Alpaca Husbandry (Standard)
A one day course suited to the new owner or someone looking to farm alpacas who already have some basic livestock experience. This is a practical course covering the general husbandry tasks of handling, halter-training, vaccinations, foot-trimming etc.
* Private “one to one” courses also available at £175.00 including VAT.
Shearing courses are run in the spring and are suitable for both beginners and improvers. Our experienced shearer Colin Ottery joins us for the day to assist with this course and numbers are strictly limited to give individual attention.
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Tailor-made ‘One to One’ Courses
If you require assistance in any aspects of keeping alpacas which do not fall into the above categories, we are prepared to offer a ‘One to One’ course, tailor-made to the individual’s requirements. If you would like to discuss this then please telephone us.
What to Bring
Please come prepared for the variable Devon weather and draughty barns
Wellies and overalls are required for practical aspects
Lots of questions and a sense of humour!
Refreshments and Accommodation details
Lunch is provided on one-day courses and coffee, tea etc is available all day.
We have a list of excellent bed and breakfast establishments nearby – details upon request.
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