Llama lovers week-end

Llama lovers week-end Registration required by 21st April, 2017 A great weekend for anyone interested in llamas, breeding conformation crafts. Come for part of the weekend or come for all. Venue Fernhill, 58 Zephyr Terrace, Governors Bay. Contact sara@saracrane.co.nz...

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Newsletter February 2017

Hi Everyone, I hope you are all managing with the unsettled summer we have all been having. From the droughts in the North Island and the top of the South Island, to the derth of summer weather in the South, it has certainly been a challenging season. Then add to this...

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Newsletter Spring Summer 2016 2017

From the Guest Editor: Last November our hearts went out to all members and llamas affected by the severe ‘Kaikoura’ earthquake. So, when Keith asked me to step in to produce the next Newsletter, I readily agreed. Now, four weeks on, I am in awe of the job that first...

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Canterbury A&P Show Convenor’s Report

Convenors Report Several key changes to the llama compound as well as attendance rules were important elements of this year's Christchurch show. The new larger judging area was an important improvement, especially as the old judging area had been changed into an...

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Christchurch Show 2016

Wonderful here at the show after the rain. We are having a llama information day with lots of visitors coming through, so many children! As soon as people come in, they start smiling. The public are loving the llamas. There is a Monarch butterfly hanging around.

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Get Ready for the Christchurch Show Part 4

Well, here is our final notification about this year’s show, it is shaping up to be a cracker and not one to be missed!  We will have an improved llama compound, new attendance rules which will result in less stress for you and your llamas and I even have it on good...

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Get Ready for the Christchurch Show Part 3

It will sneak up on you, heck it is almost September already! Remember your entries must be in by September 24th. Today we’ll look at the Performance Classes, all of which will be judged on the Friday of the Show, November 11th. PUBLIC RELATIONS The first of these is...

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Get Ready for the Christchurch Show Part 2

Time to start thinking about which llamas you will show this year, which classes you will  enter them into and what training you will need to conduct to prepare them. The afternoon of November 10th (Thursday) will be a busy one with judging of Conformation and Progeny...

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Llama for Sale: Lord Snowden

Snowy is one of my favourite boys, originally acquired for stud, but subsequent acquisitions of guanaco studs has relegated him to unemployment and he was gelded in April 2016. He had a tough early life and was a bit hot headed at times, but he has matured nicely and...

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August 2016 Newsletter

Yesterday I noticed that the daffodils leaves are above ground and some flower buds are showing, the wattle trees are beginning to flower and some of the leaf buds on the trees are beginning to swell. Spring is beginning to think about coming! After the winter we’ve...

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