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Oklahoma Farms Ready for National Alpaca Farm Days
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma alpaca farms are opening their gates Sept. 29-30 to welcome visitors for National Alpaca Farm Days.
National Alpaca Farm Days provides people across the U.S. the opportunity to learn about alpacas up-close, tour working farms, learn about the alpaca industry and shop for alpaca products.
John and Sheila Robinson of Land Run Alpacas will join John and Janice Robinson of Just Right Alpacas at Land Run’s farm, 780596 S. Highway 18 in Agra, Oklahoma. Alpacas will be available for petting, feeding and selfies from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 29-30. The farms will also have Made in Oklahoma and U.S.-made alpaca goods for sale at the ranch store.
The Robinsons also plan to take their alpacas to Old Settlers Day in Perkins, Oklahoma from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sept. 29. They will have a limited supply of alpaca goods for sale.
Terri and Kerry Bates of Magnolia Blossom Ranch and Gail Stymerski and Al Boyce of Answered Prayers Alpaca Ranch will welcome Farm Days guests at Magnolia Blossom Ranch, 2901 NW 16th St. in Newcastle, Oklahoma. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 29, they will have food trucks, inflatable activities, an alpaca obstacle course, tours of their small fiber mill, alpaca products for sale and, of course, alpacas. The ranch will also be open from 1 to 4 p.m., Sept. 30 for ranch tours and shopping.
For a complete list of participating farms and ranches or to learn more about the U.S. alpaca industry, visit www.AlpacaFarmDays.com.
Follow Just Right Alpacas, Land Run Alpacas and Magnolia Blossom Ranch on Facebook to learn more.
Can’t make it to National Alpaca Farm Days? Alpaca farms across Oklahoma are open to visitors year-round. Go to oklahomaagritourism.com to find an alpaca farm near you.
Oklahoma Agritourism is a program of the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry. Oklahoma Agritourism partners with agricultural producers to issue an invitation to sample the abundant bounty and natural beauty found in Oklahoma’s Growing Adventure. Learn more at http://oklahomaagritourism.com/ .
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