— The National Saanen Breeders Association Team

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Welcome to Openherd!

Learn why Openherd is "alpaca marketing made easy."
10 Recent Openherd Upda...
4 days ago

Ask Dr. Ruthanne

Dr. Ruthanne McCaslin, DVM is an experienced alpaca veterinarian and breeder. Ask her your questions about alpaca healthcare and nutrition.
76 6-month old cria wit...
13 days ago

Ask Marty - Trainer & Handler

Marty McGee Bennet of Camelidynamics, with over 30 years experience, can help you with training, handling and behavior questions.
6 Training Alpaca to u...
9/18/2018

Beginners Circle

If you are just getting started this is the place for you! Ask any questions and learn about the industry.
12 Best barn flooring...
10/31/2015

Meet and Greet

Meet new breeders, discuss what you want!
16 Alpaca meat...
9/12/2018

Tips

Any advice or "tricks of the trade" you want to share.
5 Saving Your Alpacas'...
1/7/2014

Genetics

From the physical to the scientific: Color, conformation, EPDs, birth defects and more.
7 Rose Grey?...
10/7/2016

Show Ring

Where, when, and how of shows and judging.
3 Minnesota Alpaca Exp...
1/5/2013

Tools of the Trade

Tools, equipment and anything else it takes to get the job done or make life easier. From barn to animal to pasture.
12 MSA Alpaca/Llama Chu...
6/12/2015

Fiber

Anything from shearing to end product and everything in between!
10 Odd Histograms...
9/15/2016

Feedback

What do you like, dislike or see that needs improvment on Openherd?
41 Auction needs major ...
11/6/2015

Industry Discussion

Share your views, opinions, and thoughts about the alpaca industry
3 Is it time to change...
10/31/2013

General

Anything else!
24 Gelded Males...
7/30/2018