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Mycomplasma Haemolamae in Alpacas

Mycomplasma Haemolamae in Alpacas September 06, 2011 By: Internet Sources-Owning-Alpacas.com and Mike Six Mycomplasma Haemolamae in Alpacas Saving Your Alpacas’ Life Saving your alpacas’ life from one of the known alpaca diseases that you may not have heard of, but … Continue reading

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Paralysis + B Vitamin Problems

Here is one I learned the hard way. Always keep some B-complex on hand, and do NOT keep it in the refrigerator.  B-complex should be kept at room temperature, or it will be ruined. Last year I had an alpaca … Continue reading

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Bovine Ecolizer & Cria

  Always keep Bovine Ecolizer +C on hand when you have cria due.  When a cria is born it must be given to them in the first 2-3 hours after birth.  This is important to help  prevent ecoli disease.

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Basic Alpaca Care for Beginners

Basic Alpaca Care for Beginners – Quick and Dirty ‘Paca Care’ by Jo Overbey Rock Chimney Farm Alpacas Physical Plant Let’s begin with a discussion of the perimeter fence, as it is of primary importance. An alpaca’s only means of … Continue reading

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On-Farm Emergency Treatment of Alpacas

On-Farm Emergency Treatment of Alpacas by David E Anderson, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS International Camelid Institute College of Veterinary Medicine The Ohio State University Unfortunately, emergencies occasionally occur on the farm. The successful resolution of any emergency depends upon our … Continue reading

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