You'll become part of a growing industry from all over Australia and play a part in supporting the development of the industry through shows, research, herd health, genetic advancement and supply chain and marketing initiatives.
The Victorian Eastern Region covers a geographically diverse area. Members farm alpacas across many aspects of the Australian terrain – from the vineyards of the Yarra Valley and the Mornington Peninsula, to the rich soil farming districts of Gippsland, the coastal extension from Port Phillip to Mallacoota and the grandeur of the Great Dividing Range. Within the Victorian Eastern Region there are over 100 registered alpaca breeders, several with larger studs in excess of 100 alpacas to others with only a few. Many members also promote and sell alpaca products.
On April 16th 2023, a successful Parasite workshop was held at Chakana Blue in Seville East. Despite a cria being born at 8 am, the show went on with the newborn all cozy in the shed next to Mum out of the pouring rain. Fourteen attendees made for a full shed on a cool rainy […]
February 26th 2023, Adrienne Clarke. What an amazing workshop!! We are so grateful to Adrienne Clarke for running the Birthing Alpaca Workshop. Everyone has come away more confident and with a greater knowledge about how to handle alpaca births, in particular those alpaca births that are difficult/not your typical presentation. 25 AAA members attended this […]
Welcome to the April 2023 edition of the VER eNewsletter. Thanks to Georgia and Jacqueline Bishop from Dulce Alpacas we have a new look for the newsletter. It has been a busy start to the year with many shows, events, youth activities and workshops available for our members. We hope you enjoy the new look […]
The VER Committee has great pleasure in announcing the 2022/23 Annual Awards as follows: Keith Turner Memorial Trophy Suri Alpaca of the Year Awarded to Granjero Park Sir Lancelot Lyla Fisher Memorial Trophy Huacaya Alpaca of the Year Awarded to Auravale Goldleaf Salvatore Dianne Condon Memorial Trophy Best New Breeder Awarded to Dulce Alpacas For […]
Learn from experts who understand the industry and are dedicated to exploring opportunities and helping you succeed and get access to the tools and resources you need to develop your herd to its greatest potential and enjoy the many benefits of these unique animals.
You’ll become part of a growing industry from all over Australia and play a part in supporting the development of the industry through shows, research, herd health, genetic advancement and supply chain and marketing initiatives.
Receive timely and reliable information on animal health and welfare as well as biosecurity issues through our alliances with Animal Health Australia and other livestock industries, and veterinary specialists.
We invest in important research and development, herd health and genetic advancement programs, as well as supply chain and marketing initiatives, and provide information and resources relating to the alpaca industry.