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.
Welcome to the July edition of the VER eNewletter. This edition features articles on VER Alpaca of the Year awards, Local Sub Groups, Body Condition Score, weed management and more. Newsletters can be a great way to stay in touch by letting others know what you are doing during this times of physical distancing. We […]
On behalf of the Victorian Eastern Region Committee, we are pleased to announce the Victorian Eastern Region Alpaca of the Year 2019/20 awards:- Suri Alpaca of the Year and winner of the Keith Turner Memorial Trophy is Chakana Blue Chemistry – owned by Julie Blake of Chakana Blue Alpacas. This is the 7th […]
SHANE READ MEDAL FOR OUTSTANDING NATIONAL CONTRIBUTION TO THE AUSTRALIAN ALPACA INDUSTRY BY A VOLUNTEER Outstanding national contribution to the Australian alpaca industry by a volunteer is recognised through an annual volunteering medal called the Shane Read Medal. The purpose of this award is to acknowledge and honor an exceptional volunteer for their achievement, contribution, […]
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.