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Alpaca workshops from Alpaca Magic

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Alpaca Magic offer workshops educating people on alpacas and llamas. At this hands on  workshop, interaction with both alpacas and llamas is essential. This workshop caters especially for the beginner, with only a small group so that individual needs can be met.  It is run in an informal atmosphere with ample opportunity to handle the animals, ask questions and take photos.

Topics included in the alpaca and lama workshop:

  • The difference between alpacas & llamas, and the benefits of each
  • Herding, catching, restraining, handling, training & leading
  • Basic care, husbandry & management
  • Llamas as guardians against foxes
  • Investment, how to purchase stock on a limited budget
  • Making a hobby farm viable
  • Selecting an alpaca or llama, (with a "mock" purchase)
  • Agistment (boarding) livestock for the city dweller
  • Fleece assessment & production

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