Visitors Always Welcome
We'd love for you
to come see our alpacas.
Ranch visits available seven days a week. Appointment preferred but
not required. We love showing off our friendly hand-raised alpacas.
Feed them carrots yourself. Ask a lot of questions. Be ready to fall
What to expect on
a ranch visit:
Expect to get
your questions answered. We, like most alpaca owners, love sharing
information about our animals. Never be afraid to ask anything. There
are no dumb questions.
Expect the alpacas
to come greet you. Our alpacas enjoy being hand fed. We'll usually
have baby carrots on hand so you can give them a special treat. (Though
please don't feed them anything without asking us first. We carefully
track what they eat.)
Expect to feel
luxurious fiber. You'll be impressed at the softness and warmth.
Fleece is at it's longest in April, just prior to each year's shearing
in late April or early May.
Expect to dress
casually. This is a farm and you'll be walking in grassy pastures
or gravel walkways. Dress for fun.
Expect to spend
some time. You can stay for as short or as long a time as you like.
But if your experience is anything like ours, when we first started
visiting alpaca farms and ranches we were mesmerized. Seems we never
got out of there in less than 3 hours.
Expect to enjoy
yourself. The delightful personality of these animals will win you
over. They're just fun to watch. Sometimes they make you laugh. They
can even make you feel better about the world, about life. At the very
least, you'll be leaving with a smile.
is something special about standing among grazing animals, just listening
to the sounds of grass-munching. It has a calming effect on you.
Or spend some time on our rockin' chair porch, just watching the animals
play down below. It's very relaxing.
over. You'll have a great time.
that's g-o-o-o-o-o-d . . .
Thanks again for
visiting our website,
Chuck and Nancy
great alpacas in Greeneville,
Bred and Hand Fed!
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