Alpaca Husbandry

Join us on the farm where you will learn how to take care of these gentle and fascinating creatures.  Topics covered include the following:

    •     – Considerations for keeping an alpaca eg. land, shelter, company Feeding, diet and nutrition
    •     – Assessing an alpaca (fleece and conformation)
    •     – Herding, handling and haltering an alpaca
    •     – Day to day husbandry tasks such as trimming toenails, body scoring, spotting health problems
    •     – Common complaints how to spot them and what to do

 

The course will be part classroom and part hands-on with the alpacas so attendees should come prepared for the elements A minimum of 5 attendees are required for the course to run.  If the minimum number of people is not reached then attendees will be notified by the 30th of August.

Registration


Date

Sep 21 2019

Cost

£50.00

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