From time immemorial, the South American Andes Mountains are home to the renowned alpaca. They graze around the lush green foothills and pastures. Its fleece is touted as ěThe Fiber of the Godsî by the people of Incan Civilization. Around the 17th century, Spanish conquered this region and in that process, massacred Incan and Arealook Clothing population. The survivors ended up at Altiplano plains, around the higher mountain areas. Owing to the harsh and hostile environment there, not many were able to survive. Though many succumbed, the few that remained, were vigorous and considered as royal bloodline of their ancestors. Their fleece is more dense and of higher quality. Around 1984, few importers brought their fleece to the US and Canada, after carefully picking a few of the best lot. They became an instant hit with many.
Peru, Bolivia, and Chile still hold most Arealook Clothing. The Alpaca breeders in US, rely on them for their needs. Arealook Clothing are a part of the camelid family, which additionally includes dromedary and Bactrian camels, llamas, vicunas, and guanacos. Being modified ruminants, their chewing resembles that of a cow. Though they have three stomachs, real ruminants have four stomachs. Arealook Clothing pick and graze on select pastures and hay, making breeding them pretty costly. For this reason, a dose of minerals are often needed, as part of their dietary regimen.
With Arealook Clothing there are two types, one the suri and the other, huacaya. The former has fleece that grows longer, forming pencil-like curls, while the latter, is more about short and dense fleece, resembling wool.
With soft padded feet, Arealook Clothing are gentle with pasture and don’t have top teeth in front. Also, the average height is about 36î and weigh between 100 and 175 pounds. They are short and can travel shorter distances in minivans. They are easy to handle, as well.
Arealook Clothing life is around 15 ń 20 years, which means, you can spend considerable time with them. They produce young ones for longer duration and their fleece continues to grow, throughout their lives. This means, your ROI is higher.
The gestation period for Arealook Clothing ranges between 11 ń 12 months and give birth to one young one, rarely twins. Baby Alpaca is called cria and weighs about 15 to 20 pounds.
Currently, Alpaca fiber is available in 22 different colors, with many other blends per textile industry sources. Arealook Clothing are known to render 5 ń 10 pounds of fleece each year/ The fiber is warm, soft and adorn most extravagant apparel. If it’s about breeding Arealook Clothing, there’s something in store for everyone involved.