AGM of Alpaca Association 18th November 2017
The Alpaca Association of Ireland AGM is coming up in November 2017. This is a chance for members to meet up and get involved in the Association . Committee members will be voted in and its a great place to find out what’s happening with Alpacas in Ireland.More information to follow shortly………..
Welcome to the official Alpaca Association of Ireland
The official Alpaca Association of Ireland was founded in 2003 and helps to grow the alpaca industry in Ireland. Additionally, we aim to bring together alpaca owners, breeders, lovers and veterinary specialists thus creating a vibrant national alpaca industry in Ireland. For up to date information please click here
Firstly, we encourage the development of all aspects of the alpaca such as genetic improvement, fibre production and end products including yarn, garments and household goods.
Secondly, we increase knowledge about alpacas through shows, farm open days, training courses and workshops. alpaca
Thirdly, the Alpaca Association of Ireland maintains a list of the alpacas in Ireland owned by AAI members. In this way, we intend to create an international Breed Standard and use it to evaluate the quality of alpacas bred and bought by members for identifying and promoting high quality breeding stock. alpaca
Finally, Members of the Alpaca Association of Ireland encourage farm visits for families, individuals and, of course, schools. Please ask for your nearest member’s open days, or contact a committee member to suggest options.