Southern Alpacas Stud

Excellence in alpaca genetics and grower support, for nearly 30 years.


Southern Alpacas started business in 1989 in the South Island of New Zealand, and have been leaders in the New Zealand industry for over 26 years. Nic Cooper is one of NZ's most experienced alpaca breeders and has been a Judge in New Zealand for 14 years and has also judged alpacas in Europe.

With export business growing rapidly and having exported over 500 alpacas from New Zealand so far, Southern Alpacas has established an Alpaca Stud Farm in Villereal, France with some of our top breeding stock at this farm to service new and existing clients.

This includes stud males who already have an awesome reputation in Europe, like Aquaviva Titus (fawn), and ILR Patagonia's Maipo (black). And a top son of our most famous stud male (ILR Alpine Fiber's Brutus) in Hemiccoyo Tiberius.

In France we work in closely with our good client, who, with their herd of world class white suri and huacaya alpaca add a new dimension to our alpaca business in Europe.

Southern Alpacas brings the same excellence of genetics and support to European alpaca breeders and owners that we have supplied for years in New Zealand. And provide the same excellent support to those entering the alpaca industry for the first time, with breeding stock or with pets (companion alpacas).

Southern Alpacas will be available to assist European clients in selection and shipping of quality alpacas from New Zealand to Europe.

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