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  • Writer's pictureUrsula Delgado

Alpaca Suri from Perú

In Perú there are two types of breeds: alpaca suri and alpaca huacaya. 75% of alpacas are found in the south of the country, there are divided in 15% alpaca suri and 85% alpaca huacaya. Today we talk about alpaca suri.


Alpaca suri have some particular characteristics abourt their fiber:

  • Lank fiber.

  • Softer.

  • Shinny hair-like.

  • Hanging long fleece.

  • Lowe density.

  • More elastic.

The alpaca suri has 22 natural colours, in shades ranging from white to black and diffferent shades of brown. It's fiber is much softer than the alpaca huacaya, which makes it a breed of superior quality.

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