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Survey

We created the following survey to learn more about our customers as well as the alpaca farming community in general. If you have a few minutes, we'd love for you to complete the survey below. If you have participated and would like a copy of the results, simply let us know and we'll make sure that they're emailed to you at the end of the survey.

Thank you.

 

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1.Farm: General ( 1 of 10 ) *
The value must be greater than or equal to -1.

How many years have you been in business? If less than 1, please enter 0.

2.Farm: General ( 2 of 10 ) *

Do you co-own any animals?

Yes No
3.Farm: General ( 3 of 10 ) *

How many alpaca do you currently own/co-own?

  # Huacayas # Suris
Alpaca Types:
4.Farm: General ( 4 of 10 ) *
The value must be greater than or equal to -1.

How many alpaca are kept at your farm?

5.Farm: General ( 5 of 10 ) *
The value must be greater than or equal to -1.

How many of your males are sires?

6.Farm: General ( 6 of 10 ) *
The value must be greater than or equal to -1.

How many of your males are geldings?

7. Farm: General ( 7 of 10 ) *

Are you looking to maintain, increase or decrease you herd size over the next 2 years?

8.Farm: General ( 8 of 10 )

Is your farm also your place of residence?

Yes No
9.Farm: General ( 9 of 10 ) *
The value must be greater than or equal to -1.

How many years have you owned alpaca? If less than 1, please enter 0.

10. Farm: General ( 10 of 10 ) *

What is the age group of the "primary farm owner"?

11.Farm: Finances ( 1 of 5 ) *

Do you currently have a farm store?

Yes No
12.Farm: Finances ( 2 of 5 ) *

Please rate the importance of the following revenue streams:

  Very Significant Significant Neutral Insignificant Very Insignificant
Premium Alpacas
Pet Quality Alpacas
Fiber & Fiber Products
Breedings
Agisting
Service Offerings
13.Farm: Finances ( 3 of 5 ) *

Are alpaca your farm's primary source of income?

Yes No
14. Farm: Finances ( 4 of 5 ) *

What's the most you've paid for a single alpaca?

15. Farm: Finances ( 5 of 5 ) *

In today's economy and alpaca market, what is the most you would consider spending on a single alpaca?

16.Farm: Pastures ( 1 of 5 ) *
The value must be greater than or equal to -1.

How many acres of pasture do you have?

17.Farm: Pastures ( 2 of 5 ) *

When establishing your pastures did you have your soil tested?

Yes No
18.Farm: Pastures ( 3 of 5 ) *

Do you protect your pastures with an electric fence?

Yes No
19.Farm: Pastures ( 4 of 5 ) *

With the exception of a guard dog, do your alpaca share the pasture with any other animals (goat, donkey, etc.) ?

Yes No
20.Farm: Pastures ( 5 of 5 ) *

Have you ever had an alpaca escape from a pasture?

Yes No
21.Farm: Marketing ( 1 of 2 ) *

Does your farm have a website?

Yes No
22.Farm: Marketing ( 2 of 2 ) *

Please rate the importance of the following marketing strategies:

  Very Significant Significant Neutral Insignificant Very Insignificant
Website
Alpaca Shows
Mailings
Facebook
Twitter
Print Ads
Radio
T.V.
23.Farm: Fiber Handling ( 1 of 3 ) *

Do you belong to or leverage a fiber cooperative?

Yes No
24. Farm: Fiber Handling ( 2 of 3 ) *

Do you shear your own alpaca or do you hire a shearer? 

25. Farm: Fiber Handling ( 3 of 3 ) *

What do you do with you thirds?

26.OPTIONAL

What is your overall impression of the alpaca industry?