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Alpacas For Sale - Fiber/Pet Quality

Alpaca as Pets/Fiber Quality Animals:

Most alpacas make very good pets if they are treated well and the owners are realistic in their expectations. Like any livestock, the more handling they receive as youngsters, the quieter they are as adults. Given time, most alpacas will eat out of your hand and training them to lead by a halter is a straightforward process.

Alpacas generally don't like being held and are particularly sensitive to being touched on the head. They are naturally curious and intelligent and if you let them approach you, rather than rush at them and expect an affectionate response, the interactions can be very rewarding.

It is possible to have a single alpaca, but it is not a pleasant existence for the animal. Alpacas are herd animals and are instinctively gregarious, as are other domestic livestock. They obtain security and contentment from having at least one other alpaca for company.

For this reason, it is usually recommended that two or three alpacas is the desirable minimum.

Island Alpaca Company is now offering alpacas for sale to those who simply want to own them as pets or fiber producers.  Most animals are halter trained. Our alpacas are quality males with great fiber and are a great way to get started in the alpaca business at a very reasonable price.

Our PET/FIBER QUALITY alpacas are healthy, well cared for animals with great personalities. They are usually males who may not have, or it is not yet known, if the alpaca has all the superior characteristics imperative for a herd sire. They have been handled since birth and have been successfully halter/lead trained.  They may have show ring experience. Their fiber will produce quality yarn for the hand spinner.  They are a sensible purchase for families and spinners who want to enjoy their alpaca’s company and fiber but are not interested in breeding, or would like to gain experience by owning alpaca before entering into ownership of breeding stock.

GO GREEN... Own an Alpaca!

Sell your lawn mower, enjoy an endless supply of fertilizer, and harvest your own fabulous fleece, not to mention having a terrific pet providing loads of entertainment, and a wonderful investment. 

Our Pet-quality alpacas start at $500. Both pet and breeding stock can provide significant tax advantages. Worth looking into, even for the fiber-producing alpaca!   
Purchasing an alpaca as livestock, could be the friendliest, softest investment you will ever make!

Pet/fiber quality animals  would be registered as non-breeders. Reclassification to a breeding status must have prior approval, and a supplemental fee to be used as a herd-sire. Please inquire for more details!

Pet/Fiber Quality Alpaca Special: Purchase any bred female, and recieve a pet/fiber quality alpaca for free.

Not interested in becoming a breeder? Purchase two pet/fiber quality alpaca and take the third home for half price. Purchase three pet/fiber quality alpaca and take the fourth home for free. (Lowest price prevails.)

We would love to show you our selection of pet-quality animals. Please call for an appointment!

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Phone: 508-693-5554
Location: 1 Head of the Pond Road, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard
Mailing address: PO Box 1515, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

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