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Llama/Alpaca

May 13, 2019

The 4-H Llama Project (Llama & Alpacas) provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills, as well as teaches valuable information about properly caring for their animal. An important objective of this project is for the 4-H member to experience the pride of owning / leasing a Llama or alpaca, gaining it's trust and being responsible for its care. The 4-H project books are organized into the following five subjects:

  1. Know Your Llama: History, Background, and Characteristics;
  2. Anatomy: Structure / Conformation, Fiber, and Parts;
  3. Health, Maintenance and Facilities;
  4. Training and Showing;
  5. Use, Marketing, and Careers.

Youth also have the opportunity to develop responsibility, decision-making, nurturing, and communication skills through active participation in the 4-H Llama Project. In addition to owning / leasing a Llama or alpaca, 4-H members can also participate in the Llama Poster project and the Llama Craft projects.

 

Important documents can be found at the bottom of this page underneath "Related Files".

 

Helpful Information

Important Project Dates: 

May 15, 2019         Deadline to enroll Llama/Alpaca through 4HOnline.

                             Deadline to turn in Livestock Location Forms and Lease Forms to Extension Office 

Open March 1, 2019        There are various deadlines with various fees based on when you enroll your animals through the Indiana State Fair Entry system. State Fair                                           Entry website: click here

 

Reminders:

 

2019 Llama Enrollment Documents

Llama Enrollment Cover Letter

Llama Enrollment Instructions for 4HOnline

Animal Location Approval Form

Boone County Llama Lease Agreement

 

Here are some additional websites that you might find helpful for this project:

Indiana State Fair

How to create a 4-H Poster

4HOnline

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