Welcome to Alpaca Academy

Alpaca Academy provides education and information for the entire alpaca community. Topics range from the most common questions about alpacas and the industry to in-depth articles on alpaca EPDs, genetics, and breeding. Alpaca Academy also provides information on the latest alpaca research and links to additional resources.

Although there is a lot of information on Alpaca Academy, we encourage you to visit with local farms, your veterinarian, AOA Affiliates, and national camelid organizations for additional information. If you are new to the alpaca industry or considering getting started, we especially recommend that you click the "Request Info" button above and complete the online form to receive information from Alpaca Owners Association, Inc.

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The articles and other content published on Alpaca Academy are based on the individual authors’ personal research and opinions. The views expressed are not necessarily the views of Alpaca Academy or its creator, Alpaca Owners Association, Inc., nor has Alpaca Owners Association, Inc. verified the accuracy of any information contained within the articles published on the site.

2015 EPD Trait Leaders

EPD Trait Leaders

View the 2015 EPD Trait Leaders presentation as seen at Nationals

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