Legendary Alpacas of Texas outside of Maypearl has a corner on the market of cute farm animals.
There’s nothing in the barnyard more charming than an alpaca. Their big eyes peer out of a fuzzball head that bobs around on a long, furry neck. An adult weighs around 150 pounds and stands about 5 feet tall.
A member of the Camelidae family, alpacas are friendly and inquisitive. They crowd around the fence when visitors approach.
“They’re a lot like cats,” Gina Glasscock says of her herd. “They’ll let you pet them if it suits them.”
Gina got into alpaca ranching in 2007 after her mother saw an infomercial on TV about the animals. She and her husband were…