Member Stories 


Alpacas of the Heartland LLC | Nebraska

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


Suri & Company of Fern Creek Farm | Missouri

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


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. …


Foster's Trail & Alpaca Farm | Tennessee

AOA Silver BenefactorFoster's Trail & Alpaca Farm is a breeder of high quality huacaya alpacas.


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. …


Flying Iron Ranch | Colorado

AOA Gold BenefactorFlying 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 …


Buck Brook Alpacas | New York

AOA Silver BenefactorBuck 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. ...


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 …


Healing Springs Suris LLC | Oklahoma

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


Hasselbring's Harmony Ranch | Missouri

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


Memory M-Acres | New Jersey

When we originally came into this industry in 2012, the choice was mostly based on what we considered to be quality of life considerations. Looking back on that decision, we could not have been more right! …


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. …


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. …


Classic Alpaca | Wholesale

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


Cas-Cad-Nac Farm, LLC | Vermont

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


Shalimar Alpacas | New York

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


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. …


Wild Hair Alpacas LLC | Colorado

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


Alpaca Road LLC | Maryland

AOA Silver BenefactorWe raise our alpacas with a gentle hand and an eye toward continuous improvement.


Skyfiber Ranch, LLC | Virginia

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


West Penn Alpacas | Pennsylvannia

AOA Silver BenefactorCelebrating 26 years raising Alpacas!


Irish Meadows Alpaca Farm | Iowa

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


Amber Autumn Alpacas | Oregon

AOA Silver BenefactorOur 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. …


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. …


Heritage Farm Alpacas & Events | Indiana

AOA Silver BenefactorValuing our past while building for the future …


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. …


Alpaca Country Estates Ranch and B&B | Oregon

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


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. …


Greenbriar Farm — MAM Consulting Associates, Inc | Wisconsin

AOA Silver BenefactorWe 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. …


Big Timber Alpacas, LLC | Oregon

AOA Silver BenefactorWe 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.. …


Xanadu Farm Alpacas | Colorado

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


Odin Falls Alpacas | Oregon

AOA Gold BenefactorBought 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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Special Events 

March 18–20, 2022

Mazuri 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 15–17, 2022

AOA National Education and Fiber Conference

Alpaca owners and fiber enthusiasts will meet in Burlington, Kentucky, to learn about alpaca health, breeding, fiber, and business through hands-on workshops and seminars.

Friday–Saturday 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
September 24–25, 2022

National Alpaca Farm Days

Experience alpacas up-close the last weekend in September during the 16th Annual National Alpaca Farm Days!

Search our map for a participating farm and enjoy a fun-filled day for the entire family!

September 25–26, 2021, times vary per farm

2022 Goal — 5,000 Registrations #RegistryRepeat

AOA would like to repeat the success we had in 2021 with achieving 5,000 registrations!