Llamas and Alpacas

ATTRA. National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.

ATTRA describes llama and alpaca farming; provides general information about business planning, licensing and permitting, and zoning requirements; and suggests contacts for more information.

Llamas and Alpacas on the Farm  ( PDF | 1066 KB )

ATTRA. National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.

 "Discusses considerations for raising llamas and alpacas, including regulations, marketing, nutrition, care, reproduction, and handling."  

Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association.

Information for the commercial and home rancher of alpacas covering economics, marketing, husbandry, history of alpacas, list of farms and ranches, breeding and more.

Canadian Llama and Alpaca Association.

Identifies and registers llamas, alpacas, guanacos and vicunas in Canada. Site includes links to information and organizations in Canada and the United States.

International Lama Registry.

Membership organization provides genealogical registry system, reports and research services for owners of subspecies of the Lama, including llama (Lama glama), guanaco (Lama guanicoe), vicuna (Lama vicugna) and crossbreeds.

Alpaca Owners Association, Inc.

Registry of alpaca (Lama pacos) breeds. Database houses the genealogy, blood typing/DNA and ownership records of alpacas primarily located in North America.