Training and Advice


alpaca training adviceBeacon Alpacas is an alpaca stud started by Jacqueline Barlow on a 20 acre farm near Thirsk in North Yorkshire. Since May 2012 it also incorporates the remainder of the Livanti Alpacas herd, a renowned alpaca stud started in 1999. We do “all things alpaca” including walking with the alpacas and welcome your inquiries about these fascinating creatures. We have alpacas for sale, provide stud services, sell quality alpaca products including yarn and knitwear and wonderful alpaca socks.  We can provide training and advice and help you choose a starter herd or field guard and pet alpacas.


We are able to offer help and advice on choosing and rearing alpacas with a committed after sales service for customers new to alpaca keeping. The farm breeds and rears quality huacaya alpaca stock for sales, stud services and the prodution of fleece for yarn and luxury wool garments. With several years experience in alpaca husbandry assisting my sister Liz Barlow who is a renowned show judge and began Livanti Alpacas in Buckinghamshire.

Basic Alpaca Husbandry Course – British Alpaca Society Affiliated

 Full days experience available  £96 including vat

Hands-on training includes 5 modules

Please get in touch for more details


Free to all Beacon alpacas customers who buy our livestock


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