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Alpaca 101 Class - $50/$75
Alpaca 101 -Time noted below, and by appointment
is much to be learned about alpacas, from vaccines to genetics. This
informal program is ideal for those who wish to learn the basics of
alpaca care and ownership. Learn how to select an alpaca for purchase
with "hands-on" instruction, basic health care, breeding, shearing,
fiber sorting, grading and much more.
One 2-1/2 to 3-hour session, from 9:30 am to 12 noon, other times available by appointment!
Registration: Contact the farm @ 1-508-693-5554, or by email firstname.lastname@example.org, payment can be made online or by check.
Date: Monday, June 9, 2014 and by Appointment.
Class Fee: $50 per person, $75 per couple. Full credit of class fee applied towards a purchase of any Island Alpaca Co. alpaca, or breeding.
Please note @ check-out, the names of participants and requested dates.
Our class is very informal, and will adapt to your needs as a breeder, or soon to be breeder. Throughout the class we will take any questions and answers, and happy to discuss any topic at greater length.
Daily Alpaca Care:
Feeding and Barn Routine
Diet and Supplementation
Deworming, Vaccinations, Toe-Nail trimming, Teeth and Body Scoring
Breeding Practices, Pregnancy Determination, Birthing, Cria Care
Genetics and Herd Selection:
Fiber, Conformation, Teeth
Pasture Management, Barn Set-up, Fencing.
General Discussion / Question and Answers
A testimonial from some former students:
"Barbara, Jeff and I had an amazing time on your farm. I thank you so much for
hosting us for my best birthday ever. My highest compliments go out to
your staff: Ivy and Ashleigh.