Call or email us if you'd like to attend or know more about any of these events.
Alpaca Shearing and Cetification Clinic: Saturday & Sunday May 27-28, 2017. Wow, this class has been a huge hit previous years. This clinic will be a 2 day class held Memorial Day Weekend. Taught by 'Master Shearer' Franc Winkley! Why not learn how to shear your own alpacas and maybe even get out there and make a few bucks shearing others as well? This class is for ALL LEVELS of shearers, and Certification is available for 4 different levels of skill. So, come learn the basics or hone your skills to a more advanced level. Pro apprenticeships available. Discounted tuition for experienced shearers. In 2017 WE ARE ADDING NEW SUPPORT CREW student position. So if you are learning to shear, you can bring a family member or helper with you so that they may learn how to assist you with your shearing when you go back home. It doesn't get much better than that! With this excellent seminar you are sure to have a great time and make new friends while acquiring huge money saving skills for your farm. Class includes meals and Dinner Social. Contact Franc Winkely at www.PremiumHarvestShearing.com 503-828-7423 for tuition and further details.
Neonatial Seminar Feb 18, 2017: Learn how to birth Alpacas. Every alpaca owner expecting cria should attend Neonatal training! One day class is 7:30-5:00 pm at Eldora Suri Alpacas. Taught by Pat Long DVM, class include hands on 'wet lab' training. Learn strategies for dealing with difficult deliveries of cria. Come see learn handy tips and tricks that experienced breeders use for everything from stocking your cria kit to birthing to cria care. Class size is limited, so Register early to assure your place in the class. Send email, call or text Leanne at 720-840-6585. Tuition is $135 for AAWO members and $150 for all others. RNA1501@MSN.COM
February 2015: Neonatal Seminar held at Eldora Suri Alpacas. Learn how to care for the pregnant female and birth the babies. It's a must do for every new breeder. Don't wait to sign up for this class. Space is very limited.
May 23-25 Shearing Done Right Seminar. Held at Eldora Suri Alpacas Lebanon, Oregon. This 3 day seminar taught by Franc Winkley of Premium Harvest Shearing teaches you how to shear your own alpacas while maximizing your harvest. This class is for alpaca owners and future alpaca shearers who would like to become professional shearers. Learn every aspect of shearing including equipment maintenance, safe handling, fleece collection, and proper shear techniques. This is a fun weekend- lunch provided every day and a BBQ Social on Saturday evening. For details call Franc Winkley at Premium Harvest Shearing 360-949-3192 details at www.premiumharvestshearing.com November 22, 2014: AAWO Holiday Market at the Mission Mill, Salem Oregon. This is where you get to see the unique alpaca creations we've worked on all year. Purchase that special gift for someone. August 26-28 2014. See us at the Oregon State Fair, in the Livestock Pavilion. Alpaca clothing and products, plus our Alpaca Cuties on display. Come say hello and enjoy the Fair!May 27, 2014 Shearing Day at Eldora Suri Alpacas. Hand Spinners and crafters can purchase suri alpaca fleece right off the animal.February 22 2014: Neonatal Seminar held at Eldora Suri Alpacas. Taught by Dr. Pat Long. Contact us for more information.August 26-28 2013: See us at the Oregon State FairJune 11, 2013 Shearing day at Eldora Suri Alpacas. Anyone can come and your help is especially appreciated. March 2, 2013 Neonatal Clinic at Eldora Suri Alpacas. Learn about birthing alpacas. Taught by Dr. Patrick Long.Nov. 30 & Dec. 1 2012 See us at Alpaca Gifts and More. Buy locally grown alpaca products. Salem Grange Hall.Nov. 10, 2012 See us at Alpaca Gifts and More. Buy locally grown alpaca products. Albany Grange Hall, Albany.
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