Latest Issue – Winter 2016

Our Winter 2016 edition is out now, packed full of all new articles and features. Click for some examples of the content in this issue.


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Green Dream

With 37 years' service in a financial services organisation Joe Phelan of Green Alpacas recently saw himself being categorised as 'ageing'. What has generated this excitement you may ask? With my kids all independently on their way and suffering from empty nest…

Guardian Angels

Paige Matthews, Dr Wendy Brown, Dr Amanda Doughty, and David Mitchell explore alpaca guardian behaviour. Alpacas were first imported into Australia by the entrepreneurial Charles Ledger in 1858, and after a shaky start, Australia now has one of the largest registered alpaca…

Ask the Vet: Responsible Use of Medicines in Camelids

Claire E Whitehead BVM&S MS MRCVS Diplomate ACVIM (Large Animal). RCVS Specialist in Camelid Health & Production. Director Camelid Veterinary Services Ltd. When vets prescribe medicines for camelids in the UK, we do so under the "Cascade" which permits use of medicines that are…

Alpaca Embryo Transfer

The Ins and Outs of Learning a New Skill. By Jude Anderson, Pucara Alpacas IN my 25 years of alpaca experience, 2016 was a standout year of learning, excitement, joy, frustration, disappointment and above all, great personal pride in an achievement…
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