4-H members ages 9 and up are welcome to join the new alpaca project.
We are going to:
- Learn to differentiate between llamas and alpacas and explore their history.
- Go on a field trip to meet alpacas.
- Learn animal ownership care and responsibilities.
- Fundraise and build a pen in preparation for acquiring alpacas at McClellan Ranch.
- Learn about shearing and uses for alpaca fiber.
- Explore alpaca showmanship and alpaca obstacle courses.
- Learn about breeding techniques and heath tips for alpacas.