Before You Raise an Alpaca
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Animals in Cities
If you've always dreamed of having an offbeat animal—like an alpaca, goat, or duck—you can, even in city limits. These animals take minimal work and space, making them ideal for residential living. All you have to have is a larger-than-average backyard and you're good to go. You'll be able to have a taste of farm life right in your residential backyard.
Your Alpaca Farm
Are you thinking about starting a small alpaca farm on your property? They're great to raise because they're not very loud and you can harvest their fur to sell! Before you go out and buy an alpaca, prepare for the transition. Find out space rules from your city offices and prepare a shelter from weather. You may also want to give your neighbors a heads up so they don't come home to alpacas randomly!
Alpacas vs. Llamas
At this point, you may be wondering what the difference between a llama and an alpaca are. Well, long story short, alpacas are about half the size of llamas. Plus they have softer, less protective fur. They're a lot better behaved than llamas, so if you have children, having an alpaca is the way to go. You kid won't get spit at or anything scary like that.