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Caring for Llamas and Alpacas

Claire Hoffman

Caring for Llamas and Alpacas

A Health & Management Guide

by Claire Hoffman

  • 19 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Rocky Mountain Lama Association .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Domestic animals & pets,
  • Farm & working animals,
  • Agriculture - Animal Husbandry,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8518779M
    ISBN 100962276820
    ISBN 109780962276828

    Purchase Llama and Alpaca Care - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN , Proper fencing is also necessary, to keep llamas in and (preferably) dogs out. The complexity of the fence depends on your situation; for example, the number of llamas and how important it is to keep them separate. Llamas do need a companion - another llama of similar age is best (and unless you want a breeding farm, the same sex too!).

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 28 cm: Other Titles: Caring for llamas and alpacas: Responsibility. Alpaca Keeping Raising Alpacas – Step by Step Guide Book farming, care, diet, health and breeding - Kindle edition by Fields, Harry. Download it once and read it .

    Income from alpacas is generated from selling animals or their fleece. Many breeders value-add and sell finished products made from their own fleece. The Australian Alpaca Association (AAA) assists with a centralised collection service for Australian Alpaca Fleece Ltd who ship fleeces directly to Peru for grading and processing into garments.   Designed for the mixed practice large animal veterinarian, veterinary students, and camelid caretakers alike, Llama and Alpaca Care covers all major body systems, herd health, physical examination, nutrition, reproduction, surgery, anesthesia, and multisystem diseases of llamas and alpacas. Written by world-renowned camelid specialists and Reviews:


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Caring for Llamas and Alpacas by Claire Hoffman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Caring for Llamas and Alpacas: A Health & Management Guide 2nd Edition by Clare Hoffman (Author), Ingrid Asmus (Author) out of 5 stars 29 ratings/5(29).

Caring for Llamas and Alpacas: A Health and Management Guide. Claire Hoffman. really liked it Rating details 15 ratings 2 reviews.4/5.

Llama and Alpaca Care: Medicine, Surgery, Reproduction, Nutrition, and Herd Health. 1st Edition. by Chris Cebra VMD MS DACVIM (Author), David E. Anderson DVM MS DACVS (Author), Ahmed Tibary DVM PhD DACT (Author), Robert J. Van Saun DVM MS PhD DACT DACVN (Author), LaRue Willard Johnson DVM PhD (Author) & 2 more.

out of 5 stars 29 by: Caring for Llamas and Alpacas: A Health and Management Guide by Clare Hoffman, Ingred Asmus (Illustrator) - Alibris.

Books. Caring for Llamas & Alpacas: Our Price: $ Product Code: Qty: Description The most popular general book for new alpaca and llama owners. An excellent gift for your buyers. NOW IN STOCK, THIRD EDITION - 1ST PRINTING - NOVEMBER Related Items.

Covers all topics medical and management of llamas and alpacas. The language is easy to understand and I found the advice so far to be sound and positive, without replacing a vet's intervention.

Covers signs and symptoms and administration of medications, including how to give injections/5(25). Provide immediate veterinary care for an ill or injured alpaca or llama, including dental care if the animals’ ability to properly proc-ess food is compromised.

SAFE HANDLING 1. Fit halters on llamas and alpacas so that the nosepiece allows for chewing, yet cannot slide down onto the soft cartilage of the nose and cut off breathing.

For further information, and more details, I recommend that you read the short book by Clare Hoffman, DVM, and Ingrid Asmus entitled Caring for Llamas and Alpacas, A Health and Management Guide.

This book covers most of what you would need to know; and it has served well as a reference for me. It is not possible to keep all of the llamas that come to us, but we have connections and work hard to find the most appropriate placement for the younger and healthy animals. If you need help in finding a suitable home for your herd of llamas or alpacas, let us know.

Alpacas are hardy and generally disease resistant. However, performing basic practices such as yearly vaccinations, monthly worming, and regular toe and occasional dental care are.

The book is the standard care of llamas book. It is a great help to a novice breeder or llama owner. You will still want more information when you are completed, but it forms the base information that you need/5(26). If you own a llama or alpaca, you shouldn't go without this book.

An excellent guide, written in layman terms, to health care practices, first aid procedures, general management. pages, loaded with illustrations (3rd edition).Brand: Sopris Unlimited. Provide immediate veterinary care for an ill or injured alpaca or llama, including dental care if the animals’ ability to properly process food is compromised.

SAFE HANDLING 1. Fit halters on llamas and alpacas so that the nose piece allows for chewing, yet cannot slide down onto the soft cartilage of the nose and cut off breathing.

Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas provides a step-by-step guide to performing procedures in llamas and alpacas. Organized by body system, the book presents concise, visually oriented information to enable clinicians to treat these animals with confidence. by Clare Hoffman, DVM and Ingrid Asmus.

Published by Rocky Mountain Llama and Alpaca Association. Topics covered: Buying a Llama or Alpaca. Traveling. Restraint. Nutrition. Herd Health. Designed for the mixed practice large animal veterinarian, veterinary students, and camelid caretakers alike, Llama and Alpaca Care covers all major body systems, herd health, phys read full description.

Download all chapters. Share this book. This is the best book I've found detailing the purchase, care, feeding and breeding of llamas and alpacas.

No dreamy stories about what wonderful pets they make, this book deals with the realities of owning these animals/5(3). The book contains chapters that deal with land and housing, nutrition, husbandry and welfare, fleece evaluation, fleece marketing, animal assessment and showing, breeding, birth, the care of the newborn and common health ed to be a husbandry handbook, it aims to cover the basic knowledge required to keep llamas and alpacas.

Caring for Llamas and Alpacas A Health and Management Guide. Clare Hoffman, DVM, and Ingrid Asmus. Alpaca Field Manual 3rd Edition. Norman Evans, DVM. Alpaca and Llama Parasite Treatment.

The bible of llama and alpaca health care. New 5th printing with updated information and new reference to West Nile Virus. Covers all aspects of health management from nutrition to routine preventive health care to 1st aide and when to call a vet. pag. Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas provides astep-by-step guide to performing procedures in llamas and zed by body system, the book presents concise, visuallyoriented information to enable clinicians to treat these animalswith confidence.COVID Resources.

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