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Hasselbring's Harmony Ranch

Outstanding Genetics. Data-Driven Breeding Decisions. Stellar Results.

Britt and Patty Hasselbring
29049 Davis RoadConcordia, MO 64020

Monday, July 6, 2020

Are Alpacas for You?

We are frequently contacted by people who are interested in raising alpacas. Initial discussion usually focuses on the infrastructure needs for an alpaca farm: pasture, shelter, adequate nutrition, clean water, and good fences. Because alpacas have no way to protect themselves, it is essential that owners are willing to provide a safe environment. Here are some basics that all potential alpaca owners should understand and be prepared for as they explore starting a herd.

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