Hi BJ, I, too, have a fiber herd. I sell my males for $500 each and have found that the largest farms can often be the best place to buy. At Patagonia, for example, it is possible to buy males for $300. The large farms really just need to get rid of a lot of males each year. All the best. Dick --- List Name: Alpaca Fibre Production ListAddress: alpaca_fibre@xxxxxxxxxxxxx List Archives: //www.freelists.org/archives/alpaca_fibre/ List Administrator: Ian Watt (alpacaconsult@xxxxxxxxxxxxx) How to Unsubscribe: send an email to alpaca_fibre-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx and put "unsubscribe" (without the quotes) in the Subject line of the email.