The Premier UK Alpaca Breeder
Breeding Champions Since 1989

Beginners’ Day Course

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/06/2017
All Day

Location
Bozedown Farm

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On the day you will learn all about these wonderful, enchanting animals. Learn while walking around our Thames-side farm (level ground), and by handling alpacas. See the end product made from our own fleeces. Ask questions. You will leave the day confident to manage and care for your alpacas and protect your investment.

Topics covered on the day include:
Fencing, Catch Areas, Handling Systems, Shelters
Pasture Management
Feeding and Nutrition: Grass, Hay and   Supplements
Teeth: Care and Awareness
Foot Care: Toenail trimming
Head-Collars: Correct Fitting
Weighing and Body Condition Scoring
Conformation and Fibre
Breeding and Weaning
Fleece Sorting Demonstration
Finance: Your Investment, Expenses, VAT, Income Tax.

If you are thinking about breeding alpacas, or simply wish to buy geldings as pets and/or fibre producers, this is a day not to be missed!

We hold Beginners Days at Bozedown Alpacas throughout the year.

Registration and Coffee 10.00 am
Course runs from 10.30 to 16.30 approx.
£45 per adult, including light lunch.

To reserve a place, please phone Mary-Jo on 0771 875 0303, or email maryjo@bozedown-alpacas.co.uk