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Livestock & Pets : Alpacas

The articles below cover a number of topics about alpaca health, alpaca behaviour and alpaca farming. There are more articles in The Basics section too. If you're looking for something in particular then use the search box above. If not, then browse the article titles and see what there is to help you.  If you can't find an answer here then why not ask in our discussion forums? One of the very friendly and helpful members is sure to be able to help you.

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llamaIn part two of our series on the Animal Welfare (Llamas and Alpacas) Code of Welfare 2013, we highlight the legal requirements in the Code and summarise some of the good advice it gives about females, crias, weaning, identification, selection for transport and behaviour.

alpacaThe Animals Welfare (Llamas and Alpacas) Code of Welfare 2013 is a useful document. It sets out what owners are legally obliged to do to ensure the good health and welfare of their animals, but it does a lot more than that. It gives a lot of good advice about alpaca husbandry generally.

alpacasIn part three of our series on the Animal Welfare (Llamas and Alpacas) Code of Welfare 2013, we highlight the legal requirements in the Code and summarise some of the good advice it gives about housing, health and disease control, some elective husbandry procedures (particularly castration and blunting fighting teeth) and euthanasia.

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