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Alpaca Pellets

Alpaca Pellets

Meal Time Alpaca Pellets have been developed as a supplementary source of feed to meet the nutritional needs and well-being of your animals, or just as a treat!

Mostly Alpacas can survive with pasture and hay, or other sources of fibre, but at various times supplementary feeding can become necessary, especially if pasture is in short supply, or an increase in growth rates are needed. In late pregnancy, when demand for nutrients increases, the capacity of the Alpaca to be able to eat enough pasture to fulfil the nutritional requirement decreases, and thus supplementary feeding helps ensure the health and wellbeing of your animals.


    Protein:  16.0%

    Approximate on a DM basis. Analysis may vary slightly due to grain variances beyond our control.


    • Introduce Meal Time Alpaca Pellets gradually to allow digestive systems to adjust to the higher starch intake.
    • Alpacas should always have access to a quality fibre source such as hay, chaff, pasture or silage to maintain a healthy digestive system.
    • Do not allow individual animals to over consume. When feeding a group of animals spread the feed along the trough to allow for easy access by them all.
    • Always have fresh, clean water available at all times.
    • Keep feed fresh and feeding containers clean.
    • Feed Meal Time Alpaca Pellets plus Zinc from January to mid-April to help with the prevention of Facial Eczema.

    Suggested Feeding Rates as a Supplement:

    • Wethers, non-pregnant females or in early pregnancy: up to 150grams/head/day.
    • Late gestation (in last trimester):  150-500grams/head/day.
    • Lactating:  150-500grams and can increase up to 1000grams/head/day.
    • Growing Cria: 50-150grams/head/day

    Selected From: Grain and grain by-products, various plant proteins, molasses, minerals, vegetable oils, mould inhibitor, flavours, vitamins and trace minerals.


    Being used outside their control, this product is sold on the express condition that the producers have no warranty, expressed or implied and are not responsible for damage arising out of its use, whether in accordance with its directions or not.


    Farmyard Feeds has selected NZ Courier as its shipping company due to its speedy service. We all live extremely busy lives and animals simply will not wait for feed. NZ Couriers will deliver feed overnight to all cities/towns if order is placed before 10am in normal shop hours. Prices are cauculated at the checkout based on the weight of your order. Pricing structure per 20kg bag is as follows

    Local/Outer (including Palmerston North, Wanganui, Feilding, Dannievirke, Otaki) $12.50 /20kg

    Short Haul (including New Plymouth, Wellington, Napier) $20 /20kg

    Long Haul (including Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Gisborne) $25 /20kg

    Inter-Island (including all areas of the South Island) $40 /20kg

    It will cost an extra $5 for rural deliverys. If you are unsure go to to see if you need to add this charge. Allow 2 - 3 days for rural deliveries.

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