Sandollar Farms Alpacas & Pyrs offers frequent seminars to introduce the alpaca and the fiber industry to people who are interested in one or the other or both. Gates open at 8:30am for hospitality and the seminar begins promptly at 9am. The price includes continental breakfast, snacks, lunch and handout materials for two adults from the same farm. Children under 12 are free (2 max)!
-- Session #1 - Alpacas are a fiber producing animal! The morning session introduces the alpaca history, fleece and conformation characteristics, what we do with the fiber, why we raise alpacas, why you might want to have alpacas, and the industry outlook today. Nikki is an Apprentice Sorter/Grader in the SGC Program and loves discussing alpacas and their fiber attributes.
-- Session #2 - The afternoon session introduces caring for your new alpacas. The basics of husbandry and handling and are covered. Nikki is a Senior Consultant for the Camelidynamics program and loves sharing her knowledge of behavior and husbandry.
Check our calendar of events for the next one; reservations are required, and space is limited. Sign up today!
Gates Open at 8:30am for hospitality; seminar begins promptly at 9am
Continental Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided
Materials and Handouts
Hands-on with the Alpacas in the afternoon