HUSBANDRY COURSE  -

Alpacas

Are you interested in owning your own alpacas?

Do you want to learn more about the care of these lovely creatures?

Our Alpaca Husbandry Course is perfectly designed to give you the fundamentals required to own and care for your own alpacas.

We will have several husbandry courses in 2022.

Please get in touch if you would like to find out more or be added to our waiting list.

 

We can also offer private 

husbandry courses on days that we are running our herd health checks, this will allow you to prepare for your own herd and have personalised training for your own interests and situation.

Get in contact for available dates.

Our introduction to husbandry course teaches you the basics of alpaca husbandry including:

  • Herding 

  • Handling

  • Herd Health

  • Food and nutrition

  • Body-scoring

  • Checking eyelid pallor

  • Pasture Management

  • Mating

  • Birthing Kits

  • Foot Care

  • Injections

  • Worming

  • Training

  • Shearing

  • Teeth Trimming

  • Fleece Skirting

  • Transporting Alpacas

  • Choosing the alpacas that are right for you

  • Take Home Information Sheets

  • Aftercare and Advice.

If you are interested in buying alpacas from us we are happy to discuss various packages of suitable alpacas for your interests from starter herds for breeding, pets or fibre producers. We recommend that all owners attend a husbandry course whether with us or another provider before purchasing their first alpacas.

Contact for details

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50% OFF Visits from December 1st - February 18th 2022.