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AlpacaGram 11.49 | Jerry Forstner

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Jerry Forstner on June 16, 2024.

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AlpacaGram 11.48 | Seize the Opportunity to Stand Out in the Alpaca Owners Guide!

Be featured in the highly anticipated Alpaca Owners Guide and position your business at the forefront of the alpaca industry!

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AlpacaGram 11.47 | National High Point, Annual Meeting, and Fleece Awards, Oh My!

The National Fleece Show, AOA National Education and Fiber Conference, as well as educational seminars and workshops are being held for attendees along with several award ceremonies. National Year-End High Point Awards, Annual Meeting, and Fleece Show Awards will be streamed live on YouTube.

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AlpacaGram 11.46 | Have You Shipped Your Fleece Samples for Testing?

If not, AOA is collecting samples at the National Education and Fiber Conference in Kentucky, July 12–14. Just drop by the registration desk and drop them off!

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AlpacaGram 11.45 | Maximize Your Business Exposure: Advertise in the Alpaca Owners Guide

Be featured in the highly anticipated Alpaca Owners Guide and position your business at the forefront of the alpaca industry!

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AlpacaGram 11.44 | Spots Are Filling Up At NEFC!

The National Education & Fiber Conference (NEFC) is just two weeks away, and you won't want to miss out on this incredible event! If you haven't penciled in NEFC on your calendar yet, now's the time!

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AlpacaGram 11.43 | Final Reminder to Register for the AOA National Fleece Show

June 25 is the last day to register for the 2024 AOA National Fleece Show and IFA.

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AlpacaGram 11.42 | Disaster Preparedness for Alpaca Owners

The most important thing that alpaca owners can do to lessen the impact of any disaster is to be prepared.

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AlpacaGram 11.41 | Follow up on Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza for Alpaca Owners

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza has been found in multiple species and was recently detected in four alpacas from a premises where HPAI-affected poultry were located.

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AlpacaGram 11.40 | National Fleece Show Registration Closes June 25

Time is running out to register for the AOA National Fleece and IFA Shows. Registration closes Tuesday, June 25.

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AlpacaGram 11.39 | Prepare your Fiber Samples for Testing

Save on shipping by dropping off your samples at NEFC!

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AlpacaGram 11.38 | Consider Attending These Workshops at NEFC

Get plugged in with these amazing workshops offered at NEFC in Burlington, Kentucky this July 12-14!

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AlpacaGram 11.37 | Early Bird Pricing Expires Monday

Early Bird discounts expire Monday, June 10, for the National Fleece Show.

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AlpacaGram 11.36 | One Week Left for Early Bird Discounts

Don't miss out on Early Bird savings at the AOA National Fleece Show in July.

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AlpacaGram 11.35 | AOA Election Results

The 2024 Alpaca Owners Association, Inc. (AOA) election tabulation is complete.

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AlpacaGram 11.34 | Potential Risk for Bird Flu

The USDA reported that positive test results for 4 out of 18 alpacas were not a surprise since the livestock on the farm were in close contact with the infected poultry.

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AlpacaGram 11.33 | Photo Contest Closes June 3

Enter your finest photos and videos before time runs out!

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AlpacaGram 11.32 | Get Plugged In at NEFC!

We are excited to invite you to get plugged in at our upcoming AOA National Education & Fiber Conference, July 12–14, in Burlington, Kentucky.

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