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Alpaca Courses & Workshops

 

 

Keeping and handling alpacas

for new owners/those buying in the near future (full day)

 

 

Next course...

 

Thursday 6th August 2020 -  9.30-4.30pm  Fully booked

 

Next date: Jan 2021

 

 

Workshops on AlpacasIf you are a new owner or planning to buy alpacas in the near future we can offer a full day course with lunch, hand outs and completion certificate included. 

 

The course will be held at Yew Tree Alpacas, Anstey, Buntingford, Herts SG9 0DA (Please note due to Coronavirus restricitons we are likley to hold the indoor part of the workshop in the Anstey village hall 10 minutes walk from our farm. Parking facilities at the hall.This will allow us to comply with social distancing requirements.


Cost is £95 including lunch (No vat)

 

As British Alpaca Society (BAS) Affiliate Trainers Yew Tree Alpacas can run BAS approved courses which use a set of modules approved by the British Alpaca Society.

 

 

There will be a mix of  theory and practical sessions throughout the day. It will be split into two main sections basic day to day husbandry and healthcare in the morning followed by handling and halter training in the afternoon. Lunch will be provided with refreshments at the start and end of the day. 

 

To ensure we comply with government  Covid 19 requirements the indoor part of this course will be in the Anstey Village hall (10 mins walk from our Yew Tree site). This will enable us to maintain social distancing indoors.

There are a maximum of 8 places on this course

 

The BAS modules 1-5 will be covered;

 

  - Feeding and basic management
  - Vaccination, worming and supplements
  - Catching your alpaca

  - Fitting a head collar
  - Halter training
  

Book via our online shop (pay via card)

 

 


 

 

New Breeders Course (British Alpaca Society affiliated course)

for novice alpaca breeders and those thinking about breeding alpacas (full day)

 

 

Next date likely to be in September 2020. 

Please email to inform us of your interest and we will contact you when the next date is confirmed.

 

Breeding Workshops on Alpacas

The course will be held at Yew Tree Alpacas, Anstey, Buntingford, Herts SG9 0DA


Cost is £95 including lunch (No vat)

 

This course is aimed at novice alpaca breeders or those new to breeding. It is ideal for those approaching their first breeding season in 2020 or thinking of buying female alpacas (and possibly stud males) to start a breeding herd.

The course will be a mix of theory and practical sessions and will be split into two main sections; In the morning, what to look for in an alpaca (conformation and fleece) and options for breeding & mating. Birthing alpacas, covering preparation, the birthing period and post natal care in the afternoon.

Lunch will be provided, also coffee/tea & biscuits at the start and end of the day

Hard copy handouts and a certificate of completion are also included in the cost.

 

Book via our online shop (pay via card)

 

  


 


For any questions prior to booking please call or email....

Tel: 01763 848257

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Testimonials

Hi Penny & Steven, just a quick note to say thank you both for a truly enjoyable afternoon we both had with you both, all the alpacas and of course Isaac. I have wanted a walk with them for years and it was well worth waiting for. We very much want to come again so keeping my fingers crossed.

Maggi, Hitchin

 

 

What an absolutely brilliant experience. We both enjoyed it very much and hope to return to do another walk with you soon. 

 

Katie