Upcoming events

    • 25 Jan 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Biltz Hall, Concordia, Missouri

    We are delighted to bring to Dr. Norm Evans to our 2020 MOPACA Winter Seminar. During Nutrition, Nutrition, Nutrition!!

    1)  External Parasitized Alpacas  Dr. Evans will discuss fiber damage, along with causes and treatment options. He will use many pictures to demonstrate fiber damage.

    2) Nutrition to Maximize Reproduction and Fiber Health   Dr. Evans will share his thoughts on the best nutrition options for growth, maintenance, gestation, lactation, fiber and senior alpacas.

    3) Alpaca Breeder Considerations for Fiber Improvement   This segment will cover things to consider as breeding decisions are made.

    Fees are:  $65 MOPACA member, $60 2nd attendee from same farm; $90 non-MOPACA member.  Registration includes breakfast and lunch. Schedule:  Registration and breakfast will be held from 7:30 - 8:30 am, and the seminar will begin at 8:30. A membership meeting will be held during the lunch hour, from 12 - 1:30 pm, and the seminar will continue from 1:30 - 4:00 pm.

    Rooms are available at a rate of $65 per night. Specify one queen bed or two when registering. We will reserve your room, and you will pay Biltz Hall directly at the time of your stay.

    Registration deadline is January 11, 2020.

    • 28 Mar 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 29 Mar 2020
    • 12:00 PM
    • American Royal Hale Arena, Kansas City, Missouri

    The annual MOPACA Alpaca Show is a family favorite! See hundreds of alpacas from across the region competing in halter and fleece shows. Learn about raising alpacas and talk to alpaca owners about alpaca farming. Learn why these gentle animals are a joy to be around, and why their fiber is prized by so many! There will be many vendors selling alpaca products, demonstrations of spinning, weaving, and using alpaca fiber. Free and open to the public!

    Exhibitors and vendors: Check in and set-up is March 27. Please see full schedule for vendors and exhibitors.

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