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The West Shires Alpaca Group had bumper entries for the Royal Three Counties Alpaca Show for fleece, halter and the new craft show. Competition was hot despite the dreary weather – well actually torrential rain at times!
Neonatal health care. By Christopher K. Cebra VMD, MA, MS, DACVIM-LA, The Pfefferkorn and Wendorf Professor of Camelid Medicine, Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Corvallis, OR
Education and Therapeutic interventions through Alpacas, Horses and other animals. By Heather Watson, Wiltshire Equine Assisted Learning.
Veterinary researchers at the University of Minnesota have been investigating the gene mutation thought to be responsible for choanal atresia or multiple malformation syndrome in alpaca.
We are going back in time to the heady days of 1998 when the British Alpaca Society was in the last quarter of its first year, where membership had reached 140.
Like many other alpaca owners Caroline and Ian Oakes started small with four pet boys on two acres at a previous property.
Devon County Show’s Alpaca Section was full within ten days of the show entries opening. Some 190 alpacas were entered for the show classes, young handler and youth and adult performance classes.
Here, Jacinta reminds Alpaca owners how recently introduced legislation exposes them to hitherto unforeseen liabilities.