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Varieties of alpaca

There are two varieties of alpaca, Suri and Huayaca.

1. Alpaca Suri

It is a slim and delicate Alpaca, with long shaggy hair that nearly reaches the ground which has a silkier and shiner appearance.
The young Suri are very fragile and susceptible to changes in climate and food.

2. Alpaca Huayaca

Almost 90% of present-day herds. They are strong and robust with a medium- length fleece that has a fluffy appearance.
They are resilient to cold and have a strong immunity against diseases. They are very good at surviving on the most difficult of pasture lands.

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