Alpaca Education Registration

Business Planning Weekend for Farmers & Ranchers – March 23 & 24, 2019

(Win a FREE Manure Management Plan!)

  • Location Long Acres Alpaca Farm
  • One person to receive FREE Manure Management Plan!
  • Cost $200 per person/$300 for 2 people from the same farm
  • Lunch & Continental breakfast included both days
  • Dinner and accommodations not included
  • Rent the Guest House $250 per night. Sleeps 6 (3 bedrooms)
  • Limited class size

Learning Objectives:

  • Perform SWOT Analysis
  • Develop a Business Plan
  • Learn Basic Electronic or Pen/Paper Bookkeeping
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Breeding,  Birthing & Cria Care Weekend – April 13 & 14, 2019

  • Location Cinco C’s Alpacas
  • Includes Cria Birthing Essentials—FREE!
  • Cost $200 per person/$300 for 2 people from the SAME FARM
  • Lunch & Continental breakfast included both days
  • Dinner and accommodations not included
  • Rent the Guest House – Contact Carol for info – [email protected]
  • Limited class size

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss normal breeding cycles & behavior testing
  • Identify dystocias and when to intervene
  • Learn how to correct dystocias and when to call the veterinarian
  • Explain postpartum cria care and ongoing care and more!
Breeding Birthing Cria Care

Shearing Weekend – May 11 & 12, 2019

  • Location Long Acres Alpaca Farm
  • Bring up to 4 animals to be shorn!
  • Cost $200 per person/$300 for 2 people from the same farm
  • Lunch & Continental breakfast included both days
  • Dinner and accommodations not included
  • Rent the Guest House $250 per night. Sleeps 6 (3 bedrooms)
  • Limited class size

Learning Objectives:

  • How to shear your animals
  • Station setup
  • Shearing efficiently
  • Identifying shearing goals
  • How your pasture affects your harvest
  • Getting your harvest into the supply chain
  • Accurate record keeping
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Fiber Weekend – DATE TBA

  • Cost $200 per person/$300 for 2 people from the same farm
  • Lunch & Continental breakfast included both days
  • Dinner and accommodations not included
  • Rent the Guest House
  • Limited class size

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn Grading
  • Sorting & Classing
  • Identify options for fiber uses,
  • Learn about Walking Fleece
  • EPD programs and much more!
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Healthy Herd Weekend – DATE TBA

  • Cost $200 per person/$300 for 2 people from the same farm
  • Lunch & Continental breakfast included both days
  • Dinner and accommodations not included
  • Rent the Guest House
  • Limited class size

Learning Objectives:

  • Includes fecal evaluation, physical exam, illnesses and interventions, procedures, alpaca handling and much more!
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