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Embryo Transfer: A New Dawn

THE FIRST CRIA, conceived by embryo transfer, that can be registered with the American breed society, will be born in July. The Alpaca Owners Association in the USA has always resisted artificial reproduction and ET and AI cria could not…

Vaccination Strategies for Camelids

A lot of questions have been raised recently on social media about the best vaccines and strategies for vaccinations in alpacas. This is a difficult topic because very little research has been done on the topic in camelids (with the…

We Love Lusi

By Lulu Oliver, Lusi Alpacas. When asked to write this article I wasn’t sure how to go about it and from what angle so I have written a little about Lusi Alpacas and a bit more on my thoughts of…

A Stitch in Time

Female prisoners in Cusco in Peru are being employed by a Danish fashion label, Carcel, to make knitted garments. Carcel was launched in Copenhagan with the aim of breaking the spiral of poverty by paying female prisoners a living wage.…