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Paca Talk #24 — Alpacas 101 – Choosing Your First Alpacas, Part 2

 
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How does a novice alpaca owner choose the right animals to buy?

In this podcast, we consider things like:

  • fleece animal qualities (fiber boys)
  • breeding stock qualities
  • show stock qualities
  • the importance of conformation and fleece
  • the concept of “breeding up” a female
  • why you don’t need a stud (but might want to buy one, anyway)

Here is a list of the alpacas we mentioned in the show with links to their pages on our website www.etfarms.com:

Consuella and her kids demonstrate the concept of “breeding up”:

Consuella

Milhouse

Consuella + Tocto

Lisa

Consuella + Peruvian Canadar

Manjula

Consuella + El Barto

Dr. Hibbert

Consuella + El Barto

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