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Basic Husbandry Course.
Due to popular demand this date is now full.  We will be running it again in summer so get in touch if you would like to be contacted regarding dates
 
Saturday 9th March 2019.  10am till 4pm
The first 5 modules of the British Alpaca Society Affiliated course 
Module 1:   Catching your alpaca
Module 2:   Fitting a head collar
Module 3:   Halter training
Module 4:   Feeding and basic management
Module 5:   Vaccination, worming and supplements
 
A hands-on course  practical workshop, aimed at new and prospective owners and those wanting to know more about caring for alpacas. This course will cover handling, catching and training along with basic husbandry and care. Includes nutrition, vaccinations, worm treatment, parasite control, supplements, paddock requirements and maintenance.
This will be quite an intensive day to fit in all the above modules with a question and answers at the end of the day
 

Breeding and Birthing Alpaca Workshop

Saturday 11 May 2019 10am till 4pm
Module 6:   Alpaca breeding
Module 7:   Alpaca mating
Module 8:   Birthing
 
This Workshop is aimed at prospective and new alpaca breeders offering practical assessments and demonstration with a question and answer opportunity at the end of the workshop. 
 
Suncliffe Beacon Farm, Husthwaite, York, YO61 4PD
01347868879. jacki@beaconalpacas.co.uk.  07716917315.  
 
One day workshops cost £96 per person inc. vat 
 

 

   The perfect gift for your animal mad family and friends is an Alpaca Walk gift voucher  valid for 1 year from the date of purchase.  Treat your loved ones to a leisurely stroll in the stunning Hambleton Hills with one of these facinating creatures. We are open all year round for pre booked walks 5 afternoons per week and all our alpacas are very cute, friendly and easy to lead.

 Countryside Live on 20th and 21st October  was wonderfully warm and sunny  Goliath, Frankel, Derek and Hartley attended to meet their adoring fans.     This year we will be there on 19th and 20th October 2019

The next Yorkshire Alpaca Group Show will be held on Saturday 26th October at York Auction Centre.

The Next Yorkshire Alpaca Group meeting is on Saturday 16th February 2019 in the Micklethwaite Room at Wetherby Town Hall at 1pm. 

Please note, booking Gift vouchers valid before 16/9/18 cannot be booked on the website so please call to book in with these voucher codes.                             We are only able to accept visitors to the farm who are booked on our alpaca walks so apologies we are not open for unplanned visits

 

Cria’s are here, we have six happy baby alpaca born  this year, Harriet-Megan, Hermione, Harvest, Heaven and Halo and Henrietta

They are a lively bunch who hang out together now and have races round their paddock in the evenings

Our alpaca walk customers meet the mums and cria after their walk with the boys and get to feed and take pictures.

As successful day at the Great Yorkshire Show this year with Welcome to Yorkshire we chatted to lots of alpaca fans with Pasha and Didier on their best behaviour.

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    For Sale

     Huacaya Alpaca with show winning genetics many from Australian, Peruvian and Canadian bloodlines.

     Packages of pregnant females some with cria at foot available to buy as starter herds at competitive prices, along with a selected few of our proven stud males  who have produced show winning progeny.
    We have limited number of packages of 3 or 4  halter trained pet males who make great paddock mowers and field guards for your chickens and lambs.

    We offer a comprehensive sales service including husbandry training for people new keeping alpacas. So if you have ever considered owning some of these fascinating creatures  call us to find out more about the opportunity to select some of the best at affordable prices

    For more information please contact

    Jacki on 01347 868879 or 07716917315

    Walking with Beacon Alpacas

    We offer organised walks every day except Tuesday’s and Thursdays at 1.30 pm with friendly halter trained Alpacas.
    Take one of our super soft and curious alpacas for a stroll in the stunning Hambleton Hills of North Yorkshire, see the walks page for more information, prices and booking.

    Gift vouchers are available and a perfect gift for your animal loving family and friends. Vouchers for two people to share walking one alpaca cost £45 and are valid for 1 year from the date of purchase, and posted out by return.
    Come and meet the Beacon Alpaca herd to get up close and learn about these fascinating creatures. If you have ever considered keeping alpacas please call us to arrange a visit, find out more and have chance to buy well trained alpacas with show winning genetics at competitive prices.

    Adopt and Alpaca gifts are also available for your alpaca potty loved ones who would like to be part of one of our alpaca lives for a year. The cost is £25 per year and you will  receive a certificate with pictures and regular updates on your alpaca’s daily life at Suncliffe Beacon Farm.  Ideal for those animal lovers not able to visit right now but can be upgraded.

    Clip from The Yorkshire Vet when Julian delivered Cinderella’s first cria Florence

    the yorkshire vet

    As seen on channel 5’s ‘The Yorkshire Vet’

    See BEACON ALPACAS on TV Channel 5’s

     THE YORKSHIRE VET

     all about our brilliant vets and their team at  Skeldale Veterinary Centre in Thirsk

     

          

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