Alpacas belong to the genus of South American camelids. They have a life expectancy of about 20 to 25 years.
Alpacas are intelligent, quiet, good-natured and very tough. Alpakas can be found even in very sparse pastures, and still find sufficient food. Alpacas eat about the same amount as sheep, however, they better put their food into energy.

You do not need special fencing or closed stables, recommended is an open stable attitude in which they find weather dependent protection and are not affected by many diseases of sheep.

 


With an area of ​​1000 square meters can 1 animal be placed, for every further animal an additional 100sqm is required.
Alpacas belong to the family of calluses Ohler, so that the turf of the meadows is only slightly put under pressure.
Every year, bring the alpaca mares a cub - a so-called "Cria" to the world. The gestation period is 11 to 11 1/2 months

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Our Alpacas are kept in fixed fenced pastures, to a total of 6.5 Ha.
Each pasture has a shelter - pasture tent or solid barn where the animals always find hay and fresh water, and can help protect against wind and bad weather.


The animals are with us every year, sheared the end of April early May, depending on weather conditions, this contributes to the very good development of the young animals and especially for maintaining the health of the herd in as they could otherwise suffer through heat in summer.

 Alpaka 640px001In spring and autumn, all animals are dewormed and simultaneously takes place the toenail care, which is repeated as necessary.Our herd consists of Huacaya - together alpacas - and Suri. It is bred specifically to race, body type, fiber and color.


 Mating

Gen2 640px051The targeted mating takes place on our farm , which is also documented.
Thus we know when that mare gets her baby.

All our alpacas have a microchip and are DNA registered.

Investment

The economy? is a good question that gets asked over and over again and that
- "Can you make a living ?????????????" -

Those who decide to purchase alpacas, it should address with its own objective:
- I want to fund my life again? or
- I want to achieve only an additional extra income? or
- I want it only for my own pleasure, to compensate for the everyday stress and for the soul?.

If you want to fund your life,  the stock must be built continuously thereafter.

 


The size of the stock that you have to achieve will depends on the individual personal living expenses.
These rules should be taken to ensure stable and high quality breeding, because with increasing quality of the animals you can achieve a stable growth trend.

Will I earn only an additional extra income, so care should be taken on a continuous and high quality breeding here.
Here you can stock up or break down at any time.

 

When purchasing good breeding animals attension should always be paid to the Registry with DNA and on good genetics with pedigree.

At the annual shearing of this wonderful animal, you become a valuable and increasingly well known and appreciated wool.
These can, with good marketing, contribute to the economy


 

Nothing can be more crisis-proof at the moment, as a high-quality alpaca.
For an alpaca has the property to replicate itself every year.

However, the initial investment is very, very high. Who owns own land, already has a great advantage.
but this purpose can be achieved in the ongoing, low cost, the increase in value and earnings, with good quality of the animals from 20% -70%.

Worldwide apply alpacas as a precious and rare commodity, therefore they are a very good and stable investment in the livestock area.
Valuable breeding animals achieve high prices worldwide.

A high-quality breeding should start with selected studs.
They are not traded below 5,000 euros.
Be sure always to use registered animals with DNA and ancestry of the animal.

Because alpacas are very valuable, you should at the beginning of breeding, take out a life insurance (death, theft). The amount is 4%, the value of the animal, per year.
Thus, you will, in case of loss, the investment will not be lost.