The association was formed for the following purposes. (1) To promote public awareness and membership appreciation of the Alpaca's unique qualities; (2) To educate the membership on the care and breeding of the Alpaca; (3) To promote the growth of the Alpaca industry as a whole; and (4) To foster the establishment of the breed outside of its native land by encouraging husbandry and breeding practices based upon, but not limited to, herd health, overall soundness, and alpaca fiber production and products.
New England Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association - NEAOBA represents active alpaca breeders and prospective owners mostly from the six New England states. The website provides links for local events, alpaca sales, and links to websites of affiliated members.
Following established methods and leading scientific practice, The Ideal Alpaca Community(IAC) sprang from a need and desire to breed the finest alpacas the world has yet seen. Comprised of breeders learning and sharing their knowledge, the IAC is dedicated to the advancement of superior alpacas in North America and beyond. Using established breeding techniques, pre-potent Studmaster males, and careful selection guided by leading scientific findings and research, the IAC is helping the evolutionary process what we call the Ideal Alpaca.
MAINE ALPACA ASSOCIATION - The mission of the MAA is to provide support for the alpaca owners, breeders and enthusiasts of Maine through education, camaraderie and cooperative marketing efforts. To educate the public about alpacas, their fiber and the many advantages of operating sustainable alpaca farms and fiber operations.