Ward Lumber is hosting free Alpaca Night on Tuesday, May 1, for anyone interested in learning more about or raising alpacas.
Some topics to be covered include history of alpacas, housing, pasture, feed, medical, care, fleece, finances and tax considerations, and marketing. Alpacas will be on site, and there will be a spinning demonstration and hand-on opportunities. Pizza and refreshments will be served, and there will be a prize drawing.
The presenter will be Jay Ward who grew up with livestock and has raised, shorn and showed alpacas since 2003. Jay and his family own AuSable Valley Alpacas.
Ward Lumber stocks Poulin Grain and Green Mountain Organic feeds for a variety of livestock including alpacas, poultry, equine, goat and swine. They are hosting this seminar and other livestock related seminars such as Chicken Harvest, Goat Night & Hog Harvest to provide customers with information about raising & harvesting their own livestock.
For more information about this free seminar, go to www.WardLumber.com.