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Home  >  Livestock and Pasture  >   Llamas and Alpacas on the Farm (Summary)

Llamas and Alpacas on the Farm



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By Lance Gegner

Published: 2000

Updated: June 2012 by Hannah Sharp

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Introduction

Llamas or alpacas can be a good addition to a farm or ranch—an alternative livestock enterprise on marginal pastureland that fits well into a diversified farming operation. This publication discusses considerations for raising llamas and alpacas, including regulations, marketing, nutrition, care, reproduction, and handling.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Regulations for Llamas and Alpacas
Llamas
Alpacas
Marketing Animals and Products
Nutrition
Physical and Social Environment
Animal Care
Reproduction
Handling and Transport
References
Further Resources

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