OHIO ALPACA LIFE MAGAZINE

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RENEW YOUR OABA MEMBERSHIP SO THAT YOU CAN BE INCLUDED IN THE MEMBERS' DIRECTORY IN EACH ISSUE!

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DON'T BELONG TO OABA YET?

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HOW CURRENT IS YOUR INFO?

When was the last time you updated your farm information? Have you listed all the services your farm offers? This info is what we use for your entry in the members' directory pages in Ohio Alpaca Life magazine.

Are you listing your herdsires? Did you know that you can list up to 10 for free on your farm page? Have you updated your herdsire info?

Update your farm info here!

board of directors

President - Lorilee Fish
Vice President - Joy Turner
Treasurer - Lynne Kopinski
Secretary -
Dir.-at-Large - Joe Osborn
Dir.-at-Large - Marcee Stephenson
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New Brochure Available!

Discover Ohio's Alpaca Industry
The resources you need to take your farm to the next level.

  • The resources you need to take your farm to the next level.The cost is $35 for 100 brochures or $20 for 50 brochures.
    Contact Lynne Kopinski if interested in purchasing them.

Alpaca Pointers

OABA Committee Members

Committee Incentive Program

  • Expectation of Chairs
  • Incentive Program for all Chairs with the exception of the Show Chairs
  • Incentive Program for AlpacaFest Show Chairs
More details here

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Ohio Alpaca Breeders Association


AlpacaFest 2013 Registration is Open!

November 15th - 17th

Eastwood Expo Center, Niles, Ohio

Registration for Alpacafest is closed!


State of Ohio Livestock Care Standards for Camelids!

On April 19, 2011, the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board voted to approve the proposed care standards for alpacas & llamas. If you wish to view or print out these standards, please click here

There are also general livestock care rules that apply to most livestock species in Ohio. Many of these rules also apply to alpacas. To view or print these standards, please click here


OABA Mission Statement

OABA was formed to combine the unique talents and efforts of all member farms in Ohio, regardless of size, allowing for more effective marketing, education and support, thereby facilitating success beyond those achievable as individuals. Join us today and begin to recognize the benefits for yourself.

BENEFITS:

  • Free copy of "Ohio Alpaca Life" magazine delivered to your home 3 times a year
  • Listing of your farm in"Ohio Alpaca Life", with live link to your website in online version
  • 1/2 price advertising in "Ohio Alpaca Life" - reach a target-rich audience with your ad!
  • Discounted stalling at Alpacafest - a world-class show that draws many breeders and the general public
  • An easy way to network with and locate fellow breeders
  • An easy way to form strategic alliances with other breeders
  • Educational events at each quarterly meeting and other times throughout the year
  • Web site traffic from this site
  • 10 Free herdsire listings on this website
  • Listing in our "Find-A-Farm" Feature on this website
  • Combined marketing efforts of entire organization for all members
  • Access to sell your Ohio made products in the OABA farm store booth
  • Disounted Price on the Bi-Annual Camelid Vet conference - a daylong event held at OSU

We are very open to discussing other benefits and value we may be able to offer!