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Breeding for an End in Mind-Genetic Gain, Color, Product
March 2, 2019
3816 Gurneyville Road
KB Alpacas, Blessed Criations and America's Natural Fiberworksr
Interested in advancing your herd quality and furthering your knowledge of fleece, color genetics and breeding selection factors? Join America’s Natural Fiberworks, Blessed Criations and KB Alpacas from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to discuss “Breeding for an End in Mind”.
This seminar is ideal for alpaca breeders striving to advance their herd quality (fleece, color, and phenotype). You’ll learn about fleece characteristics and how those characteristics influence the end products such as yarn. We will discuss getting the colors you desire, will introduce a process to objectively evaluate animals and will conclude with a breeding selection exercise. Attendees will leave with an advanced understanding of how to breed for an end in mind- genetic advancement.
The cost is $35 per person/$50 per group which includes a continental breakfast and lunch.