ALL ABOUT ALPACAS SEMINAR

Horse Mountain Alpacas along with Marquita Ranch Alpacas are hosting a seminar for individuals interested in learning all about the alpaca industry.  Come and spend a day at Horse Mountain to learn and see if alpaca ownership is right for you!

Where:   Horse Mountain Alpacas

When:     June 6, 2009

                 10:00 am  – 3:00 pm

Cost:        $15.00 (lunch included)

 

Schedule of Events:

10:00-12:00

Why Alpacas?

  • A brief history of the alpaca and the alpaca industry. Why people decide to own this alternative livestock and their purpose.

Are Alapcas for You?

  • What is involved in owning and caring for alpacas?  
  • What do you need to get strted?  
  • What type of property and barn set up do you need.  
  • What are the initial costs involved? 
  •  How is shearing done and what do you do with the fleece?

12:00-1:00 (lunch provided)

1:00-3:00 

Meet the Alpaca

  • spend some time with our alpacas
  • find out what to look for when choosing your alpacas
  • see some basiv herd management procedures (toenail trimming, shots, barn management)
  • look at some of the beautiful end products that can be made from their amazing fleece

We will be available to answer questions as long as you  have them!!

 

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Click link below to get registration form:

Registration Form

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