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.

Our next course is running on Sunday 6th June 2021, 10am-4pm.

We are currently fully booked but please do get in contact if you would like to be added to the waiting list for this course or future courses.

 

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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