Southern Iowa Alpacas

    Specializing in Accoyo Genetics

Accoyo Genetics are some of the finest alpaca genetics in the world.

About 50 years ago, Don Julio Barreda began the art and science of selective breeding alpacas in the high mountains of Peru. He carefully culled his herd based on fiber characteristics. He selected only those alpacas with superior finest, heavy shear weights and strong confirmation.


Then in the mid 1990's he release a small portion of his herd to be imported to the US. Only 50 herdsires and about 300 dams were imported from Accoyo, Don Julio Barreda's ranch.


Southern Iowa Alpacas specialized in and raised only high quality Full Accoyo huacaya alpacas.


There are now very few, Full Accoyo alpacas in the US.