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May
25

Visitors welcome this weekend, about 10 AM to 3 PM all three days. Check out our alpacas and llamas. The ranch store will be open. (Socks, scarves, yarn, hats and more) Over the weekend we will be working with fleeces,spinning, dying fiber and making dryer balls- It's a work weekend for us, so lots going on. Check out alpaca ranching!

May
29

The Midwest Buck Sale is the premiere meat goat breeder event. This is an opportunity for every breeder to market their replacement breeding stock. Anyone may enter the Midwest Buck Sale and have their stock evaluated. Once stock are evaluated, they are then sorted for sale order. The Midwest Buck Sale gives National Awards for stock that best represents and preservers that breed. Stock must be guaranteed reproductive. Includes seminars, vendors, and more! See event website for more details.

May
29

DATE/TIME Starting May 29th Wednesday Evenings @ 5:30pm DETAILS Yoga in our pasture with the alpacas Yogi-Lucy Snyder Lucy’s yoga teaching and practice emphasizes the joy in the process; the journey. A process of self-discovery and play through strength training and refinement of the physical body, presence of mind, and awareness of breath. She received her 200 hr. Yoga Teacher Training from Abbe Ciulla and Rachael Frodyma at Nanaquaket Yoga Studio. 15$ per Person. Pay online or in person. Pay by credit card, cash, Paypal or check (payable to Hope Alpaca Farm) Bring Yoga mat All levels welcome Weather Permitting-please check farm website for cancellations No Smoking or pets No feeding/touching alpacas without supervision

Jun
1

This seminar will focus on the importance of uniformity of micron as the primary fleece consideration in breeding decisions. We will explore how to identify uniformity within the prime blanket area, as well as establishing measurable components to be tracked annually. Participants should bring fleeces from their herd to evaluate during the seminar. Decision-making strategies based on generational gain will be emphasized. There will also be a brief introduction to fleece evaluation and how to skirt a fleece before we go into a deep dive on how to evaluate uniformity in a fleece. The Clinic will be held at the Marjorie Stewart Senior Community Center in Sherwood. The clinic will run from 8:30 am to 5 pm with a short lunch and a couple of breaks. It will be FREE for AAWO members and $85 for nonmembers. We hope you can come and glean some of the important information that Cheryl has to offer about alpaca fleece. You can email me and let me know if you want to attend. I will add your name to the list.

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US Yaks

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National Saanen Breeders Association

National Saanen Breeders Association

Nigerian Dairy Goat Association

Nigerian Dairy Goat Association

Guernsey Goat Breeders of America

Guernsey Goat Breeders of America

American Kiko Goat Association

American Kiko Goat Association

New Jersey Alpaca Community

New Jersey Alpaca Community

Alpaca Owners and Breeders in Ontario

Alpaca Ontario

Georgia Alpaca Association

Georgia Alpaca Association

State of Jefferson Alpaca Association

State of Jefferson Alpaca Association

Michigan Alpaca Livestock Products And Commerce Association (MI-ALPACA)

MI-Alpaca

New England Alpaca Owners & Breeders Association

New England Alpaca Owners & Breeders Assoc.

Upper Midwest Alpacas

Upper Midwest Alpacas

North Sound Alpaca Association

North Sound Alpaca Association

Pacific Northwest Alpaca Association

Pacific Northwest Alpaca Association

Alpaca Breeders Alliance of N. Colorado

Alpaca Breeders Alliance of N. Colorado

Midwest Alpaca Owners & Breeders Assoc.

Midwest Alpaca Owners & Breeders Association

Kentucky Alpaca Association

Kentucky Alpaca Association

Empire Alpaca Association

Empire Alpaca Association

Great Lakes Alpaca Assoc.

Great Lakes Alpaca Association

Pennsylvania Alpaca Owners & Breeders Assoc.

Pennsylvania Alpaca Owners & Breeders Assoc.

California Alpaca Breeders Assoc.

California Alpaca Breeders Assoc.

Alpaca Breeders of Arizona

Alpaca Breeders of Arizona

Illinois Alpaca Owners & Breeders Assoc.

Illinois Alpaca Owners & Breeders Association

Carolina Alpaca Breeders & Owners

Carolina Alpaca Breeders & Owners

Maryland Alpaca Breeders Association

Maryland Alpaca Breeders Association

Maine Alpaca Association

Maine Alpaca Association

TxOLAN Alpaca Association

TX, OK, LA, AR, NM Alpaca Association

Alpaca Breeders of the Rockies

Alpaca Breeders of the Rockies

Virginia Alpaca Owners & Breeders Assoc.

Virginia Alpaca Owners & Breeders Association

Mid-Atlantic Alpaca Association

Mid-Atlantic Alpaca Association

Indiana Alpaca Association

Indiana Alpaca Association

Columbia Alpaca Breeders Association

Columbia Alpaca Breeders Association

Alpaca Association of Western Washington

Alpaca Association of Western Washington

Florida Alpaca Breeders Association

Florida Alpaca Breeders Association

Suri Alpaca Network

Suri Network

New Mexico Alpaca Breeders

New Mexico Alpaca Breeders