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In a stunning revelation in the commercial break my column to the -- -- and company just told me.
One of his most offbeat investments was alpaca investing which is -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Out half as yes they are known for their luxurious -- And adorable faces but they are also an opportunity for you to make money over and over again joining me now with our offbeat investment special.
-- -- crack so copper Starr alpaca farm owners great to have you here.
Okay now I'm let me push back on me here because I'm looking at the same alpaca.
How do you even begin to start getting invested in something like this.
Please start with those adorable faces -- and then.
We did our research and decided that this was what they wanted what was your job before alpaca reason.
I'm an architect.
-- still have a practice and packed but.
I was always interest in animals and you know format itself.
We had a place we had the land so.
We decided we were gonna do it let's talk a little bit about the details about pack up the -- It's like sheep -- Over and over again the animal it's not like you're reading -- -- you -- got -- live your treating it like a pet in a way and then you -- it and let's show some of this.
There are different parts of the alpaca wool.
That have different fields to them yes and -- -- think the blanket which is the top line of the -- this feels like the softest and gore I have ever felt it is not like -- at all what about this is saying this is also the blanket book this is what we make our finer.
And products with that you Wear against your skin and what's become very chic to make sweaters out of alpaca you were wearing one right now.
And the interesting aspect about this is that.
If you -- get a shot of this help Pak us actually have their 22 different colors of alpaca.
This is not died this is the actual color.
There is no other animal in the natural world that has that many separate different colors correct that's correct back.
-- just this horrible it's fascinating guess that talk about how you -- is that we have the land is it necessary that you have to have the went.
No there's something called -- just -- which.
People that just wanna get started -- get a feel for the industry you can purchase an adult and pay to have it kept at another farm.
How -- is an animal.
They range anywhere from a few hundred dollars to.
Thousands of OK to maybe up to 20000 dollars.
Let you know what can people make off an alpaca -- a year by selling this -- from the alpaca.
What is the -- that you guys of government.
Again it -- it berries on the type of that the quality of the impact of the genetics behind me -- pack let's say it's a top quality alpaca you picked it right.
It could be tens of thousands of that you could make on the map pack you cut per year in fact we sought numbers as high as about 75000.
Dollar on this elephant animal issue on the sale of an animal there.
And and as you look at them the medical expenses because I look at this disabled people are watching right now and they say I wanna adjust to it which would be -- with somebody like you.
How much do you charge per day to adjust it it ranges according to -- you are in the country could be 250 day to four dollars two dollars and fifty cents for four dollars and what do you get you can maybe make up to 75000 off the sailor tens of thousands off the wall or yes and you -- -- but yet there's costs and raising the animal.
This -- taking care of the animals.
Leaving us this -- to ten.
This is an -- Teddy bear -- what -- it's great to see you.
And it's copper Starr farm yet you have a farm store by the way where you sell all kinds of products made from alpaca including things.
Like that thank you so much for being here -- give him our offbeat investment should go and Barbara Africa copper Starr alpaca farm owners and by.
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