• Diseases of New World Camelids

    These unique animals have become more popular in the last several decades and their monetary value has been high. Meanwhile their owners have struggled to find veterinarians with sufficient knowledge of camelid medical problems. more »
  • An Introduction to Diseases of Alpacas in Australia

    Although not the subject of this article, for long term herd health it is important that the following fundamental elements are in place: Good nutrition and husbandry, protection from extremes of weather, parasite control strategies and genetic selection for health (e.g. fertility, adequate milk production, good cria growth rates, freedom from genetic disease, avoidance of excessive in-breeding, etc), not just selection for fleece characteristics and the show ring. more »

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