A one day course on alpaca conformation and fibre.
Basic conformation including teeth, stature, genitalia, legs, gait and body scoring;
Fleece – how to recognise the different qualities and traits of fibre including weight and value, fineness, density, crimp, uniformity, length, colour, amplitude and frequency and an introduction to histograms. You will have the opportunity to assess fleeces and discuss the merits of different qualities and styles.
Course notes will be provided including a glossary of terms.
There will be a maximum of 12 people on the day.
Cost: BAS Members £ 65 + VAT Non Members £85 + VAT
This course will only run if there is a minimum of 8 people.
Regional groups are encouraged to arrange for this course to be held locally for the benefit of their members.
The next evaluation course: To be be confirmed
This course builds on the alpaca assessment foundation course.
Cost: The course costs £450 (BAS members)