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Visits to the Farm

We are doing small group visits to the farm for all ages this fall on select weekends.

Visits are arranged around Sheri's full time job as a pharmacist with a rotating schedule. TIMES WILL BE POSTED ON FACEBOOK AND WILL BE BOOKED ONCE DATES AND TIMES ARE ANNOUNCED. I CAN ONLY POST A COUPLE OF DATES AT A TIME DUE TO MY SCHEDULE AND ALPACA CHORES.

Visits are about an hour and you get carrots to feed the alpacas. We can charge for visits during the months of September, October, and November - fee is $8/person - anything above and beyond this fee is a donation to the care of the alpacas.

I will try to do as many weekends (mostly Saturdays) as I am able as I know there are a lot of people that want to visit.

Due to Covid-19, we will NOT be hosting our free open house the last weekend in September.


Omaha World Herald pic-taken by Brendan Sullivan

Omaha World Herald pic-taken by Brendan Sullivan

We are located in the beautiful hills of Fort Calhoun, Nebraska on 13 acres of mixed grassland and woods. We have a "log style house" overlooking our log style barn in a peaceful rural setting. Every morning we are blessed with being able to watch the sunrise over our alpacas.

We saw our first Alpaca in July 2007. We were able to feel how soft the fiber was on this beautiful, gentle animal and immediately fell in love - we even thought it was going to give us a kiss! We spent the following weekend doing research on the internet, and came to the conclusion that this was something we both wanted to pursue. Further research, visiting a number of alpaca farms, attending seminars, and alpaca shows only reinforced our belief that this business venture was going to be less stressful, fun, profitable, and bring us closer together. We purchased our first bred alpaca just 4 months after our initial alpaca contact. Our research supported the decision to acquire only the highest quality females which had been bred to top quality studs, and rebreed the females to other top quality studs as we expand our foundation herd. We have selected our stock from across the United States.

Our professional backgrounds are hospital pharmacy, and in construction, as a project manager. Our backgrounds have been beneficial in the design and layout of our facilities, as well as in preparation for the care of our animals. We added Sheri's Alpaca Boutique fall 2012. Classes began being offered in January 2013. We offer a few classes a year, generally in the winter season.

Due to the Washington County Planning Board’s decision on October 4th 2018, we can no longer sell out of our boutique. Starting in 2019, we will only be able host visits for a fee seasonally. Our seasonal hours will be September, October, November. These visits will be by appointment only as the owners have to work around their full time job commitments outside of the alpaca business.

We will continue to offer visits by donation (outside of the seasonal time frame) on a limited basis based on our availability. Please follow Alpacas of the Heartland on Facebook and watch for posts that will announce date and times of availability or you can text Sheri to check for availability (402-669-6979) Thank you for your support.

Please give us a call if you are interested in joining the wonderful world of alpacas. We will help you get your start with choosing a few good alpacas for your farm. Take some time to come out, relax, and see what the alpaca lifestyle is all about.. Please call for an appointment 402-669-6979 or 402-426-1909.

- Minimum downpayment of 10%.
- No interest if alpaca is paid off within one year of purchase.
- Other financing terms can be negotiated.