— The Openherd Team

The Alpaca Farm Store

at Fossum Family Farm Alpacas, LLC

Kevin and Vicki Fossum
5445 320th St. W.Northfield, MN 55057

Alpaca Boarding / Agisting


Pricing and Terms
$2.75 per day boarding fee includes:
* Dr. Evans feed, minerals and nutrients
* Orchard grass/alfalfa hay; raised on our farm
* High quality pastures with access to shelter
* Daily fresh water; heated buckets in the winter; electrolytes in the summer
* Monthly Ivomec injections
* Regular weights
* CD&T every other year
* Trimming toenails as needed
* Computer health records

Order & Payment

Service Description

Top 5 reasons to board your alpacas at Fossum Family Farm Alpacas:

1. Boarding allows you time to set up your farm and learn about the day to day care and handling of alpacas before taking them home; spend as little or as much time with your animals as you would like and always have the comfort of knowing that they are receiving experienced care in a safe environment

2. We have attended many health and herd management seminars, a neonatal clinic and have many years of livestock experience so you can be at ease knowing your alpacas are in good hands

3. We have both an experience camelid vet and the U of M College of Veterinary Medicine close by if emergency care is needed

4. Boarding allows you to still take advantage of all the tax and investment benefits of owning alpacas while we provide all the daily care and maintenance for you

5. All animals are handled as if our own receiving the same daily interaction and loving care our alpacas receive

Terms of Service

* Veterinary care passed on at cost to owner as well as annual shearing fee.
* Boarding fees for cria begin at 6 months of age.
*Vet check, fecal and proof of negative BVDV required on all alpacas prior to boarding.
* Multiple animal discounts available.
* 6 months FREE boarding for alpacas purchased from our farm.
* Also ask about breeding fee discounts to our herdsires for your females that are boarding with us!