Farming alpacas

Alpaca FAQ

Have a question about alpacas you need answered? Head on over to our handy FAQ guide and find the answers you need.

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Alpaca care

Information on how to look after your alpacas

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Buying your first alpacas?

Are you just getting into the alpaca industry and not sure where to start? – check out our guide on buying your first alpacas

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The IAR Database

The Australian Alpaca Association runs an alpaca pedigree register – the International Alpaca Register (IAR). The IAR is recorded on eAlpaca – a bespoke online system designed and built specifically for the AAA.

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Vets with alpaca experience

We have a directory of veterinarians with experience treating a variety of alpaca related health issues around Australia.

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Alpaca meat

Alpaca meat is highly nutritious, lean and flavoursome. It is an excellent source of protein with little saturated fat or cholesterol and is environmentally sustainable to produce. As most parts of the alpaca can be used for meat, alpacas offer a high yield with little wastage. 

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Herd guards

Alpacas are rapidly becoming accepted as essential complements to all sheep and goat breeding enterprises where predators cause lambing and kidding losses.

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Alpaca Exports

Australian alpacas are highly valued in international markets

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