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.
The VER are delighted to release our Absolutely Everything Alpaca Pass A fabulous opportunity to meet alpaca members on farm. See working farms throughout our region & how they operate. And of course engage with alpacas of all sorts. Held exclusively by Eastern Region Members. This is a workshop pass that gives you access to […]
Welcome to the December 2023 edition of the VER eNewsletter. Thanks to Georgia and Jacqueline Bishop from Dulce Alpacas for putting the newsletter together. This newsletter includes a message from our President, shows and event updates, Absolutely Everything Alpaca Pass info and an article on the Art of Body Scoring. Enjoy. VER December eNewsletter
Thank you to Julie Blake for organising a fabulous event for the VER Christmas Lunch on Sunday 3rd December 2023. It was wonderful to have 24 members come together to eat, play games and spread the Christmas cheer. Thank you to the generous sponsors for supplying prizes for the games. – Chakana Blue Alpacas – […]
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 […]
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.