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Introduction to Genetics and Alpaca Breeding Programs
April 29, 2017
38618 Vineland St
Alpacas del Valle Cereza
Success is the Product of Design, Not Luck
Join us on Saturday, April 29th, 2017 to Learn How to Design Your Successful Alpaca Breeding Program.
Do you know your haploids from your diploids? Do you think linked traits are a new fashion trend? Are you of the opinion that incomplete codominance is a failed social experiment? Is Gregor Mendel the myopic alter ego of a superhero, or maybe Charles Darwin was the original Executive Producer for the now famous Darwin Awards Competition? If none of this makes sense to you but you want to breed better alpacas, then come to the Alpacas del Valle Cereza seminar:
Introduction to Genetics and Alpaca Breeding Programs.*
*9 out of 10 past participants saw a significant reduction in the heterozygosity of their alpaca herd after attending this seminar.
Topics covered include:
*Genetics for beginners.
*Defining your breeding goals.
*Evaluating your herd.
*Types of breeding programs/strategies
*Fiber Histograms and EPDs - What are they and why they matter.
$25.00/participant includes course materials, snacks and lunch.
April 29, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Presented by Lisa Shimeld, M.S.
20 years in Alpacas, 30 years of teaching Biology, Genetics and Microbiology
Certified Livestock Appraiser, Retired AOBA Alpaca Judge