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Berlanta Alpacas

Alpacas from the Heart of the Tularosa Basin

Rose & Larry Wininger
40 NW Bookout RdTularosa, NM 88352

Alpacas Without Land?

It's easy to own alpacas without owning a farm

Alpacas are fascinating animals. Everyone who ever sees one falls in love with these wonderul creatures. Many people would like to own one or more alpacas but don't have any land to keep them on. That is absolutely no problem at all!

There are several ways to start owning alpacas without your own farm:

1. You can own one or more alpacas and have them boarded at a nearby alpaca breeder's farm. Many alpaca breeders board (agist) animals. For a small fee, the animals are being kept with... Full article >

Have You Ever Seen an Alpaca Shiver?

Arctic Cold in Southern New Mexico

Have you ever seen an alpaca in full fleece shiver during cold weather? That’s exactly what happened with some of our animals!
Minus 28 degrees Fahrenheit is not a usual temperature during any time of the year in southern New Mexico! Matter of fact, people who’ve lived here a long time don’t remember ever having temperatures in that category! But, that’s exactly what happened here in February 2011.
It started with a snowfall one afternoon. Nothing really unusual in that. We ha... Full article >