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Date Title Author
02/09/17  Fleece Scoring
Rachel Hebditch
02/09/17  Letter from France
Nigel Cobb
02/09/17  Our New Venture
Nigel Ashton
02/09/17  Alpaca Chute
Annie Austen
02/09/17  Knapper Alpakka
Nina and Rolf Barbakken
02/09/17  The plight of the Peruvian alpaca farmer
Kristen Peterson
02/09/17  THE ART OF HAND-CRAFTING ALPACA DUVETS
Magdalena Kit
02/09/17  Alpacas in Latvia
Ian Storie
02/09/17  The Llama Park
02/09/17  UNIQUELY CAPISH
by Alison Notley and Debbie Braunlich
02/09/17  Breeding Alpacas in Hungary
Cecilia Kerkhof-Demjén
02/09/17  Hebridean Alpacas
Sandra Powell
02/09/17  Pois Chic
Nigel Cobb
07/05/16  Coco Alpacas
Jane Potts
07/05/16  What to do with Berserk Males Part 1
Julie Taylor Browne
07/05/16  ?And...are alpacas REALLY scary??
By Joanne Dell of Abbotts View Alpacas
07/05/16  A SOUND FOUNDATION.
International judge Nick Harrington Smith of the The Alpaca Stud, takes us through the basics of alpaca conformation.
Nick Harrington Smith
07/05/16  Solva Alpacas
Alan Davies
02/04/16  A Visit to Wolstom
A sustainable alpaca farm in the Netherlands
Jacqueline Wears
02/04/16  Alpaca Poo
Using alpaca waste
Peter Swann
02/04/16  Cody, the Teeny Tiny Alpaca
Cody's fight for life
Amber Isaac
02/04/16  Alpacas - There and Back Again
The journey to an alpaca herd
Jenny MacHarg
02/04/16  New Approaches to the Management of Mange
The difficult to control parasitic condition
Lauren Else & Richard Wall
02/04/16  Whodunit
Dealing with parasite infestation
Sue Thomas
02/04/16  Using Alpacas as Therapy Animals
Advice of the suitability of alpacas as therapy animals
Julie Taylor-Browne
02/04/16  Never Knew Alpaca Felt This Way
A textile company experiments with alpaca
Francis E.B. Rainsford
02/04/16  Alpacaly Ever After
Bringing alpacas to the Lake district and all the laughs along the way
Emma & Terry
02/04/16  Cakes with Faces
A Japanese take on alpacas
Amy Crabtree
02/04/16  Chromosome Map of the Alpaca Genome
Unravelling the alpaca genome
Terje Raudsepp
03/20/15  Colour Genetics
Teresa Hawkin
03/20/15  Starting Out
Julia Corrigan Stuart
03/20/15  How Dense Are You?
Dr Stephen Mulholland
03/20/15  Who do you think they are?
Ken Freivokh Artwork Alpacas
03/20/15  Letter from France 2014
Gillian Evieux
03/20/15  Harnessing the Sun's rays to iron out the creases
Francis Rainsford
03/20/15  Alpaca Coalition of America
03/20/15  Alpaca Colour Genetics: Mendel Meets Molecular
Dr Kylie Munyard
03/20/15  Magical Farms Retirement
Rachel Hebditch
03/20/15  Casa Chapi - a bird's eve view
David Tracey
03/20/15  Blind Faith?
Claire E Whitehead
03/20/15  Finer than Fine
Bob Kingwell
03/20/15  Discovering Alpacas
Laurence & Eric, Alpagas du Maquis
03/20/15  Madame Marie-Genevive Lion
Andrew Spillane
03/20/15  Showing Off
Julie Taylor-Browne
03/20/15  9 Ways to get more from your Alpaca website
Lisa Banks
03/20/15  Alpaca Fleece Classing Code of Practice
Rachel Hebditch
03/20/15  Alpaca Seller
Chris Moor
03/20/15  Alpaca Nutrition - supplementing crias
Jane Vaughan
03/20/15  Jaw Abscesses
Marie Junck
03/20/15  The Natural Fibre Company
Douglas Bence
03/20/15  Nero Black Alpaca
Paul Shrimpton
03/20/15  The Future of the Alpaca Industry
Lindy Smith
03/20/15  When Neonatal Crias Get Sick
Claire E Whitehead
03/20/15  Suri Fibre
Phillipa Gardner
03/20/15  Behind the Scenes of an Alpaca Guard Trial
Andrew Milne
03/17/15  The process of transporting alpacas?.
Alpaca Transport
Laura Cook
04/06/12  DOG ATTACKS-How to prosecute and claim compensation
DOG ATTACKS-How to prosecute and claim compensation
John Potts, The Alpaca Stud
04/06/12  The Art & Science of Alpaca Judging
New book from AOBA
Rachel Hebditch
04/06/12  Improvement of the genetic potential of Camelids using assisted reprod
ET in Camelids
04/06/12  Who wants to be a judge?
Judge training in the UK
Melanie Douglas
04/06/12  One Mad Moment!
The power of alpacas
Anne Clifton Holt
04/06/12  ASK THE VET
Responsible Use of Antimicrobials?
Claire E Whitehead BVM&S MS MRCVS
04/06/12  AOBA Judge Training Program
Judge training in the USA
Kristin Buhrmann and Jill Macleod
04/06/12  Alpacas: sheep with long necks?
A comparative study on the feed-digestion of alpaca and sheep
Prof. B.W. Peeters PhD1, M.A. Romeijn BSc3, Ing. A
04/06/12  Italian Alpaca Society
04/06/12  Choanal Atresia
Choanal Atresia
Dr Anibal Armien
12/07/11  Californian Odyssey
Judging in the USA
Val Fullerlove
12/07/11  Alpaca Sculptures
Sculptress meets Alpacas
Judy Boyt
12/07/11  Alpaca Neonatology
Birthing - when to panic
Claire Whitehead
12/07/11  Alpaca Sheep Guards
The guarding abilities of alpacas
Jenny MacHarg
12/07/11  Breeding Males ? A Judge?s Perspective
A judge's view on breeding males
Tim Lavan
12/07/11  Alpacas in Belgium
Belinda's account of life in Belgium
Belinda White
12/07/11  Small is Beautiful?
Jo Parker, Rushmere Alpacas
06/29/09  SLOW FOOD and TERRA MADRE 2008 TURIN, ITALY
Slow Food movement turns to textiles
Gaia Dakalo
06/29/09  Biosecurity Warning
Robert Broadbent
06/29/09  Biosecurity Recommendations for UK Camelid Farmers
Claire Whitehead
06/29/09  Parasitism.
06/29/09  PacoVicuna
Francis Rainsford
06/29/09  Pisco Sour
The story of a cocktail
Rachel Hebditch
06/29/09  Size Matters
French Lettera for Alpacas
Andy Spillane
06/29/09  The Argonaut Project
Establishing a genetic improvement programme in the UK
John Gaye
06/29/09  Letter from Australia
Alex Harrington Smith
06/29/09  Alpaca Parasites
Dr Norm Evans
06/29/09  Camelid Genomics
Dr. Fowler established the first university course in the United States dedicated to the study and care of non-domestic animals. He is the author of 93 articles on camelids and of that big blue textbook Medicine and Surgery of South American Camelids. Dr.
Murray E. Fowler, DVM
06/29/09  Breeding Coloured Alpacas ? My thoughts
Tim Hey
06/29/09  Bluetongue
Rachel Hebditch
06/29/09  Spring 2009
Letter from France
Andy Spillane
06/29/09  CHILE VISITORS SUBJECTED TO SOMETHING HOTTER THAN THEY BARGAINED FOR
The Australian bushfires
Jeffry Farman
06/29/09  My Life in Alpacas
John says goodbye
John Gaye
06/29/09  A Solution for Reproductive Woes?
Claire Whitehead
10/06/08  The Italian Job
The trials of moving an alpaca business to Italy
Hilary Shenton
10/06/08  A new French Alpaca Show
John Potts
10/06/08  Alpaca Show in Sweden
10/06/08  THE YEAR OF THE ENGLISH EXPATS IN ITALY
The alpaca life in Italy
Gaia Dakalo
10/06/08  Why Alpacas ? Lifestyle, Investment or Business
Alpacas - why get involved?
by Steve Marshall of Stansbury Alpacas mars
10/06/08  World Alpaca Conference
Australia hosts the World Alpaca Conference
By Steve Marshall ? Stansbury Alpacas www.stansbur
10/06/08  Preparation for Parturition
Veterinarian outlines how to prepare for those alpaca births
Claire Whitehead
10/06/08  Chilean Altiplano to Patagonian Ice Fields
A trip to Chile
By Dr Gavin Lindhorst
10/06/08  Animal Welfare and the Five Freedoms
The crucial issue of animal welfare
by Cristian Bonacic and Jessica Gimpel
10/06/08  Ikebana
An alpaca breeder in Switzerland with an unlikely vice ? flower arranging.
Emily Brown
10/06/08  NATURAL vs SYNTHETIC DYESTUFFS - WHICH ARE MOST COMMERCIALLY VIABLE TO
By: Francis Rainsford
10/06/08  A Judge's Life
Paul Cullen
10/06/08  ALPACA TEXTILE TRENDS
A Trio of Industry Updates
Francis E.B. Rainsford
10/06/08  BAS Spring Show 2008
Rachel Hebditch
10/06/08  The Straw Bale house
Trust in God but tie up your Camelid
Lindsay Halton
10/06/08  THE ANGLO-PERUVIAN SOCIETY
The work of the Anglo Peruvian society
Jenny Randall, Concepts of Peru
10/06/08  The Italian Job 5
Rain?? We didn?t come to Italy for that!
Hilary Shenton
10/06/08  Robert Bakewell
An innovator in animal breeding
Rachel Hebditch
10/06/08  EPD?s: THE PATH TO ALPACA EXCELLENCE
How to breed better animals
By Mike Safley
10/06/08  Finding Genes Linked to Traits
Kylie Munyard B.Sc. (Hons) PhD
10/06/08  Polarpacas? Well, almost?
Alpacas in Finland
Anne Backman
10/06/08  Alpaca Movie
Sologne stars
Robin Hodge
10/06/08  Genetics 101
The complete alpaca genome sequence is now available to camelid researchers. In this article Dr Kylie Munyard, lecturer/researcher in Molecular Biology at Curtin University in Australia, talks about their progress in unravelling the mysteries of colour
Kylie Munyard PhD
10/06/08  Letter from France Spring 2008
Andy Spillane
10/06/08  Quechua Benefit - New Beginnings
MIKE SAFLEY
10/06/08  How To - Hand Spin with Alpaca
Amanda Poyner
03/26/08  Australian alpaca on the menu
New company Laviande markets Australian alpaca
Rachel Hebditch
03/26/08  Letter from Spain
Spanish happenings in the alpaca industry
Nigel & Ginny Cobb
03/26/08  Maremmanos
Maremmanos (herding dogs) at Tierra Helada Alpakas ? our first hand report
Dominic Müller
03/26/08  Practical Action
Practical Action's work with alpaca breeders in Peru
By Jane Eason
03/26/08  Potato
A history of the great South American import - the potato
Rachel Hebditch
03/25/08  Hilary Shenton?s Italian Job - Crias in Salento!
Latest episode of Hilary's move to Italy
Hilary Shenton
03/25/08  Why Alpacas ? Lifestyle, Investment or Business
Steve Marshall explains why people invest in alpacas
by Steve Marshall of Stansbury Alpacas
03/25/08  Bluetongue Virus
News surrounding bluetongue virus in Europe
Rachel Hebditch
03/25/08  Alex's diary
What's up down under
Alex Harrington Smith
03/25/08  Health Protocols in the EU
Health Protocols in the EU
Nigel Cobb
03/25/08  French Letter Nov07
News from France
Andy Spillane
03/25/08  It always happens on a Bank Holiday
Story of an injured foot
Kath & Tom Wordsworth, Newland Alpacas.
01/24/08  Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs)
Steve Marshall
01/24/08  August 2007 Letter from France
French Happenings
Andy Spillane
01/24/08  CONSIDERATIONS FOR A WINTER FEEDING PROGRAMME FOR ALPACAS.
Alpaca nutrition for an English winter
Nick Weber
01/24/08  Farm Sitter
Falling in love with alpacas
Lyn Redhead
01/24/08  OPINION
Buy British
Nick Harrington Smith, The Alpaca Stud
01/24/08  The Royal Bath & West Show from a Kiwi Perspective
Kiwis in Somerset
Kit Johnson
01/24/08  Letter from Spain
Alpacas in Spain
Nigel Cobb
01/24/08  Rickets and Angular Limb Deformities in Llamas and Alpacas
Claire E Whitehead BVM&S MS DACVIM MRCVS
01/24/08  Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association:
By Mike Safley
08/27/07  SUBCUTANEOUS INJECTIONS: A NEW TECHNIQUE
Injections made easy
Dr Ian M Davison, Illawarra Alpacas, Australia
08/27/07  From Ohio to the Royal Veterinary College?
Claire E. Whitehead
08/27/07  ALPACA FIESTA 2007
ALPACA FIESTA 2007
Renzo Morante
08/27/07  The Alpaca Builders:
Breeding for Genetic Gain
Jack Armstrong
08/27/07  Birthing for Beginners
Rachel Hebditch
08/27/07  A Day in the Life
Paul Cullen
08/27/07  Calculating Linebreeding / Inbreeding Coefficients
by Steve Marshall, Stansbury Alpacas
08/27/07  Ten tips for alpaca nutrition
Jane Vaughan BVSc PhD MACVSc (Ruminant Nutrition)
08/27/07  ALPACAS IN THE WESTERN CAPE
ALPACAS IN THE WESTERN CAPE
Christopher Notley
08/27/07  Colour Matings in Alpacas
Elizabeth Paul, Erewhon Alpacas
08/27/07  THE EMPTY CHAIR
Mike Safley
08/27/07  Time Flies?
Letter from Australia
Alex Harrington Smith
08/27/07  Ovulation
Gregg P Adams
04/10/07  Linebreeding in practice
Report on the author's experience of line breeding.
by Steve Marshall Stansbury Alpacas
04/10/07  Letter from Spain
Latest news from Spain on the alpaca industry there
Nigel and Ginny Cobb
04/10/07  BUILDING OUR FUTURE TOGETHER … The experience of the Peruvian Society
Small breeders in Peru get together to build a better future
SPAR Macusani
04/10/07  Stud Males – why bother?
The argument for using the best stud males
By Dominic Lane Australian Alpaca Association Judg
04/10/07  STUD MALES -- WHY BOTHER? 2
Use the stud male fit for purpose
Lyn Dickson
04/10/07  TB or not TB?
TB in British camelid herds
Paul Rose
04/09/07  ALPACA OWNERSHIP IN NEW ZEALAND: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY
Study on alpaca ownership in New Zealand
Abel Alonso – Wellington Institute of Technology (
04/09/07  Alpaca World / Peruvian Secrets Peru Trip – November 2006.
Kath Wordsworth goes to Peru
Kath Wordsworth (Newland Alpacas)
04/09/07  Letter from Germany
Plans for a German herd book
Dominic Mueller, Tierra Helada Alpakas
04/09/07  Letter from Belgium
The formation of Alpaca International in Belgium
John Peeters
04/09/07  British Alpaca Futurity 2006
Report on the first British Alpaca Futurity 2006
John Gaye
04/09/07  BVD in the UK 2006
Vet Gina Bromage's report on BVD
Gina Bromage
04/09/07  France is revving up!
A letter from France
ENID ANDERSON
01/16/07  A Letter from France
The alpaca industry in France
Andy Spillane
01/16/07  Long Live the Oakbank Five
Alex's diary of life in Australia
Alex Harrington Smith
01/16/07  Bluetongue Virus
European outbreak of Bluetongue virus
Rachel Hebditch
01/16/07  The British Llama Society
The formation of the new llama society
Paul Rose
01/16/07  Embryo Transfer glossary
A glossary of ET terminology
Jorge Reyna
01/16/07  ALPACAS FROM "DOWN UNDER"
All about exporting from New Zealsnd
By Nic Cooper - Southern Alpacs Stud, New Zealand
01/16/07  Genetics Journal
Genetics unravelled
Wayne Jarvis
01/16/07  GREETINGS FROM NORWAY!
What's happening in alpacas in Norway
Connie Haugen
01/16/07  Alpaca Numbers in the UK
Alpaca Numbers in the UK
Rachel Hebditch
01/16/07  Consistent quality alpacas
A description of line breeding
by Steve Marshall Stansbury Alpacas
01/16/07  Camelid Cousins...
Llamas are fun
Paul Rose
01/16/07  NEW ZEALAND
A discussion about importing alpacas from New Zealand
Greg Graham
01/16/07  Letter from Sweden
Events in Sweden
Ann Marie Santesson Gerber
01/16/07  AI Success
fIRST ALPACAS PREGNANT WITH ai
Jorge Reyna
01/16/07  Spanish letter
alpacas in Spain
Nigel and Ginny Cobb
01/16/07  Australian Alpaca Fleece Ltd. calls for more fleece
Flece industry success in Australia
Rachel Hebditch
01/16/07  Let Your Barn and Pastures do Your Training and Handling for You!
Make handling camelids easier
Marty McGee Bennett
01/16/07  Belgian Show
Description of the Belgian Show
Rachel Hebditch
01/16/07  Facts about Embryo Transfer in Alpacas
Embryo transfer in alpacas
Jorge Reyna
01/16/07  FRENCH LETTER MAI 2006
News from France
Andy Spillane
01/16/07  Alpacas of Wessex Workshop with Dr Jim Watts
Alpacas of Wessex Workshop with Dr Jim Watts
John Gaye
01/16/07  MY AUSSIE ALPACA ODYSSEY. PART 2
MY AUSSIE ALPACA ODYSSEY. PART 2
By Harry Douglas, Northumberland, UK
01/16/07  Her Outback
Alex Harrington Smith, one of our young British judges, is Alpaca Manager at the EP Cambridge Stud in Australia.
Alex Harrington Smith
01/16/07  Applying the SRS® breeding system to alpacas
The SRS Breeding System
by Jim Watts. M.V.Sc., Ph.D.,
01/16/07  PACOMARCA: The Land of Alpacas
Paco, in Quechua, means alpaca. Marca, in Aymara, means location, place, land of...
Alono Burgos
01/16/07  THE UK LEADS THE WORLD IN ALPACA ORTHOPAEDICS
Cruciate ligament repair is a first
John Potts
08/24/06  The British Alpaca Futurity
A new show for British breeders at Newbury Racecourse on November 4/5 2006
John Potts
08/24/06  Don Julio Barreda
An appreciation of Don Julio Barreda
By Mike Safley
08/24/06  Don Julio Barreda
The Peruvian perspective on the life of Don Julio Barreda
Alonso Burgos
08/24/06  ALPACA FIBER: COLOR CONTAMINATION
Mike Safley reminds breeders of why colour contamination is a worry
By Mike Safley
08/24/06  AOBA Judge Certification
Nick Harrington Smith is the first Brit to qualify as an AOBA judge. Congratulations are in order as it sounds like a gruelling ordeal and one he survived with flying colours.
Nick Harrington Smith
08/24/06  MY AUSSIE ALPACA ODYSSEY.
English student in Australia tries out alpaca farming
Harry Douglas, Northumberland, UK
08/24/06  Camelid Cousins - Walking with llamas
One of the questions I am asked most frequently about llama trekking is “Do you ride the llama?” The clue to the answer is found in the title of this article...
Paul Rose
08/24/06  A Letter from France.
The alpaca enterprise in France
Andy Spillane
08/24/06  THE PROSPECT OF EXPORTING FROZEN CAMELID EMBRYOS FROM PERU - A CHALLEN
Frozen embryos - the way forward - could spell the end of exports
Francis E.B. Rainsford
08/24/06  The Genetics Journal
Part two of a series explaining basic genetics
Dr. Wayne C. Jarvis
08/24/06  The Importance of Stud Selection
A stud male can have a huge influence on your herd - the importance of selection explained
Eric Hoffman
08/24/06  Parasitic skin disease in South American camelids
In recent issues of this magazine there has been discussion about treatments for skin disease and particularly for ectoparasites. The aim of this article is to highlight how Chorioptic mange can be managed in alpacas and llamas with particular reference
Aiden P Foster PhD DipACVD MRCVS
08/24/06  The Alpacas, the Barn Owl and the Moths
The consequences of owning alpacas can be odd...
Elizabeth Saville
08/24/06  Some Views on Evaluating Suri Fibre
Suri fleece - what is it all about?
Mike Safley
08/24/06  Spinning the Shirley Simpson Way
Part 3: Coats of Many Colours – Dyeing Alpaca Yarns
Shirley Simpson
08/24/06  What About Suri
One man's evaluation of that elegant creature - the suri
Nick Harrington Smith
04/24/06  A 2nd French Letter
Alpaca life in France
Andy Spillane
04/24/06  LES PARAPLUIES DE VICHY –
Show time in France
04/24/06  Alpaca Shows- American Style!
Showing alpacas in the UK and the USA, the author explains the difference.
Nick Harrington Smith
04/24/06  Clyde Haldane
Eric Hoffman remembers the Australian alpaca importer and breeder Clyde Haldane
Eric Hoffman
04/24/06  The Genetics Journal
The first in a series of articles on elementary genetics
Dr. Wayne C. Jarvis
04/24/06  Camelid Cousins
Llamas… as flock guardians
Paul Rose
04/24/06  Macho’s: The Father’s Lineage
Accoyo’s Caligula and Cconchatanca’s Hemingway
By Mike Safley
04/24/06  MAJOR SIRE INFLUENCES IN AUSTRALIA
The stud males that had most influence on the Australian alpaca population.
By Matt Ridley
04/24/06  Oak Leaf Poisoning
A description of a seasonal problem with most livestock but not normally associated with alpacas
04/24/06  Spinning the Shirley Simpson Way
Part 2: No Frills Yarn
Shirley Simpson
01/12/06  ALPACA SKIN PROBLEMS:
Everything you ever wanted to know about mites.
By Mike Safley
01/12/06  Artificial Insemination in Alpacas
Artificial insemination is an area that many researchers in South America and Australia have been working on for many years with limited success. Jorge Reyna, a PhD student at the University of Sydney’s Centre for Advanced Technologies in Animal Genetics
Jorge Reyna
01/12/06  Progressions in the South African Alpaca industry
Background to the South African Alpaca industry
By Dr Gavin Lindhorst of African Alpacas
01/12/06  “A FAIRLY STEEP LEARNING CURVE”
Beginner's guide to hand spinning
Shirley Simpson
01/12/06  Alpacas in Ireland
State of the alpaca industry in Ireland
Xandria Williams
01/12/06  Australian fleece prices drop
Australian Alpaca Fleece company changes its prices for alpaca fibre
Rachel Hebditch
01/12/06  Alpaca Genetics:
A guide to genetics
Dr. Wayne C. Jarvis
01/12/06  CESAREAN SECTION IN LLAMAS AND ALPACAS
ALINA MCCLAIN, VETERINARY STUDENT
01/12/06  Why Worsted?
By John Arbon
01/12/06  Camelid Cousins –The Llama
In a new series of articles, Paul Rose dispels a few myths and introduces us to the pleasures and versatility of the alpaca’s cousin, the llama.
Paul Rose
09/24/05  A Breakthrough in Freezing Camelid Embryos:
How one couple cracked the problem of freezing alpaca embryod
Paul Taylor
09/24/05  PREGNANCY LOSS IN ALPACAS
Dr Ahmed Tibary investigates pregnancy loss in alpacas
Ahmed Tibary, DMV, PhD, Dipl. ACT
09/24/05  A Matter of Judgement
Life as a judge
Dominic Lane
09/24/05  A North American alpaca research project
How does nutrition affect an alpaca's fleece fineness and density?
Authors:
09/24/05  Alpacas in Italy
A view of the alpaca enterprise in Italy
Rene Steiger
09/24/05  CAMELIDS – A MOVING TALE
How to transport alpacas safely and within the law
Kevin Chesson - Section Leader – Animal Health & W
09/24/05  THE ALPACA COLOUR KEY: A SNAPSHOT
Australian alpaca breeder Elizabeth Paul has been trying to unravel the mysteries of colour inheritance in alpacas for some years and her book ‘The Alpaca Colour Key’ which she publishes herself in now available in the UK.
Elizabeth Paul
09/24/05  BASIC GENETICS:
A guide to genetics
Elizabeth Paul
09/24/05  Showing Suri Alpacas
An insight into the tricks of the show ring
By Maggie Krieger
09/24/05  Transporting alpacas
How to load your alpacas without stress
Marty McGee
09/24/05  A Better Use for Blue-Eyed Whites
How to utilise your blue eyed white girls to best advantage
Elizabeth Paul
09/24/05  THE CUSICHACA TRUST
THE CUSICHACA TRUST AND ITS WORK WITH CAMELIDS IN THE PERUVIAN ANDES
Douglas Walsh
09/24/05  Dealing with Death in Camelids:
Sudden death in alpacas
Tracy Miesner, DVM
09/24/05  Genetic Alpaca Improvement
An explanation of the genetics of animal breeding
Wayne C. Jarvis
09/24/05  New Federation for France
Andrew Spillane
09/24/05  Alpaca Association of Ireland – “First steps”
Alpacas in Ireland, progress so far
Richard Ryan
05/28/05  ALPACAS AND TELEVISION
Marketing alpacas through television advertising in the USA
Mike Safley
05/28/05  Guidelines for medical success in camelid herds
An eminent American veterinarian outlines how to keep your herd in the best of health
Christopher K. Cebra VMD, MA, MS, DACVIM-LA
05/28/05  A Small Project
A new breeder in France describes his experiences
Andrew SpillaneBeauvautrait Alpacas
05/28/05  Digestive Disorders
Chris Cebra writes about one of the most common causes of illness in camelids - digestive disorders
Christopher K. Cebra VMD, MA, MS, DACVIM-LA
05/28/05  Selection of fertile male alpacas
Size really does matter!
Jane Vaughan BVSc PhD MACVSc
05/28/05  Choosing a Stud Male
Learning from the experts - what international breeders say about choosing a stud male
Rachel Hebditch
05/25/05  A Journey to Remember
Tim Hey reports from an alpaca selection trip to the altiplano
Tim Hey
05/25/05  Running a Show Class Event
Tim Hey and John Gaye write about show organisation
Tim Hey and John Gaye
05/24/05  Twins at Alpacas of Wessex
Twins are rare in alpacas - this article tells of the first twins born at Alpacas of Wessex
John Gaye
05/24/05  AZVD German National Show 2005
John Gaye
05/24/05  The Hype About Micron
So what is it about this important criteria? Here we outline the importance of balancing the qualities to give the desired results.
John Gaye
05/24/05  Alpaca Reproduction
A Basic Guide For First Time Breeders
Dr Nina Bray
05/24/05  An Introduction to Alpaca Sex
Chas Brooke on the mating game
Chas Brooke
05/23/05  Cria – Surviving the First Few Days
Bringing a sick or weak cria through those first few days with plasma
Rachel Hebditch
05/23/05  Weaning
Amy Haldane on weaning cria
Amy Haldane
05/23/05  Surviving Peru
On a recent alpaca purchasing expedition John Gaye encounters what he describes as the 'Peru Factor'
John Gaye
05/23/05  Alpacas - why bother?
John Gaye sets out to answer the question
John Gaye
05/23/05  Winter Birthing
Preparing for winter birthing
Chas Brooke
05/23/05  Selection, Judging and Showmanship
An international judge discusses showing alpacas
Dianne Condon
05/23/05  The Alpaca Brand – Fact or Fiction?
Maggie Krieger contemplates the various alpaca 'brands'
Maggie Krieger
05/23/05  Camelid Handling Secrets
The amazing Marty McGee Bennett gives away her tips on handling alpacas
Marty McGee Bennett
05/23/05  Gestation
Gestation - is 'Guess-tation' a better title?
Carolyn Jinks
05/23/05  Stud Male Selection
Allan Jinks on the important business of selecting a stud male
Allan Jinks
05/23/05  Blood Counts
Chas Brooke introduces alpaca genetics and breeding
Chas Brooke
05/23/05  Breeders in Peru – Old Hands and Young Pretenders
John Gaye returns to Peru
John Gaye
05/23/05  Stacking Up the Numbers
Planning and Tracking Your Business Success
Deb Hill
05/23/05  Finding and Keeping Clients
Deb Hill of Cloud Dancer Alpacas reminds us that without customers we have no business
Deb Hill
05/23/05  The Bottom Line is Your Bottom Line
Thoughts on Alpaca Farm Finances
Deb Hill
05/23/05  The Prepartum Alpaca: Some Considerations
Some useful observations on late pregnancy and birth in alpacas
P. Walter Bravo
05/23/05  Colostral Transfer of Immunoglobulins
Administering plasma to weak, newborn cria with low antibody levels
Ewen McMillan

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