Member Stories 

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Foster's Trail & Alpaca Farm | Tennessee

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. …

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Tierra Prometida Alpacas | Texas

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. …

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Hasselbring's Harmony Ranch | Missouri

The sight of a full fleeced Suri running in the field is simply breathtaking. They are living art. ...

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Rogue Suri Alpacas | Oregon

At Rogue Suri Alpacas every client is provided with outstanding professional mentorship, as well as consulting and overall knowledgeable herd health. When you purchase from us, you get the WHOLE package …

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Odin Falls Alpacas | Oregon

Bought my first three alpacas as a hobby back in 2015, and with the tutelage of some incredible mentors, I have created a seedstock heard of 84 animals. I took a color championship in my first show, and it was on, I was hooked. …

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Long Hollow Suri Alpacas/New Era Fiber | Tennessee

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. …

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Heart & Soul Alpacas and Spinnery | Montana

Heart & Soul Alpacas and Spinnery is a full service alpaca ranch located in the Sierra Foothills in California. …

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Road Runner Rascals Alpaca Ranch | Ohio

Producing "Super Stock" Alpacas! After very careful breeding selections we have grown into the premier alpaca farm in Central Ohio …

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Amber Autumn Alpacas | Oregon

Our world-class collection of alpacas is the result of our belief that the future of the alpaca industry lies in the acquisition of the world’s finest genetics. …

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Morgan's Fortunato Farm | West Virginia

The priority at Morgan’s Fortunato Farm has always been on quality, above all else, and on exceptional genetics. …

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Greenbriar Farm — MAM Consulting Associates, Inc | Wisconsin

We are involved in the community and have hosted numerous ag groups, veterinarian students, birthday parties, small groups and individuals. We love talking to people about alpacas. …

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Shalimar Alpacas | New York

Shalimar Alpacas joins a passion for fiber with a passion for breeding beautiful, high quality alpacas. …

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Classic Alpaca | Wholesale

Classic Alpaca employs over 80 women in two production facilities to meet our customers’ requirements for quality and style. ...

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Healing Springs Suris LLC | Oklahoma

When I started looking at alpaca fiber and ALL the benefits I discovered the Suri alpaca and fell in love. …

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Midnight Moon @ R&R Suris | Illinois

A love of working with suri alpacas and creating an eco-friendly environment are just two reasons behind the collaboration of The Midnight Moon Alpaca Ranch and R&R Suris. Our slogan says it all…SMALL FARMS—BIG GENETICS!

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Cas-Cad-Nac Farm, LLC | Vermont

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

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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. …

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Suri & Company of Fern Creek Farm | Missouri

Following a dream that started in 2008, Suri & Company has evolved into a farm dedicated to breeding and raising alpaca that have the “complete package”. …

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Spring Grove Alpaca Ranch | Pennsylvania

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

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Big Timber Alpacas, LLC | Oregon

We are a sustainable suri and huacaya alpaca farm whose breeding program focuses on proven elite white and color genetics to produce Champion alpaca seed stock bloodlines.. …

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Alpaca Country Estates Ranch and B&B | Oregon

Visit our picturesque ranch in Terrebonne, Oregon, where we strive for a green planet, design alpaca products, and have top-line alpacas of every color! …

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Liberty Alpacas | Washington

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. …

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Skyfiber Ranch, LLC | Virginia

Our purpose is to produce superb breeding and show quality alpacas from exceptional and diverse genetic lines. …

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Structured Chaos Farm | Texas

Our ranch was started with the mission of wanting to provide a safe and rewarding working environment for adults with special needs. ...

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Starshire Ranch | Washington

Starshire Ranch began with Merino and Targhee sheep. As a spinner and knitter and exploring new fiber we soon added alpacas. ...

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Skyline Alpacas | Oregon

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. …

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Xanadu Farm Alpacas | Colorado

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

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Wild Hair Alpacas LLC | Colorado

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

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Flying Iron Ranch | Colorado

Flying Iron Ranch is located on the western slope of Colorado and specializes in breeding, showing, and selling the highest quality from the Jeremiah, Zephyrus and Quechua lines …

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Red Granite Ranch Ltd | Colorado

From the very beginning we began making purchases and breeding decisions that would allow us to build a herd of elite alpacas. …

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Long Acres Alpaca Farm | Pennsylvania

We believe that before you decide on buying an alpaca from us, you need to have a workable business plan and have a solid foundation in herd management. …

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Man in the Moon Farm, LLC | Virginia

From the time we first saw an alpaca in 1999, to the time we purchased our first four in 2012, alpacas were in the back of our minds as a possibility for the future of our farm. …

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Triple Diamonds Alpaca Ranch | Michigan

With over 10 years of experience in the Alpaca industry, Triple Diamonds Alpaca Ranch can be considered one of the leading alpaca ranches in the Midwest. …

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Irish Meadows Alpaca Farm | Iowa

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

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Buck Brook Alpacas | New York

Buck Brook Alpacas is a family-run farm started in 2013. The farm was started for several reasons but the main reason was our love of animals. ...

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Applewood Lane Alpacas | Wisconsin

Check out our champion breeding stock, shop in our small gift shop, or take spinning lessons using roving from our own herd at Applewood Lane Alpacas! …

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Kendall Creek Farms Alpacas | Pennsylvania

Our first interest in the alpaca is for their proper care and the advancement of the breed; and you will find us more than willing to share our knowledge toward that cause. …

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Special Events 

March 18–20, 2022

AOA National Alpaca Show

Presented by Flying Iron Ranch, Tierra Prometida Alpacas, and TXOLAN

Join us in Fort Wayne, Indiana, as hundreds of alpacas compete in the show ring! Learn about alpacas, shop at one of the many vendors selling alpaca products, or grab an alpaca selfie!

Friday–Saturday 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday 8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
July 9–11, 2021

Natural Fiber Extravaganza

Powered by Alpaca Owners Association, Inc.

Hundreds of alpaca fans and fiber artists from across the country will converge in Lebanon, Tennessee, to celebrate natural fiber through hands-on workshops, seminars, live animals, and vendors.

Friday–Saturday 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
National Alpaca Farm Days
September 25–26, 2021

National Alpaca Farm Days

Mark your calendars and plan on joining us in 2021 for the 15th Annual National Alpaca Farm Days!

September 25–26, 2021, times vary per farm

2021 Goal — 5,000 Registations #YearOfTheRegistration

58%

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