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Welcome to Big Red Acres! 
Alpacas with quality genetics and their exotic products at affordable prices! 

Big Red Acres is a small alpaca farm just 30 minutes north of Boston in a quiet, rural setting in Andover, Massachusetts, and is convenient to all of New England.  You can learn more about us by going to About Big Red Acres.

Alpacas are graceful, curious, easy to care for, inexpensive to maintain, and relatively disease-free.  Alpaca ownership not only gives the opportunity for a source of revenue, but also provides an enjoyable, rewarding lifestyle.  Learn some of the basics about alpacas by clicking on Did you know?, and find out why alpacas have been called "the world's best livestock investment" by visiting Investing 101.

Big Red Acres' mission is to breed and lovingly raise the finest quality alpacas in many of their 22 natural colors while maximizing enjoyment of the animals and the outdoor lifestyle they promote.

Although Big Red Acres is not a large farm, we are fortunate to have alpacas with some of the most well-known bloodlines in the industry, and are working to continuously improve the quality of our herd.  Click on Alpaca Sales & Products to see the diversity of our farm's fine genetics.

We offer great quality alpacas and their exotic fleece products at very reasonable prices.  For prospective alpaca owners, Big Red Acres will provide the individual attention and guidance needed to ensure a solid start to your operation.  To see our current listing of alpacas for sale, click here.

To learn more about Big Red Acres and these wonderful animals, explore our site by simply clicking on the links shown at the top of each page and located throughout the text.

Feel free to contact us with any questions or to arrange a farm visit.



 What's new on the farm!

End of Year Alpaca Sale:  We are motivated to downsize our herd before winter.  Check our Sales List for our deeply-discounted herd packages or put together your own package for discounted pricing.


Alpaca Products Holiday Store HoursWe have many fine alpaca products (socks, hats, gloves, scarves, etc.), and our store will be open from 12:00 until 4:00 on the following daysSaturday & Sunday, November 28 & 29; Sunday, December 6; and Sunday December 13.  Weather-permitting,you will also have a chance to see the alpacas at the fence.  We are also open by appointment.


Featured HerdsireA.L. Paca's Ringo's Gusto has begun his breeding career by settling his first female.  A Simba son with incredible light fawn fleece!  Breed him to your dams to add density, fineness & crimp!  Intro fee just $800.  Gusto's show awards include 1st place halter at the 2015 Northeast Alpaca Expo and the 2015 Big E, and 1st place fleece at the 2015 NH Sheep & Wool Festival along the Best Brightness award and the Judge's Choice award.


Alpaca Gold:  With a farm donation we will gladly load your pickup truck bed or other container with some alpaca manure; one of the best natural fertilizers. By appointment. 


Farm Visits:  Please call or email to schedule your farm visit.


Big Red Acres Alpacas
Jen & Tom Boshar
159 Holt Road
Andover, MA 01810
Phone: (978) 475-8913