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February 2013
February 23
Time: 7:30 AM - 5 PM

Iowa State University: 2013 Camelid Symposium 
Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine; Ames, IA

The purpose of the ISU Camelid Symposium is to provide veterinary practitioners and students, veterinary technicians, owners, and camelid enthusiasts with an opportunity for professional development, increased awareness of disorders affecting llamas and alpacas, and enhance skills to improve camelid care. We offer a broad range of topics that will be useful to everyone involved with the care of these animals. 

This event has been approved by the Iowa Board of Veterinary Medicine for 8 CE credits.

Topics of interest will be:
•The Ins and Outs of Fiber
•Cria Management: Passive Transfer, Milk Replacers, and Weaning
•The Early Cria: Dysmature vs. Premature
•Diarrhea in the Cria
•Stabilization of the Critical Cria
•Common Diseases and Conditions of the Neonate
•Camelid Toxicology

Speakers Include:
• Dr. Dusty Nagy, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM (LA)
• Dr. Jennifer Schleining, DVM, MS, DACVS, LA
• Dr. Paul Plummer, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LA)
• Dr. Steve Ensley, DVM, PhD
• Dr. Amanda Kreuder, DVM
• Christian Davies, MA, CPA, CMA

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March 2013
March 9 to March 10, 2013
Show ID = 695 
ILR Sanctioned Show

The Virginia Classic Llama and Alpaca Show 2013 

19th Annual Llama and Alpaca Show. Featuring a full complement of halter, performance and youth classes. Judges are John McDougall and Niki Kuklenski. Additionally we will be highlighting fiber arts in our annual Handmades Derby! Held at the world renown Virginia Horse Center (East Complex), Lexington, Virginia. Show ring and most stalls are under one roof. Great premiums and trophies to the winners. Check the web site for entry information.
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March 15 to March 17, 2013
Time: Starting at Noon Friday and ending early afternoon Sunday

ILR-SD Judging Clinic and Show Clinic 
Mark Smith Farms, Crawfordsville, Indiana

Have you ever thought about becoming a judge or just want to learn what judges are looking for? Do you want to know how to be more competitive in the show ring? Then this clinic is for you!
Depending on what you want to achieve at this clinic you can attend just 1, 2 or all 3 days. Cost is $100/day and includes all material and meals. Instructors will be:

Darrell Anderson - "How to give accurate and informative set of oral reasons"

Dr. Kristy Brown - "A veterinarian's perspective on llama conformation and movement"

Tami Lash - "Conformation (halter classes) and Showmanship"

Mary Jo Miller - "Performance Classes and how fiber factors into halter classes"

Come and join us for a great time of learning,camaraderie and Hoosier Hospitality. For more information and details please contact Mark Smith. Space is limited.
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March 22 to March 24, 2013

SSLA 2013 Conference 
Mountain Lodge and Conference Center, Flat Rock, N.C. 28791

2013 Southern States Llama Association (SSLA) Conference 
Visit for more information as it becomes available.

Hank and Vickie Balch, chairpersons
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April 2013
April 5 to April 6, 2013
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Show ID = 693 
ILR Sanctioned Show

March Llama Madness Show & Sale 
7605 N SR9 Howe IN

Michael Haumschild (C)
Mark Smith (C)
Tami Lash (C,AT)

Double ILR Halter Show, Single ILR Performance Show, Juvenile Female Futurity Show & Sale of Champions
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April 27
Time: 10:00 AM
Show ID = 678 
ILR Sanctioned Show

2013 Daffodil Classic Llama Show 
Kenilworth Ave. Coshocton OH

It is time for the 2013 Daffodil Classic. It will be held at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds. This will once again be a fun show for all. Hope you can come and enjoy the day. The judges will be Cathie Kindler for halter and Mike Haumschild for performance. Hope to see you there! Clerking information to Jean Haumschild
Contact email: janice schilling 

April 27
Time: 8:00 am
Show ID = 682 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Heartland Llama Show 2013 
Webster City, Iowa

Llama show with halter, performance, and fiber
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May 2013
May 4 to May 5, 2013
Time: 8:00 am
Show ID = 694 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Ozark Llama Classic Sale and Show LLLC 2013 
Sedalia, Mo

Show will be held on Sunday
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May 11
Time: 10:00 AM
Show ID = 677 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Coshocton Ohio

Come join us again for the 2013 ORVLA Summer Solstice Show. The judges will be Darrell Anderson for halter and Beth Meyers will be the performance judge. The show will once again be at the Coshocton Co fairgrounds. Look forward to seeing you there. Clerking information Renee Tarr 
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May 11 to May 13, 2013
Time: all day - call for an appointment

Spring Tune Up 2013 
Leon Valley Veterinary Services

Full service tuneup for your camelids - shearing, medical needs and fleece evaluation -- all camelids welcome, professional shearers and skilled llama handlers on staff for the weekend. 

Call 608-269-3292 to schedule your appointment
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May 12
Time: all day
Show ID = 696 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Fleece On Fest 2013 
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Fleece On Fest is held in conjunction with the Spring Tune Up event at Leon Valley Veterinary Services - enter a fleece show and have your animal shorn all at the same time & place.
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May 17 to May 19, 2013
Show ID = 684 
ILR Sanctioned Show

The Lonestar Llama Showdown 
Belton, TX Bell County Expo Center

Join us at the 1st annual Lonestar Llama Showdown, double show. Judges are ILR Pam Jensen & ALSA Mary Jo Miller. May 18-19, 2013. Halter, Perforamance, Youth. Belton, TX
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May 31 to June 2, 2013
Time: All Day 
Sale and Auctions

Abbott's Big Sky Ranch Sale 
Moiese, Montana 

We had such a good time last year we are doing it again in 2013! NEW this year is the addition of an Alpaca Auction on Friday May 31, 2013. The llama auction will be Saturday June 1, 2013. Come be part of this fun weekend. Consignment forms are on our website. Same as last year the consignment fee is only $250. per consignment and no commission fee. That is the BEST consignment rate in the industry! Come join us for a great weekend in beautiful Western Montana!Watch our website for updates and new consignements. 
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