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Florida Alpacas and Llamas
Florida Alpacas for Sale
Alpacas and baby alpacas for sale from Florida's top breeders. Alpacas are bred for the fine soft wool they produce. Alpaca wool has many superior qualities including being hypoallergenic. Many alpaca breeders spin their own wool and offer it for sale.
At a height of 32" to 39" and weighing up to 185 pounds,
the alpaca is considerably smaller than its cousin the llama. Alpacas
have a life expectancy of about 20 years.
Alpacas are herd animals and should be kept with at least one or two other alpacas. Male and female alpacas are kept separately to prevent indiscriminate breeding and cannot be bred artificially.
It is not unusual for alpaca breeders to bring a female to another farm for breeding to take advantage of a desirable male at that farm.
Visit one of these Florida alpaca farms and you will fall in love with these beautiful and gentle animals. Be sure to call ahead for an appointment.
Florida Llamas for Sale
Florida llamas for sale. Llamas are the from the same camelids species as the alpaca, but are much larger. Llamas are widely used as meat and pack animals in South America. Most llama breeders in the United States specialize in show animals.
At a height of 5'6" to 5'9" and weighing up to 440 pounds, llamas are imposing figures in the pasture. At birth, a baby llama which is called a cria can weigh between 20 and 31 lb. Llamas have a life expectancy of 15 to 25 years, with some individuals surviving 30 years or more.
Llamas are very social animals and prefer the company of other llamas. Llama wool is very soft and lanolin-free. Llamas are intelligent and easily taught simple tasks after a few repetitions.
Alpacas and Llamas for Sale