Ok, my friends are probably going to think I am NUTS (ALPACA THREAD)

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by chickenmum, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. chickenmum

    chickenmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Somebody e-mailed me about two suri geldings that their friend wants to give to a good home. I am already buying three huacayas(intact males). Would they get along?
    I could use the extra fiber from the suris to help pay for the other three, and if they are free...[​IMG]
    What do you guys think? Worth it?
    Thanks
    chickenmum
     
  2. Whispering Winds

    Whispering Winds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, I have two intact males that don't get along AT all, but the gelding I just sold was fine with both of them. No competition. I love them, and lucky YOU getting two FREE!!!!
     
  3. AkTomboy

    AkTomboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 21, 2009
    DJ, Alaska
    Between my mom and I we have 48 total alpacas. All of my males both gelded and not run together. They all get along pretty well with the normal boy bickering. We even use the geldings with the crias when they are being weaned. They also are kind with the girls and yet still do the protector thing when needed.
     
  4. chickenmum

    chickenmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool! Thanks.
    Waiting for them to e-mail me back with pics and info to see if I want 'em!
     
  5. ksalvagno

    ksalvagno Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All the boys should get along fine. I would have the huacayas gelded if you are just using them for fiber. Most gelded males' fiber stays softer longer.
     

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