— The Openherd Team

Connect with California Alpaca Farmers!


Welcome to the best place to find alpaca farms in California! In California's tradition as a pioneer of progress, Calpaca was the first—and is the oldest—regional alpaca association in the Northern Hemisphere and has been a leader in the American alpaca industry since 1989. Its member farms are home to the oldest, most respected bloodlines in North America.

New to alpacas?

If you're new to alpacas and want to get more information about these friendly producers of the world's finest, most luxurious fiber, find a farm near you and schedule a visit today to see these magical animals for yourself! Or check out alpacas for sale or alpaca products from our member farms.

Already an alpaca breeder?

If you’re currently an alpaca breeder in California, Oregon, Nevada, or Arizona, consider joining Calpaca today. Become a part of this highly respected community of breeders and benefit from the marketing opportunities Calpaca offers.

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  • 2020 Calpaca Membership Fees Due          
  • Calpaca Annual Membership Meeting
  • Gold Country Gathering Alpaca Show
  • Camelid Symposium


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