Alpaca Educational Information
Educational Alpaca Resources
is designed to help breeders, and those wanting to become breeders, learn some of the "business" aspects of raising alpacas. Look for some regular additions to this page over time. But for now, it all starts with...
Cash Flow Analysis
From: Day Star Alpacas
(Excel Download) This is a great tool for projecting cash flow requirements and herd value over the next 10 years!
Show Supplies Check List
A convenient check list to make sure you have everything for the show!
From: Alpha Omega Alpacas
(Excel Download) This is an easy program to help you determine payments when selling or buying over time. You will want to keep this handy!
From: The Alpaca Rosa
(Excel Download) Now here's a real cool tool! Spend a little time to plug in what is important to you when purchasing an alpaca. Then you can evaluate each alpaca you consider purchasing based on your pre-set criteria and really determine where you are getting the best value.
Small Business Administration
American Farm Bureau