Introduction to Alpaca Ownership

Introductory workshop, for those considering alpaca ownership
Delivery is free of charge
Sales price £45.00
Intro to Alpacas - Sat 23rd June '18
Introduction to keeping Alpacas 
Next  Workshop - Sat June 23rd 2018

A great chance to see if keeping Alpacas is right for you.


Our intro workshop on keeping alpacas is from 11.30am - 3.30pm (mix of theory and hands on), and takes place at Yew Tree Alpacas in Anstey, near Buntingford, Hertfordshire SG0DA. The cost is £45 per person lunch included


This workshop offers a real insight into what keeping alpacas involves with plenty of opportunity to answer questions in a small group environment. A mix of classroom and practical including contact and handling our alpacas. There will be a maximum of six attendees on the workshop. The workshop is ideal for those thinking of ownership but don't know what's involved or just for those wanting to go into more detail and get hands on experience. A great next stage after you have been on our alpaca walking.


You will also get a chance to raise any specific areas of interest prior to the day.


The workshop will cover the following...


  • Background on alpacas, their characteristics and day to day needs
  • Key essentials for keeping alpacas; field sizes, fencing, shelter etc.
  • Year round management tasks and day to day duties including feeding requirements
  • Hands on with Yew Tree's alpacas - get to halter, handle and lead
  • See how to condition score, trim feet and check teeth
  • Time for questions over tea & biscuits before you go


Also includes...


  • Sandwich lunch
  • Take away notes covering the subject areas on the workshop


Please do contact us to discuss more fully, we are happy answer any questions or queries before booking email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or you can book direct above at our online shop


Next Workshop Sat 23rd June 2018


Click here for an example programme  


£45 per person 


£80 per couple





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the british alpaca society
All Yew Tree Alpacas are BAS registered


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Fabulous day, full of fun and informative facts, and the chance to feed the alpacas up close.

Sophia, Chrishall