A city farm in central London has llamas, sheep, goats and other farm critters.
Alpaca was treasured by the Inca royalty.
The domestication of camelids began about 6000 years ago in the Central Andes. Vicente Goyzueta, provides information on the llama, alpaca, vicuna, and guanaco.
Australian Alpaca Association
Alpacas were first imported to Australia in 1988. The Australian Alpaca Association now has over 1400 members.
Beartooth Spinning Ewe
Trudy and Rey Shunk breed llamas and tell a story about the birth of Armond. They also offer processed llama fiber and spun yarns.
Cottonwood Farm Alpacas
A rainbow of coloured alpaca clouds await the handspinner. Fawn, cinnamon, rose grey, white brown and black provide fibre for those who insist on quality.
Heartland Country Store
Alpaca fiber was called the “Fiber of the Gods” by the ancient Inca civilization. Heartland Ranch has a wide variety of alpaca fiber, yarn and other products.
Odyssey Llamas’ Fiber Corner
Odyssey Llamas have both raw and washed fleece and roving, in a wide range of natural colours.
Pacific Northwest Alpaca Association
Washington, Oregon, Montana and Idaho breeders provide information about alpacas and work together to improve the breeding and marketing of alpaca products.
Alpaca is blended with silk, mohair and merino wool to create luxurious yarns .
Rocky Bay Alpacas
Rocky Bay Alpacas is situated on the NE coast of the North Island of New Zealand. This site provides a wealth of information on raising alpaca as a cottage industry.
Snow Drift Farm
Take a llama trek in Cape Breton, NS. They also offer mohair and llama fibre processing services.
Alpaca and Llama Books
Raising Animals for Fiber: Producing Wool from Sheep, Goats, Alpacas, and Rabbits in Your Backyard (CompanionHouse Books) Livestock Health, Grooming, Housing, Breeding, & Shearing, from Angora to Suri