What can you do with your fibre? Wherever you chose to process, from hanks to histograms, paddocks to plying, locks to legalalaties – we’ve got it all covered! Come and join us to demystify fibre & better understand what your beautiful animals are growing for you. £110 inc VAT, please bring a packed lunch; refreshments available throughout the day
- How to maximise the value of fleeces through effective fleece skirting. Topic will include lecture, demonstrations and hands-on practise (Co-presented by Emma Taylor & Paul Vallely)
- Traits that reveal genetic superiority for quality fleece production
- Update on latest fibre measurement technology including the use of ‘Trimming of guard fibres (presented by Paul Vallely)
- We will also be releasing details of the ‘UK Quality Alpaca’ project aimed at compiling & show casing alpaca to the premium garment sector.
Emma Taylor co-owns East Anglia Alpaca Mill and handles, advises & processes many fleeces every year. Emma is a very active member of the BAS, owns Alpacas of East Anglia & is passionate about alpacas & the fibre they produce.
Paul Vallely is the MD of AAFT P/L. He has coordinated major fleece projects in Australia, provided fleece consultancy across the world & currently sources fibre for the Italian fashion trade.
Price: £120per person (VAT exempt) * Limited to 10 attendees
Light lunch & a copy of notes included