Alpaca Care Course

Alpaca Care Course
Price: £75

This course is primarily aimed at those who wish to realise their alpaca dream with the confidence of hands-on training, and also at those new breeders who feel they would benefit from some extra training in a wonderful relaxed atmosphere.

The workshop lasts about 5 hours and covers the following topics:

Hands on Training - toe nail clipping, injections, halter training, vitamin drenches

Recommended alpaca first aid kit

Advice on Alpaca Nutrition

Farm Layout, Shelter and Fencing

Pasture Management

Teaching Alpacas to Walk on a Lead

Moving Alpacas Around the Farm

Holding Techniques

Checklist for purchasing alpacas

Medical Care - working with your vet

Advice on selection of stud males and fertility problems

Preparing alpaca fleeces for processing and for showing

Bio-Security

Lunch and refreshments during the day and a small alpaca gift are included.

Duration: Approx 5 hours 10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Course numbers limited to 6 to enable all participants to get maximum benefit from the course. Not suitable for children under 14 years of age.

Forthcoming Dates:

Sunday, 22nd March 2015 - 10.00 am to 3.00 pm

Sunday, 19th April 2015 - 10.00 am to 3.00 pm

Sunday, 10th May 2015 - 10.00 am to 3.00 pm

Sunday, 17th May 2015 - 10.00 am to 3.00 pm

General Course Notes:

If participants purchase breeding female alpacas from us during the twelve months following their attendance on this course, the cost of the course will be refunded.

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