• An Introduction to Linebreeding Alpacas

    Line breeding is common practice among most domesticated and indeed undomesticated animals throughout the world. There are even specific references in the Bible explaining how some races were established. A small number of alpaca breeders have ventured down the path of linebreeding, however, the topic linebreeding is relatively uncharted territory in the Australian Alpaca industry. This paper will attempt to provide an overview of the key considerations and implications for a linebreeding program.More »