23rd to 25th August 2019 – Canberra

      

Sponsors

NSW Farmers

NSW Farmers

NSW Farmers is an Association of farmers and stakeholders of the agricultural industry. Our members gather in branches right across NSW to discuss the issues affecting their businesses and to learn about agricultural topics. The grassroots branch structure creates a framework for agricultural knowledge transfer and for identifying the issues that affect farmers at local, state and federal levels.

NSW Farmers is a lobby group for the farming sector, championing the rights of farmers and rural communities at all levels of government and with industry stakeholders. We are apolitical, independent from government, and our policy is driven from the grassroots up.

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Prados Alpacas

Prados Alpacas

Prados Alpacas, run by Srah and Perry Wheeler, located in Red Bank Springs, an old sheep and cattle property in Hindmarsh Valley, focuses on building their commercial herd whilst playing a significant part in the development of a sustainable alpaca industry.

Joined by their son James who has established his own Kobler herd, the combined brand is known for the quality of its animals and as a model for other small breeders.

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Jennjoley Alpacas

Jennjoley Alpacas

Jennjoley Alpacas is a family run farm, located in the picturesque Orangeville, with a passion to breed the best!

They are very involved in the alpaca industry and really enjoy the alpaca shows, constantly striving to improve on their genetics and success in the show ring. At Jennjoley, they love colour, particularly fawn and grey.

Their acreage backs onto bush land where the beautiful bell birds serenade constantly and native wildlife is abundant.

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AAFL

AAFL

Australian Alpaca Fleece Ltd. (AAFL) is the largest Australian Alpaca fibre trading company and Alpaca garments wholesaler in Australia. During the past 20 years, since its origins in the Australian Alpaca Cooperative in 1995, AAFL has evolved from only trading raw alpaca fibre to a fully integrated solution for the Australian Alpaca fibre which includes from fibre trading to retailing the best alpaca garments.

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Sites By Design

Sites By Design

Digital Marketing Agency Sites By Design, a Digital Marketing Agency with a difference! At Sites By Design our focus is on building your authority with people and search engines. We educate website visitors and generate more targeted sales leads. We focus on the right user experience to convert your website visitors into sales leads.

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Ambersun Alpacas

Ambersun Alpacas

Ambersun Alpacas was established in 1992 by Chris Williams and Adrienne Clarke. Located at Mt Compass in the beautiful Mclaren Vale wine region.

Over the years Ambersun Alpacas have been awarded and acknowledged in both white and coloured breeding.

Ambersun Alpacas has just under 1500 alpacas and is dedicated to breeding alpacas to a standard of excellence that have been consistently judged to Supreme Champion.

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Almora Alpacas

Almora Alpacas

Almora Alpacas, located in Clyde Victoria, run by Joy Skinner, focuses on breeding coloured alpacas.

Joy has won many awards with both her alpacas and their wonnderful fleeces. Running 100 alpacas on her 20 arce property, Joy focuses on breeding grey alpacas with fine fleeces.

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Shahrizai Alpacas

Shahrizai Alpacas

Shahrizai was started in 2007 with the purchase of a very special male named Leranda Ridge Vegas, and in the years following, the farm has grown and evolved into what it is today.

At our peak, we were running almost 300 alpacas – 200 of our own and a number of agistees. In early 2017, we reduced that number significantly to make the journey to South Australia to give our animals their best chance to realise their genetic potential.

We breed suris and huacayas, mostly white and fawn, with a few colours for fun. We are very proud to be involved in every facet of the alpaca industry – stud and guard stock, commercial fibre production, retail sales, exporting, and shearing.

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Onyx Alpacas

Onyx Alpacas

Onyx Alpacas, owned and operated by John and Sue Harris, is based at Mountain Pepper Farm in Victoria’s Otway Region. A relatively new stud on the Australian Alpaca scene, Onyx aims to establish an enviable reputation for black fleeces from its Huacaya and Suri breeding program.

Onyx is building an environment at Mountain Pepper Farm where alpacas can flourish and fulfil the promise of the fibre for which they are renowned.

Our Huacaya and Suri breeding program aims to produce fleeces of the highest quality that are black, dense, lustrous and soft. To achieve this we hand pick from our range of black machos, as well as from other successful breeders, to produce the best possible cria from the hembra to which they are mated. The result has been an improving fleece quality with each succeeding generation.

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The Llama and Alpaca Jewelry Store

The Llama and Alpaca Jewelry Store

Susan and Darrell Gray, have been designing, creating and handmaking unique custom Llama and Alpaca jewelry for almost 30 years from their home studio in Round Rock, Texas, US.

Their original designs are both artistic and realistic. They make sure to capture the SPIRIT of the animal in ways that evoke emotions. Many of their pieces have a storyline or special meaning which truly enhances the visual beauty.

Both Susan and Darrell pride themselves in using the utmost quality of precious metals and gemstones in their jewelery.

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Storybook Alpacas

Storybook Alpacas

Storybook Alpacas, is a family run farm, located in the glorious NSW Southern Highlands, running both Suri and Huacaya Breeds with a combined herd size of around 1,200.

Storybook is committed to the entirety of the alpaca industry, the sustainability of Australian Agriculture and to the passion for the development of genetically bred champions.

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Rembrandt Park Alpacas

Rembrandt Park Alpacas

Rembrandt Park Alpacas is a small boutique alpaca stud owned and managed by Steven and Tammy O’Keefe. Our breeding program is based on carefully selected coloured genetics and bloodlines. We concentrate on breeding elite show quality animals for both the domestic and international markets with a particular focus on brown animals.

We are conveniently located 2 hours south of Sydney just outside the beautiful NSW South Coast township of Berry. Formerly a prime dairy farming region, this area is now home to some of Australia’s leading alpaca studs as well as being popular with lifestyle properties ideally suited to these wonderful, easy managed animals.

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Waratah Fibre Co Op

Waratah Fibre Co Op

Waratah Alpaca Fibre is a member owned Co-operative of Australian alpaca farmers supplying some of the world’s finest alpaca fibre to both Australian domestic and international export markets.

Through collaborative farming Waratah Alpaca Fibre can provide alpaca fleece producers with reliable markets for their fibre and maximise producer returns from the sale of this luxurious fleece.

Established in June 2018 with immediate strong international export orders the Co-op can provide reliable supply volumes for buyers through its strong network of alpaca fleece producers. The quality of supply is also assured through producer training and stringent fleece preparation and pre-classing requirements as well by using AWEX stencilled alpaca classers and through independent core testing of all bales.

Experienced with international orders the Co-op can assist buyers with their export and freight requirements and can supply the fibre in a raw, scoured or carbonised form depending upon the buyers’ requirements.

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WFI

WFI

WFI has a long and proud history of serving the Australian community. From humble beginnings in 1919, the company has become a leading rural and business insurer.

WFI has a state team of Area Managers who provide face-to-face solutions for customers within local communities; delivering a high level of differentiated and personalised service.

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Fleur De Lys Alpacas

Fleur De Lys Alpacas

Fleur de Lys alpacas strives for excellence in white and fawn huacaya; whether you are embracing alpaca for the first time or seeking advanced genetics.

From our idyllic setting, Fleur de Lys alpacas continues to strive for excellence in white and fawn huacaya. Winning accolades at local, state and national shows, the team at Fleur de Lys alpacas would be delighted to share some of their story with you. Whether you are looking to embrace the wonder of alpaca for the first time, or are seeking advanced genetics to add to your herd, Lee and Greg would be delighted to welcome you to their farm.

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Ashbourne Alpacas

Ashbourne Alpacas

Breeding champions for now and the future. At Ashbourne we produce:
  • quality champion winning stud stock
  • commercial fleece herd, breeding females
  • fine, dense and highly aligned fleeces in white, light fawn and coloured huacayas
  • fleeces that are dense, lustrous with stay fine results and a low SD – ultimately achieving our goal of breeding a true commercial fleece herd

Our Elite Foundation Herd have been sourced and acquired from the best studs within Australia. When sourcing these outstanding alpacas, we have researched the best genetic bloodlines, together with reviewing them for advanced fleece styles and excellent conformational characteristics. Located in Central Victoria – Ashbourne Alpacas are proud to be sponsoring this year’s national show.

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Aus Fine Suri

Aus Fine Suri

AUSfineSURI is run by Cathy Proctor from her Lumeah farm, Windellama, located about 30 minutes from Goulburn, NSW. Winning many awards at all showing level, Cathy runs a small herd of suri alpacas in a diverse range of beautiful colours.

AUSfineSURI herd was formerly run as a smaller sister herd to the successful Wallaby Ridge Suri herd on “Lumeah” Windellama : Now Sold

A small herd of suris were retained and transferred to the Ausfinesuri prefix.

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Aingeal Ridge Alpacas

Aingeal Ridge Alpacas

Aingeal Ridge Alpacas was established in 2005 by Geoff and Jenni Smith and their family.

Geoff and Jenni are pleased to be back breeding and showing alpacas after a break, with the goal of maintaining a small number of high quality huacaya.

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Bova Alpacas

Bova Alpacas

Bova Alpacas is a family run farm in the NSW Southern Highlands. The farm has been in the Bova family for over 13 years. Located in Penrose in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Horsham Farm is around 2 hours drive from Sydney and just over an hour’s drive from Canberra.

Bova Alpacas focuses its breeding program to produce fine, dense, white fleece- a boutique luxury fibre akin to cashmere. They are succeeding in reducing the micron of their fleece for finer high-end product, increasing fleece yield and producing fine quality fleece with length and lustre.

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Boston Fine Fibres

Boston Fine Fibres

Boston Fine Fibres is a specialty fibre processing mill located in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales.

They specialise in processing individual fleeces from alpaca (suri and huacaya), llama, and other animal fibres to your specifications. Exotic blends and larger volumes are also available upon request.

Their aim is to process elite natural fibres in an eco-friendly environment to your specifications. No harsh detergents, bleaches or dying agents are used in their processing.

Proud sponsor of the Art and Craft Sections of the National Show.

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Merungle Alpacas

Merungle Alpacas

Established in 1993, Merungle Alpaca Stud, is owned and managed by Jen and Peter McDavitt. Their farm is nestled in the rolling foothills north of Maffra, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia and with over 100 animals on farm, is unique in the experience it can offer.

Merungle also offers a large selection of animals for sale, and with quality bloodlines that include well known studs such as Purrumbete Highlander, Peruvian Sonoma, Peruvian Legend, Peruvian Pluro, Purrumbete Inti, Peruvian Don Julio, Peruvian Chief, Peruvian Kosako and of course our ‘home bred’ “Merungle Hot Chili” a grey male who is virtually unsurpassed in the show ring, dominating the grey section for 4 years.

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Millpaca

Millpaca

Millpaca is a professionally-run alpaca stud farm, based in Berry NSW, that specialises in breeding pure-bred alpacas of exceptional quality. Their services include selling animals to boost your stock numbers, and hiring out award-winning stud males for mating purposes.

Millpaca’s overall aim is to produce the perfect mix of confirmation, bone density, low micron fleece and lowered SD. All while maintaining excellent lustre and retaining good handling traits, as well as increasing the amount of fleece that can be sheared from each animal commercially, for those who manage flocks full-time and committed hobby farmers too.

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