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Welcome to the Florida Alpaca Breeders Association (FABA)
An organization made up of welcoming alpaca breeders, from 
Huacaya's to Suri's, to fiber artists to pet owners.  Find a farm in
your area and come by for a visit.
Our members tab gives you a complete list of members and contact information.
Please visit the Members Tab to find a farm in your area.


FABA is An affiliate of Alpaca Owners Association
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The Florida Alpaca Breeders Association is dedicated to promoting public awareness the alpaca 'lifestyle' and industry. We are proud to be an affiliate of the Alpaca Owners Association (AOA). 

As alpaca owners, we understand the unique requirements of raising both Huacaya's and Suri's in Florida. We are dedicated to educating new breeders and alpaca enthusiasts in the alpaca husbandry and in promoting the alpaca industry in Florida. With some simple adaptations, alpaca herds can thrive here in Florida; creating a successful investment and rewarding lifestyle.

FABA MEMBERS IN THE NEWS
Email jflores2@tampabay.rr.com 
and let us know if your Farm       
"Makes Headlines!"
Are you interested in learning more about 
The Alpaca Lifestyle or have a question you would like to ask.  Please feel free to CONTACT US at info@flalpacas.com and we will be happy to answer all of your questions.
   Shi'Lo' Alpacas in Largo 
was in the Tampa Bay Times
Read Article Here
We support the following organizations:

The Camelid Rescue Coalition: 
www.camelidrescuecoalition.com

The Southeast Llama Rescue: 
www.southeastllamarescue.org

Donations are greatly appreciated. 

Sweet Blossom Alpacas in Plant City
was in the Plant City Times
Read Article Here


Visit our Farm Store for a variety of alpaca products and services offered by our members. 

Support small farms, support local farms!
Golden Spirit Alpacas in Odessa Florida
was in the Neighborhood News and Lifestyle.
Read Article Here
1st Quarter Newsletter
2nd Quarter Newsletter
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To ensure the privacy of our membership effective August 1, 2017 all 
EMAILS/MEETING MINTUES/BOARD MEETING MINUTES 
will be under the MEMBERS ONLY TAB! This is a PASSWORD PROTECTED AREA. 
 All members will receive the password via email.
See something adorable you just have to have? 
Click on the picture to find the Alpaca Farm Store to Visit or contact!
Click on the American Farmer logo and Check out this wonderful video about Alpaca Ranching that was on the American Farmer Network.  The piece about Alpaca Farming starts around the 17 minute mark.  
Sweet Blossom Alpacas in Plant City  in the News 
Open Farm 2017 News and Videos
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JANUARY FIBER SEMINAR WITH                           CHERYL GEHLY

Now is the time to learn what type of fiber you have, it’s qualities and characteristics, that will enable you to make the best breeding and purchasing decisions. 

You have the opportunity to have an educational seminar presented by the AOA Senior Fleece Judge, Cheryl Gehly on January 19th.                

This will be a 1day seminar where we can learn about Fiber Characteristics 101, The Meaning of Micron, What is Density and tools available to help assess your alpacas' fiber.

 CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION FORM
FABA Plans for 1ST QUARTER 2019 
• Jan:  Fiber Seminar on 1/19/2019 at Sweet Blossom Alpaca Farm. 

• Feb: Fiber craft day with Selma Carrow (wet felting) – date TBD  

• Mar: Tentative Neonatal Clinic – 3/30/2019 and location to be TBD  

• Apr/May: Tentative Skirting seminar  

• May: Fiber craft day – date and location TBD  

• Jun: Annual membership meeting – date and location TBD

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN HOSTED AN EVENT ON YOUR FARM?

DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL "FIBER CRAFT" YOU CAN TEACH?

Contact Jamie at shiloalpacas@gmail.com and give us the good news!