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2013 EPD Trait Leaders

EPD Trait Leaders

Download the pdf of the 2013 EPD Trait Leaders presentation as seen at Nationals.

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Obtaining a Blood Sample and Preparing the DNA Blood Card

International Camelid Institute (ICI) and Alpaca Registry Inc.'s (ARI) educational video on obtaining a blood sample and preparing the ARI DNA blood card.

Camelid Distance Education Program Videos

The Camelid Distance Education Program in co-operation with the Mid-America Alpaca Foundation Camelid Education Fund have provided these educational videos for camelid owners.

Welcome to ariACADEMY

Powered by Alpaca Registry Inc., ariACADEMY provides education and information for the entire alpaca community. Topics range from the most common questions about alpacas and the industry to in-depth articles on alpaca EPDs, genetics, and breeding. ariACADEMY also provides information on the latest alpaca research and links to additional resources.

Although there is a lot of information on ariACADEMY, we encourage you to visit with local farms, your veterinarian, and the national organizations listed on the right for additional information. If you are new to the alpaca industry or considering getting started, we especially recommend that you visit the national breed association site Alpaca Owners & Breeders Association, and the national breed registry site Alpaca Registry, Inc..

ariACADEMY is a work in progress and will continue to evolve as we gather more information and gain more involvement from everyone in the industry. Please add this site to your favorites and post the link prominently on your personal websites so that people, both in the industry and for those researching the industry, can access this valuable information.

If you have articles or information that you have written or compiled about alpacas or the alpaca industry and wish to contribute them to ariACADEMY, please see the Be A Contributor section for information. We would appreciate your input. Thank you for visiting and we hope that you find the information provided here both valuable and intuitive. Please stop back often to see the updates.

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The articles and other content published on ariACADEMY are based on the individual authors’ personal research and opinions. The views expressed are not necessarily the views of ariACADEMY or its creator, Alpaca Registry, Inc., nor has Alpaca Registry, Inc. verified the accuracy of any information contained within the articles published on the site.

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