Alpacas

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by littlebluefarm, Dec 22, 2012.

  1. littlebluefarm

    littlebluefarm Out Of The Brooder

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    hi I want to know more about alpacas...give me any information...such as what they can be use for..what they eat..etc
    even pictures :))
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, littlebluefarm, and [​IMG]! I have seen a few folks on BYC mention their alpacas - not sure of there is a thread dedicated to it - but I wouldn't be surprised. You would most likely find it here https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/22/other-pets-livestock

    Good luck to you and happy holidays.
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Do what redsoxs suggested, that'll be your best bet. Otherwise look around on the web.
     
  4. littlebluefarm

    littlebluefarm Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks guys and happy holidays to you guys too and im from California and what do u guys raise?
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Just chickens at the moment, but I'm thinking about getting some piglets in Spring. Used to have cows and sheep and lots of pigs. Farming's hard work, but I love it. I hear alpacas spit something terrible? That's about all I know about them LOL
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    For me it's chickens and ducks but adding turkeys and possibly two pigs in the spring. There are a few alpaca raisers in my area....for the wool or so I suppose.
     
  7. Carcajou

    Carcajou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Greetings and welcome to BYC [​IMG]
     
  8. chickenpooplady

    chickenpooplady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Highland County Ohio!!!
     
  9. littlebluefarm

    littlebluefarm Out Of The Brooder

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    alpaca do spit but I don't think they do it to humans unless they are being held in a manner they don't like but other than that they are suppose to be really good...and I hear they can make really good pets and can be trainable and guard the sheeps?
     

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