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Welcome to AN's Alpaca Events Schedule!  Scroll down to view the events schedule in its entirety or use the drop-down boxes to be more specific in your search for events.
 

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September 23, 2017
Alpaca 101- 10 Basics to Raising Alpacas Wilmington, OH, US
Join Brad DeLaney of KB Alpacas and Vicky Brooks of Heatherbrook Farms from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to discuss the 10 basics to raising alpacas. This hands on seminar will include alpaca care, feeding, handling, injections, toenail trimming, fecals, body scoring, behavior checking, breeding and weighing. Lunch is provided. This seminar is ideal for the new breeder or someone who wants to learn more about these amazing animals. Click here for details
September 23 - 24, 2017
National Alpaca Farm Days Open House Grafton, OH, US
Have you ever visited a working Alpaca Farm? On the last weekend of September every year, many alpaca farms and ranches across America welcome visitors of all ages to meet their alpacas and learn about the alpaca lifestyle. Our Little World Alpacas will be opening our farm for National Alpaca Farm Days Open House on September 23-24 2017. Come visit our farm, and enjoy the quiet peacefulness of watching the alpacas as the babies play while their protective mom’s quietly watch. Our farm store will be open for this special event; we offer unique alpaca gifts for family and friends. Alpaca is the gift of warmth, hand knit hats and scarves and the warmest socks you’ll ever own, made from our own alpaca yarn along with many unique and different items made from alpaca. We will be open from 11am-4pm both days, but you are welcome to stay and watch our beautiful sunsets while the alpacas graze on 4 acres of pasture. Click here for details
October 14, 2017
Breeding for an End in Mind-Genetic Gain, Color, Product Wilmington, OH, US
Interested in advancing your herd quality and furthering your knowledge of fleece, color genetics and breeding selection factors? Join America’s Natural Fiberworks, Blessed Criations and KB Alpacas from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to discuss “Breeding for an End in Mind”.This seminar is ideal for all alpaca breeders striving to advance their herd quality (fleece, color, and phenotype). You’ll learn about fleece characteristics and how those characteristics influence the end products such as yarn. We will also discuss getting the colors you desire and will introduce a process to objectively evaluate animals. We will conclude by putting our discussion to application with a breeding selection exercise. Attendees will leave with an advanced understanding of how to breed for an end in mind-genetic advancement. A continental breakfast and lunch are included Click here for details
November 25, 2017
Christmas in the Alpaca Barn Grafton, OH, US
Come and join us for Our Little World Alpacas 4th Annual “Christmas in the Alpaca Barn” on Saturday, Nov 25 and Dec 2, 2017. Our alpacas will be in the barn for this event; come and enjoy an up close and personal look at these wonderful peaceful creatures. You are welcome to come and learn how the alpacas live, their temperament, what they eat and if you are lucky some of our friendliest alpacas may try and steal a kiss so have your camera’s ready. Our Farm store will be open if you are looking for unique gifts for family and friends. We feature products hand made from our own alpaca fiber, as well as unique products from Peru. Alpaca is the gift of warmth. Hand knit hats and scarves, Alpaca Bears & Dolls and the warmest socks you will ever own. Click here for details
December 2, 2017
Christmas in the Alpaca Barn Grafton, OH, US
Come and join us for Our Little World Alpacas 4th Annual “Christmas in the Alpaca Barn” on Saturday, Nov 25 and Dec 2, 2017. Our alpacas will be in the barn for this event; come and enjoy an up close and personal look at these wonderful peaceful creatures. You are welcome to come and learn how the alpacas live, their temperament, what they eat and if you are lucky some of our friendliest alpacas may try and steal a kiss so have your camera’s ready. Our Farm store will be open if you are looking for unique gifts for family and friends. We feature products hand made from our own alpaca fiber, as well as unique products from Peru. Alpaca is the gift of warmth. Hand knit hats and scarves, Alpaca Bears & Dolls and the warmest socks you will ever own. Click here for details
March 17 - 18, 2018
2018 MOPACA Invitational Alpaca Show Kansas City, MO, US
This will be the 15th Annual MOPACA Invitational Alpaca Show. Sign up for halter and walking fleece! Come and enjoy the fiber demonstrations and all of the vendors. We will have a silent auction which will benefit the MidAmerica Alpaca Foundation which support veterinary students interested in camelid education. Click here for details
 
 

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