Easy to care for:
Earth-Friendly & Practical
Requires Minimal Feed, Shelter, Fencing and Vet Costs
Average height is 36" at the withers (where the shoulder and neck meet)
Affectionate, easily transported, great for children
Average weight is 100 to 200 lbs.
Average gestation is between 335 and 355 days.
your investment in tax savings. Alpacas qualify under IRS code, Section 179. We suggest that
you consult your tax advisor on how the specific structure of this type of business/investment can
be of a benefit to you..
All expenses incurred with raising alpacas are deductible. Such as food, supplies, travel
expenses, association fees, show fees, tractors, wells, fencing, barns, advertising etc. Unlike your
stock investments, alpacas are 100% insurable.
IRS publication 225 gives some very important information for farmers.