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Research by two Aberystwyth scientists has paved the way for a possible breakthrough in the worldwide fight against Bovine TB.
The tradition of weaving in Peru stretches back through 5,000 years of history, from the coastal cities of Paracas and Nazca to the high Andean communities of Cusco and Ayacucho.
The potato is immensely important to the people of South America where thousands of varieties are grown. Traditionally the tubers were freeze dried but this is becoming more difficult due to climate change.
The Enferplex Bovine TB test, widely used voluntarily in the camelid industry, was approved by the World Health Organisation for animal health, for use in cattle this summer.
It is the Summer of 2000 and membership of the British Alpaca Society has risen to three hundred and eighty.
Maximising value from your fleeces is what most alpaca breeders strive to do but don’t necessarily know how to do it or what their end game is.
2019 saw the end of the alpaca show at the Royal Bath & West and the very first alpaca show at the Somerset Show organised by the South West Alpaca Group at the end of September.
It is the time of year for those annual funfests AGMs. Below, reports on the British Alpaca Society AGM and the Australian Alpaca Association AGM.