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The Australian Alpaca Association Ltd.

Victorian Eastern Region of the Australian Alpaca Association Ltd.

October 2017
Sat 7th Sale Alpaca Show
Venue: Sale Show Grounds    Time: 8.00

Sale Alpaca Show

Sale Show Grounds on Saturday 7th October 2017.

Fleece to be Judged: Friday 6th October 2017

Judge:  Ms Adrienne Clarke

Conveynors : Robert Beard  - 0409 568690 and Denise Beard  - 0427 568607

This year we have a Suri Fancy Class and a Suri Wether Class - please see schedule for details. 

Fleeces are being judged on Friday 6th October 2017. Collection points as follows:

Almora Alpacas – Cardinia Joy Skinner : 0418257222. Fleeces must be delivered by Friday 29th September 2017

Moresby Farm Alpacas – Yea - Maddy Bissels : 0458224343. Fleeces must be delivered by 17th September 2017(Can be dropped off at the Jane Vaughan workshop)

Rustique Alpacas – Granite Rock – Robert and Denise Beard : 0409568690. Fleeces must be delivered by Friday 29th September 2017 

Postal Entries Close:  8th September 2017

Email Entries Close:  15th September 2017

Please remember it is a legal requirement to include your PIC (Property Identification Code) on all show Health Declaration Forms.

Schedule

Fleece ID Form

Entry Form

 

 

 

November 2017
Sun 12th Alpaca Training Day
(Lasting 1 days)
Venue: Jigaru Alpacas - 10 Murray's Road, Langley VIC 3444    Time: 10am
Contact: Louise Lazarus

Alpaca Workshop

Presented by: Karen Caldwell

Starting at 10am until 4pm

Children/Students - $20

Adults - $40

Couples - $70

 

Entries close by the 27 October 2017

BYO chair

 

Agenda

 

Stud Sire and herd selection/assessment

  • Sire selection for herd improvement
  • buying a herd sire
  • selecting a stud sire for stud service

 

Lunch

 

Criteria for animal selection

  • what to look for
  • what's in you herd
  • herd assessment
  • tips and pointers
  • Optimal breeding and birthing months

 

Afternoon tea

 

Hands on trait assessment and selection

  • Density
  • Fineness
  • Character types
  • Length
  • Lock and Lustre

Open discussion and question time

More details to come

February 2018
Sat 24th Berwick Alpaca Show
Venue: Akoonah Park

Berwick Alpaca Show

Akoonah Park , Berwick on Saturday 24th February 2018.

 

2017-2018 VER Alpaca Of The Year Rules

2017-2018 VER New Breeder Rules & Entry Form



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