleece into products, … Read More...

Virginia Alpaca Farm & Breeding Co.

Virginia Alpaca Farm and Breeding Co., was born from a love of animals and desire to develop a successful and nationally respected Alpaca breeding program. ... Read More...

Alpacas Magazine

Alpacas Magazine

The industry's quarterly magazine about all things alpaca.

UPCOMING SHOWS
Mar 6 - 7, 2015
Lexington, VA
Mar 7 - 8, 2015
Sevierville, TN
Mar 13 - 15, 2015
Grand Island, NE
Upcoming Member Events
Mar 7 - 7, 2015
Hudsonville, MI
Mar 21 - 21, 2015
Springfield, OH
Apr 10 - 12, 2015
Dixon, CA

National Alpaca Farm Day

March 12-15, 2015  —  Fonner Park, Nebraska State Fair Grounds  —  Grand Island, Nebraska

Join us for the 2015 AOA National Alpaca Show & Auction in March 2015. It is going to be a spectacular event ecompassing hundreds of alpacas at the show, educational seminars about owning and breeding alpacas, the national auction, alpaca product vendors, and much more! Visit www.AlpacaNationals.com for more details!

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AlpacaGram 2.22 — Herdsires in Top 50 EPDs Available for Stud

AOA is pleased to be able to offer breedings to 18 different sires in this year's online herdsire breeding auction. Each of these sires is listed in the top 50 sires for average fiber diameter EPDs.

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AlpacaGram 2.21 — AOA National Show Health Requirements

There have been some questions about the health requirements for the national show recently and I wanted to address them.

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AlpacaGram 2.20 — Get Involved — AOA Student Design Competition

The 12th AOA Student Competition with the theme “Alpaca the Earth Friendly Fiber” promises to be another resounding success! We are expecting over 100 entries from at least 20 colleges and universities by the April 15, 2015 deadline.

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February 18, 2015

Have you ever stopped to think about how things might be different if you never existed? What would be different? What effect has your life had on this world and the people around you? Sure...obviously your family would be totally different, but I am speaking more about other people you have come into contact with, companies where you have worked and organizations you have belonged to. 

January 8, 2015

Isn’t it exciting when a new issue of Alpacas Magazine arrives in your mailbox? All those lovely photos and informative articles – what a great excuse to skip barn chores for the afternoon! I expect many readers have thought exactly that. On the other hand, have you ever wondered what’s behind each issue’s arrival in their mailbox. Here’s the “behind-the-covers” story.

December 11, 2014

The AOA National Show is a large event, but not as large as many conventions that I have planned in my career. However, it has something that other conventions do not…animals. Adding animals to an event brings in a whole other set of challenges and a dynamic that often requires some creativity to manage. It also means traveling a lot of ground dealing with issues at the show. Most days, I have already walked nine miles by noon.