Do Alpacas Make Good Pets?

Alpacas are fun and friendly animals that you may have seen in a local petting zoo. Or perhaps you own something made from alpaca wool? But how much do you know about keeping alpacas as pets? Alpacas make good pets that provide wool (fiber), provided they receive proper space and care. Alpacas, when kept as…

What Do Alpacas And Llamas Eat?

Llamas and alpacas are becoming increasingly popular animals to keep here in the USA. Native to South America, these camelids are mild-mannered and relatively easy to keep. So if you’re considering llamas or alpacas for your homestead, the first thing you need to know about them is what they like to eat. Llamas and alpacas…

Are Alpacas and Llamas Ruminants?

Alpacas and llamas are becoming increasingly kept animals across the US, not least because of their friendly natures, cute appearances, and super soft wool! The two species have important similarities and differences that make them easy to tell apart. But what about on the inside? Are llamas and alpacas both ruminants? Alpacas and llamas are…