Shane Carey owns and manages a herd of over 450 huacaya and suri alpacas of all colours under the stud name of Malakai Alpaca Stud in Miners Rest (Ballarat).
Shane has been breeding alpacas since 1996 and has had a keen interest in showing since the onset and the quality of the Malakai herd is regularly recognised in the show ring, both at state and National level.
Since 2004, the utilisation of embryo transfer has been used within the herd and now have had over 400 Embryo transfer cria born on the farm.
Shane qualified as a AAA judge in 2011 and has since judged in all states of Australia and thoroughly enjoys the privilege of judging both fleece and animals and seeing the advancement of the National Alpaca herd.
Download: 2019 AAA National Fleece Show Schedule