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 around 130 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.
While the unstable weather leading up to Red Hill Showday, gave many moments of concern – Saturday, 7th March was perfect. Crowds topped the previous record of last year, and alpaca entries were up by 10%, supported by the largest number of suris for a long time. At the beginning of the day, with all […]
he AAA Board has resolved to cancel ALL alpaca shows, be they stand-alone or linked to an Agricultural show, effective immediately until 30 June 2020.
Whilst the Covid-19 situation is constantly evolving, the AAA is monitoring the latest Government medical advice. At present, there is no ban on any events taking place in Australia and businesses have been advised to operate as normal. As always, our people (including exhibitors, judges, volunteers, officials, staff, members of the public) and livestock remain our top priority.
Female farmers were among the founders of the Australian alpaca industry. In 2020, many of Australia’s alpaca breeders are women, attracted to the industry by the manageability of the animals. In comparison to other livestock, alpaca are easily farmed with minimal external input. · There are several significant Australian herds being independently managed and developed […]
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.