Register to receive notifications of the ALPACANOMICS series. Join us as we explore more about The Wide World Of Alpacas and the economics of raising alpacas.
June 21 6P MDT Breeding For Seed-Stock or Show. In this session we will look at a 10 year projection of expenses and income projections as they relate to herd size, quality, birth rate and sales expectations of raising a herd of breeding alpacas.
Herd Growth Scenarios and Controlling Inventory
Pricing for Buying and Selling
Seed Stock vs Show Stock
Showing and Marketing
(If Needed) June 28 6P MDT Breeding For Seed-Stock or Show Continued if needed.
The June 14 AMA recording will get posted soon.
Fiber Production – Agritourism. In this session we will look at a 10 year projection of expenses and income opportunities of raising a herd of non-breeding alpacas.
Zoning, Insurance & Taxation Considerations
We’ve been raising alpacas for 25 years and the industry has evolved. As expected the “Breeder’s Market” has become much more refined, the fiber market is quickly becoming more profitable and agritourism has been a helpful source of revenue.
Your business model can be profitable on any one of three income streams or any combination. Being successful will largely depend on your decisions and expectations.
In this series we will be exploring what we’ve learned and experienced regarding the business side of raising alpacas. Using the spreadsheets and formulas we’ve developed, we can project your expected expenses and income opportunities for both breeding and non-breeding alpaca herds.
One of the requirements for incorporating the available tax benefits of raising livestock is to be able to show the intent of making a profit. In this series we will provide the framework to help you develop your own documentation for your accountant. Custom proformas available