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Jan
19

Calpaca’s “All Aspect Education” Camelid Symposium

Historically the Camelid Symposium has been one of the best values in education and now it is back. ... Details >

Feb
1

Basic Fiber Sorting/Grading Class

This Basic 1 day course is designed for anyone interested in learning more about natural fiber produ... Details >

Feb
2

Advanced Fiber Sorting/Grading Class

This Advanced Course requires completion of the Basic Course and a passing score on the final exam b... Details >

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Welcome to the best place to find alpaca farms in California! In California's tradition as a pioneer of progress, Calpaca was the first—and is the oldest—regional alpaca association in the Northern Hemisphere and has been a leader in the American alpaca industry since 1989. Its member farms are home to the oldest, most respected bloodlines in North America.

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CALPACA'S "ALL ASPECT EDUCATION"

CAMELID SYMPOSIUM

JANUARY 19 & 20, 2019

SACRAMENTO STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENT UNION

 

Historically the Camelid Symposium has been one of the best values in education and now it is back. Join us for informative and timely topics provided by experts in their field. This two-day information-packed symposium provides something for everyone. 

  • Camelid health — basic and neo-natal care, recognizing and handling birth problems, emergency camelid care, how to care for the aging camelid, what’s new in camelid health, and more.

 

  • Agritourism —create multiple streams of income and business insurance needs

 

  • Business management— define your business plan, align business and breeding plans, selling—what works.

 

  • Focus on fiber — breed for fiber production, get it to market, and points in between

 

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Join us for our next Calpaca Quarterly Meeting

Menagerie Hill Ranch

Deb Galway and Kirk Howard

4071 Norman Ct., Vacaville, CA

Details coming the first part of 2019

 

EXCITING UPDATE
GOLD COUNTRY GATHERING SHOW RESULTS!!!

(these are preliminary results only)

Click here for halter results
Click here for production results


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If you're new to alpacas and want to get more information about these friendly producers of the world's finest, most luxurious fiber, find a farm near you and schedule a visit today to see these magical animals for yourself! Or check out alpacas for sale or alpaca products from our member farms.

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If you’re currently an alpaca breeder in California, Oregon, Nevada, or Arizona, consider joining Calpaca today and become a part of this highly respected community of breeders and benefit from the marketing opportunities Calpaca offers.

 

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Welcome to the best place to find alpaca farms in California! In California's tradition as a pioneer of progress, Calpaca was the first—and is the oldest—regional alpaca association in the Northern Hemisphere and has been a leader in the American alpaca industry since 1989. Its member farms are home to the oldest, most respected bloodlines in North America.