Jigaru Alpacas originated in Lancefield Victoria and has now relocated to the property at Langley. The Langley property has been so set up to facilitate alpacas and their requirements for ease of handling and management.
Welcome To Jigaru Alpacas
2015 Shearing Dates : 27 October - 30 October
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Jigaru Alpacas is located 1 hrs drive North of Melbourne in Langley, Victoria, Australia. (10 klms to the northern side of Kyneton towards Lake Eppalock). The farm at Langley is set on 40 acres.
Jigaru Alpacas originated in Lancefield Victoria and has now relocated to the property at Langley. The Langley property has been so set up to facilitate alpacas and their requirements for ease of handling and management. Education facility permits have been granted and Jigaru enjoys holding training days of individual hands on, including fleece characteristics, animal husbandry, stock selection and much much more. Please feel free to contact us if you are interesting in learning more.
Jigaru Alpacas care for approximately 100alpacas both Huacaya and Suri – White through to Black and everything in between. Owners of the property are Russell & Jillian Holmes. Partner in Jigaru Alpacas was Gloria Davis (Jillian’s mum) who passed away in 2011.
Jillian & Russell work the farm as well as caring for their two very active boys Bryce 16 and Kurtis 14.
Under the banner of Husbandry Helpers, Jigaru Alpacas have assisted many breeders (large and small) with their husbandry requirements, including vaccinations, spit offs, shearing assistance, fencing & shelter construction to name a few.
Jillian, Russell & their Agistees enjoy showing at numerous alpaca shows with great success having received many Championships & Regional Awards over the years. One very proud achievement is the receipt of the VCR Huacaya Alpaca of the Year and VCR Huacaya Fleece of the Year Awards for two consecutive years, 2009 & 2010, for their magnificent and well known female ‘Jigaru Moonlight Serenade’.