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Farm Consulting

Let our experience be your gain!  Before you plant that first fencepost or dig the footer for your new alpaca barn - give us a call.  We'd be happy to spend time with you discussing the intricacies of good barn design and pasture layout.

While alpacas are relatively easy livestock to care for, they do have some special needs that should be considered before starting your farm.  Some things to consider are fairly simple:

 
  • How will I access each pasture?
  • Where will we put the manure pile?
  • Does the barn have access to fresh water?
  • How many animals can I accommodate? 
    Other things may be a bit more complicated:
  • Which types of plants can be toxic or lethal to an alpaca?
  • Are there predator animals in my area?
  •  What type of fencing is best for my area?
  • Is there a veterinarian in my area who is familiar with camelids?
  • How do I approach my local zoning board?

We believe that it is of benefit to the entire alpaca industry to be helpful to new farmers just getting into the business.  Whether you purchase your foundation herd from us or from another breeder, we'd be willing to consult with you to ensure the excellent care for your animals at your farm that we give to our animals at a Suri Farm.
     


     

 


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Alpacas Defined as Livestock in the 2008 Farm Bill

A momentous goal was reached for the alpaca industry during this year’s National Conference. While many of us were celebrating in Sandy, Utah, our farm businesses were being improved and positively impacted miles and miles away. And we didn’t realize that we had something much greater to celebrate than any show ring ribbon or champio ...

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KHF Grand Slam

KHF Grand Slam

Come and see the Suri Farm display at the Farm Show January 4th-11th in the Northwest Hall!

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