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Alpaca beginners day

October 6 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Alpaca beginner's day

Alpaca open day course.

Our alpaca beginners day course is aimed at you if you are thinking that alpaca ownership might suit you! On the day, you will learn all about keeping these amazing animals – Spring Farm’s alpacas.

What’s covered?

During the day, we will cover topics including:

  • Why keep alpacas?
  • Alpaca daily routines
  • Handling and haltering
  • Vets, diseases and biosecurity
  • Why choose Spring Farm Alpacas?
  • Our complete back up service
  • Alpaca fibre

What if it rains?

Part of our alpaca beginners day is indoors in a warm office and part is outdoors where we cover handling and the like. If the weather is poor, we can still offer this under cover in our purpose built handling facilities. The day runs from 10:30am till about 4:30pm and includes refreshments and a sandwich lunch – please let us know if you have any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking. We have ample off street parking as well so that’s not an issue.

Is it right for me?

The day is aimed at anyone who is thinking about breeding alpacas or just buying alpacas as pets. We can also cover other topics such as showing alpacas and the “business” of alpacas if required. Just let us know, when you contact us, how you think alpaca ownership might fit into your life. Just be aware – we started with three!!

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We only have limited space on these days so if you are interested in alpaca ownership and attending our beginners day course, you need to reserve a space in advance.

What will it cost?

The cost of these days is just £25 per person (inc. VAT) to include a sandwich lunch and tea/coffee/soft drinks. The cost is fully refundable against a purchase of a Spring Farm alpaca (although please remind us!).

Is the beginners day a one off?

If this day doesn’t suit your diary, we will be offering other days throughout the year but feel free to contact us in the meantime so we can let you know when the next beginners day is coming up.

We also can offer one on one husbandry days here at Spring Farm. These might  appeal to existing owners looking to learn how to handle their alpacas better. Our tailored husbandry days only cost £100 plus VAT per person (£110 plus VAT per couple) and offer exceptional value for money. As these are bespoke, please contact us directly to arrange a one on one husbandry day.

We have 20 years experience of alpaca breeding and are known throughout the industry for our friendly, well trained alpacas and our second to none back-up.

We look forward to meeting you!

Vicki and Chris





October 6
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Spring Farm Alpacas
01825 790885


Spring Farm Alpacas
Spring Farm, North Hall Lane
Fletching, East Sussex TN22 3SA United Kingdom
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