Welcome to Alpaca Breeders of Arizona
ABA is a recognized Arizona Affiliate of Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association (AOBA). ABA is a non-profit 501(c)5 Arizona Corporation. Our goals focus on serving current Arizona Alpaca owners through education and networking in this rapidly advancing livestock industry.
There are many benefits of joining Alpaca Breeders of Arizona:
- Member Involvement In ABA Fiber, Education and Show Committees
- Breeder Support and Educational Opportunities
- ABA Newsletter
- Southwest Regional Alpaca Show
- Your Farm Listed on the “ABA Farms” page
- Your current alpacas for sale listed on our “Alpacas for Sale” page
- Your current alpaca products for sale listed on our “Member Store” page
ASSOCIATION MEETINGS: A.B.A holds membership meetings frequently during the year in various locations throughout Arizona. We also have call-in capabilities for members to attend meetings via phone. We’re very excited about the new ‘quick’ educational sessions that will be offered at all 2013 membership meetings! Following are the dates of upcoming meetings:
Saturday – January 18, 2014 – General Affiliate Meeting
Sunday – April 20th, 2014- General Affiliate Meeting
Saturday – June 21st, 2014 – Annual Meeting / Elections
Sunday – July 20th, 2014 – General Affiliate Meeting
The October 20, 2013 meeting covered Fodder Production. Thank you John & Margaret Cokely for sharing your knowledge and experience with a large production Fodder System.
The July 27, 2013 meeting covered EPDs – Expected Progeny Differences, with a bonus session covering Rattle Snake Bites. Thank you Curt Gedney, MD, for your presentation on EPD’s. Your explanation of how to use these numbers in our breeding programs is priceless. Thank you Linda Elliot, DVM, for informing everyone on what to do in case of a rattle snake bite. This information is invaluable for all of us.
There are many other exciting events our ABA Board of Directors and Committees are working on for the next year. If you love alpacas and the luxurious natural fiber that they produce, you wont want to miss out! Please contact any of the ABA Board Members listed below if you have questions regarding our organization or are interested in joining. If you do want to join ABA just print the membership application listed on our ‘JOIN ABA’ page and mail it in.
Thanks for stopping by the Alpaca Breeders of Arizona website – For further information please contact any of the Board Members listed below:
|President||Wendy Dittbrenner 928-848-0267 email@example.com|
|Secretary||Linda Wood 520-455-4600 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Treasurer||Yvonne Lowther 928-999-0499 email@example.com|