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Alpacas Magazine...

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Student Fashion...

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

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. It has been not only an excellent business for us since that time but also an incredible environment in which to raise our two sons. 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...

Autumn Sun Alpacas

We love raising a family farm of suri and huacaya alpacas in the foothills of the Colorado Rockies! With a passion for alpacas and enthusiasm for showing, breeding, and fiber arts, we are enjoying our success! Read More...

Bonsai Acres Alpacas

Let's sell our house, buy a farm, and raise alpacas is what I said to my husband after returning from a business trip to Ohio... Read More...

Angel Fleece Alpaca Farm

After raising cattle for about 12 years, we decided to take our farm in a different direction. We knew we still wanted to raise some type of livestock, one that would be fun, easy to manage, and gentle on the land. Read More...

Alpacas All Around

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

AlAnn Ranch Alpacas

With Arizona ranching in my blood, I took one look at alpacas and fell in headfirst when we decided to make our 90 rocky acres profitable and sustainable. 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...

Wild Hair Alpacas

We were looking for a semi-retirement business and discovered alpacas... Read More...

Sunnyhill Alpacas

Love at first sight, the moment we saw our first alpacas we were hooked, our addiction soon became our life, 15 years later, we still love what we do. Read More...

Crescent Moon Ranch

Lifestyle Transformation! We joined the alpaca industry for the incredible lifestyle transformation we would experience. After 35 years in the daily grind of the restaurant industry, we were enamored with the idea of building our own vision... Read More...

Spring Grove Alpaca Ranch

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

Double 'O' Good Alpacas

Barbara purchased her first alpacas in 1988 and has not looked back. At 80 years old; the animals, the family of clients, the industry and the every growing fiber market here in the United States keeps her happy and her a reason to live. 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...

Hickory Meadow

We quickly realized how unique and enchanting alpacas can be... Read More...

B.B.F. Alpacas, Inc.

The desire to participate in an exciting new industry initially drew us to Suri Alpacas. Seventeen years and 323 births later, we have grown to appreciate these exceedingly rare, beautiful, and intelligent animals. Read More...

The MoLi Ranch, Inc

Our choice to become an alpaca breeder was an easy one. The Alpaca is easy to love, easy to handle and one beautiful intelligent animal. Read More...

LondonDairy Alpacas

Alpacas? Why not? We were attracted to them because we enjoy caring for some type of animal. Alpacas as a livestock proved to be much easier than other animal ventures and continues to spiral our interests in so many fun directions. Read More...

Thunder River Suri Alpacas

It was love at first sight! 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...

Virginia Alpaca Farm & Breeding Co.

Virginia Alpaca Farm and Breeding Co., created by Sharon Brown and James Webb in 2001, was born from a love of animals and desire to develop a successful and nationally respected Alpaca breeding program. 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...

Stellar Alpacas LLC

Tina and Gvido started in the Alpaca breeding business in 2010 with 3 pregnant females and a cria at foot. Read More...

Peaceful Heart Alpacas

Our multi-generational family sought a peaceful lifestyle we could enjoy together... Read More...

Highgate Alpacas

In 2007, we became totally captivated by alpacas, their gorgeous fleece, and the income they can provide. 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...

Acorn Alpaca Ranch, LLC

Its hard to not like Alpacas!! After many years as a Construction Engineer (Bob) and EMT (Louise), we decided to change our lifestyle and started Acorn Alpaca Ranch in 1998. Read More...

Alpaca Bella Fina Ranch LLC

Alpacas! Wow, what a journey they have taken us on ... 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...

Foster's Trail & Alpaca Farm

Urban sprawl and traffic led us to realize that a lifestyle change was in order. After moving to a rural property, we wanted to use the land for a business that would be profitable and enjoyable. More crias arrive each year and we have never looked b Read More...

Scotia Acres Alpacas LLC

We were first attracted to alpacas in 2003 through a magazine article, little did we know at that time we would be founding our family's farm 3 years later. Read More...

Long Acres Alpaca Farm

"Live on a farm and raise something..." We knew eventually we wanted to live on a farm. Read More...

Alpacas of the Heartland

I originally joined the alpaca industry because I took one look at the cute, adorable face of the alpacas and instantly fell in love. After being in the alpaca industry for five years, we still love these gentle, curious animals with personality. Read More...

Midnight Moon Alpaca Ranch

We started our ranch to illustrate that with a small investment plus sound advice that anyone can build a quality herd even in tough economic times. The Midnight Moon Alpaca Ranch herd began in August 2008 with the purchase of two Suri Alpaca Read More...

Arizona Alpacas & Home of Flying V Alpacas

The Vaughan's focus on breeding well-conformed, healthy alpacas that have excellent coverage, fineness, density, and crimp. They believe in keeping the animals health and breeding capability a first priority. Read More...

Irish Meadows Alpaca Farm

The recipe for our success? Start with an outstanding foundation herd, and add excellent customer service. Mix in superior breeding services, and the result is a nationally competitive alpaca farm. Read More...

Snowmass Alpacas

Genetics by Design 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...

Enchanted Meadows Alpacas

People don’t ask us what we do with our alpacas...they see, touch and wear. Read More...

Cloud Dancer Alpacas

We joined the alpaca industry because we wanted to live a peaceful country life with work we could put our hearts and souls into. Raising alpacas has been all that and more. 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 and in the process we have built some beautiful friendships all over the US. Read More...

Polaris Alpacas LLC

We are city kids and we never thought we'd be livestock owners but... Read More...

Eagle Bend Alpacas LLC

In an attempt to make our 52 acre historic farm site profitable, we entered the alpaca industry... 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...

Alpacas Magazine

Alpacas Magazine

The industry's quarterly magazine about all things alpaca.

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Upcoming Member Events

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!

Latest News

AlpacaGram 1.62 — Help Your Veterinarian Learn More About Camelids

The following communication is being sent at the request of the Government and Industry Relations Committee. Help your veterinarian learn more about camelids. Multiple conferences are available around the country.

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AlpacaGram 1.61 — AOA Silent Auction

Each year we have a silent auction and the proceeds from that auction go to support the AOA programs that are so essential to the industry. These include things like judges training, national marketing, the show system, the EPD program, and many others.

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AlpacaGram 1.60 — AOA Membership Renewal Opens

AOA membership renewal is now open by logging into your AOA account.

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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.

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