April 26, 2014
Check-In 8:30a.m.-All Day
JNK Llama Farm
*Coffee will be available at check-in.
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Hosted by a Group of Dedicated and Caring Llama Owners
Jeff Carr- Arrow Electric
Rawna Hamann- Wooden Feather Farm & Fiber
Jeff & Niki Kuklenski- JNK Llama Farm
Jim Larson & Donna Horton- New Horizons Llamas
Liz Martin- Sahalee Llamas
Kelly McWhorter- Moonbeam Llama Farm
Mikie Morris- Bay Llama
Dusty & Nancy Graham- Vida Nueva Ranch
DVM Michael Anderson- Kulshan Veterinary Office
Assisted and Sponsored by :
Kulshan Veterinary Office
Sahalee Llama Farm-Liz Martin
Arrow Electric-Jeff Carr
In 2007 we had a horrific rescue situation here in Whatcom County involving 41 neglected llamas. Many of the above people assisted in the care, rehab and adoption of these animals. Because of this situation and the frustration associated with people getting animals (llamas specifically) that they know nothing about, we decided to offer a free information day to the adopters of these rescues. At that time we also opened this event up to anybody interested in or that already owned camelids that wanted to learn more about these amazing creatures.
What grew out of this situation was a very positive, informational and fun day. Last year we had over 100 people that came to see how to care for (shearing, shots, toenails, etc.), feed and train camelids. People who attended this event got a binder filled with lots of information and a free lunch too! Because it was so successful we have decided to continue to offer this event for FREE!
On May 4, 2013 at JNK Llama Farm in Bellingham, Washington we will once again be offering this fabulous service to you! This is open to anybody that wants to learn more about possibly owning or taking care of camelids. There will be no animals available for purchase.
Animal Communication w/ Jackie
Conservation Basics for Confinement Areas w/ Chuck Timblin- Whatcom Conservation District
What You Need to Know About Tires- Les Schwab Tires
Tractor Information & Questions Answered- John Deere of Lynden
Llama Chiropractic w/ DVM Brooke Johnson- Kulshan Vet Hospital
Proper Halter Fit For Your Llama or Alpaca w/ Barb Brady- Llama Hardware.com
Get Connected Round Pen Demonstration w/ Jim Krowka- Lost Creek Llamas
Shearing Basics w/ Kelly McWhorter & Mikie Morris-
Veterinary Information Talk with DVM Michael Anderson- Topic to be announced
Fiber Demonstrations w/ Lisi Ott & Rawna Hamann- Topic to be announced
Locker Hooking 101 w/ Lisi Ott PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED!!!
Obstacles & Training for Them- For fun, packing, and showing w/ Jim Krowka & Gwen Ingram
Discounted male llama gelding day offered for pre-signed up participants!
Evaluating and Fitting a Llama Pack HANDS ON w/ Gwen Ingram
Evaluating Llama Suitability for Packing w/ Gwen Ingram
Ongoing spinning and fiber usage demonstrations-
Tire Information You Need to Know w/ Les Schwab
Showmanship for Halter and 4-H Showing w/Kelly McWhorter
Halter Fit Basics w/ Barb Brady- Llamahardware.com
Shearing Techniques for Different Fibered Animals w/ Mikie Morris
Pasture Management w/ Chuck Timblin- Whatcom Conservation District
THERE ARE MORE CLASSES BEING ADDED DAILY
Click HERE to see pictures from the 2007 Llama Information Day.
Click HERE to see pictures from the 2011 Llama & Alpaca Information Day.
PLEASE check back regularly for updates and more information!
Book your room under the group
Check back as we are arranging rates and will have more information soon! These rates will possibly change.
Holiday Inn Express
Rooms are booked for Friday and Saturday
Rooms available in Non-Smoking, King or 2 Full Beds (booked 5)
Includes deluxe breakfast
Will release rooms on 4/15/13
$62.00 for 1 Queen & $72.00 for 2 Queens (booked 3 of each)
Includes deluxe breakfast, rooms have fridges and microwaves
Will release rooms on 4/20/13
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