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Alpaca farms raise alpacas either for breeding and sale of the animal or for the sale of the alpaca fleece. Many alpaca farms also participate in agritourism and allow the public to visit and learn about the alpacas and the alpaca farm.
Types of alpacas
There are two types of alpaca: Huacaya (which produce a dense, soft, crimpy sheep-like fiber), and the mop-like Suri (with silky pencil-like locks, resembling dread-locks but not actually matted fibers). Suris are prized for their longer and silkier fibers, and estimated to make up between 19-20% of the Alpaca population. Since its import into the United States, the number of Suri alpacas has grown substantially and become more color diverse. The Suri is thought to be rarer, possibly because... more
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