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Visit the PacaBuddies Members events throughout the year:

Falkor Ranch extends an invitation to visitors on the 1st weekend of every month as well as other days as arranged. Call Tom or Diane at 303-646-4907 or email info@falkorranch.com

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An invitation is always out for visitors at el Zorro Colorado Alpacas. Call for an appointment. Coffee is always hot.


2016 Summer Tour of Farms

We invite you to visit 10 alpaca farms over the next 2 weekends. In addition to the opportunity to visit with the alpacas and crias, each farm will be focusing on specific topics or demonstrations. You will not want to miss out!

JULY 16 & 17 and JULY 23 & 24
10:00 - 4:00

Awesome Opportunity to Learn!

July 16 & 17

Pasture Walk - Identify those toxic weeds!
(El Zorro Colorado Alpacas: 5704 Canyon Trail, Elizabeth )

Setting Up Barns and Pastures
(Rancho Alamagordo Alpacas: 886 Ponderosa Lane, Elizabeth)

Felting Demonstration
(Prairie Wind Alpacas: 824 Ponderosa Lane, Elizabeth)

Weaving, Spinning and Feltloom Demonstration
(Lazy Daze Ranch: 2550 Windmill Circle, Elizabeth)

Avenues for turning fiber into an end product
(Blazing Star Ranch: 2550 Windmill Circle, Elizabeth)

How to get your kids involved! Performance Obstacle Training & Halter Training
(Alpaca Vista Ranch: 11270 Canary Lane, Parker)

July 23 & 24

Getting Started Feeding Basics
(Lucky Acres Farm: 27425 Freese Rd, Calhan)

A Resilient Herd Holistic Management for Alpacas and Other Livestock
(Falkor Ranch: 5600 County Road 124, Elizabeth)

Fiber products, co-ops, processing with different grades of fiber
(Alpacas De La Mancha: 17347 County Road 94, Calhan)

Everything Fiber
(Bijou Suri Alpacas: 23701 County Road 150, Agate)

Please contact Sue Lindh at 720-810-5984 or Sue@LazyDazeRanch.com with any questions.

Owning & Raising Alpacas Isn't Just About Caring For Animals.
A more focused aspect of alpaca ownership - an opportunity for your child's individual growth - caring for animals while developing personal responsibility, teamwork and leadership. Alpaca ownership can be a family project - safe enough for the very young to be involved, learning responsibility and family teamwork.
Hardy and easy to manage alpacas are not just a hobby. These soft-footed, eco-friendly creatures are easy on the pasture and produce high quality fertilizer as well. Check out the "alpaca lifestyle" by visiting our participating farms. We believe you will like what you see. A venture in itself - from the raw fiber at the time of shearing through the finished product. This may be as relatively simple as a spinner making yarn or as extensive as creating socks, hats, a variety of luxury wear, felted products, artwork and even heirlooms.
Sometimes this is referred to as "fiber to fashion". It is the process of adding value to the alpaca fleece.
Consider the options - direct revenues from alpaca and fiber sales; indirect revenues from the agricultural tax status and the lifestyle benefits of a small business; and secondary revenues from horizontal or vertical business integration. You don't need a fortune or a fancy facility to get started.

No doubt about it! Alpacas will bring a smile and relaxation to your life—whether a family project, as pets, or a fiber/livestock production business. They are cute, gentle and soothing to the soul.

 

Having a bad day? Grab yourself a chair, quite place and sit among the alpacas.

PacaBuddies is a group of like-minded local Alpaca Owners & Breeders who have joined together and pooled resources to better share the experience with members of our community. Owning Alpacas can be a business and there are many financial benefits, but it can also be a total lifestyle experience.
As owners of alpacas, our animals are more than just livestock. They have become an integral part of the everyday lives we lead. It is different for each of us, but through Alpacas, we experience them bringing our families and commiunities closer together. We regularly host events where you can come and meet several breeders and their animals at once. Each breeder has something unique to offer. By visiting so many in one place, you can find that breeder shares your values and can give you a taste of the experience you are looking for.
We're looking forward to meeting you.

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Each year the Alpaca community celebrates National Alpaca Farm Days on the last weekend of September.
  We hope you will have the opportunity to visit a farm or alpaca event to learn about alpacas and meet people living this satisfying and rewarding lifestyle.
  Every farm has their unique style of welcoming and educating visitors. You won't want to miss this experience! Many Alpaca Owners are participating and will be open for visitors.
  We welcome you to take part in the excitement of this special weekend in September!
     
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