Blog › Month: September 2014

Drench classes …

There are 5 different drench groups/classes you should be aware of when treating gastrointestinal worms. Generally speaking, if ¬†you have drench resistance to one product within a group, there will be drench… read more

Weaning alpacas? Don’t forget to drench them!

At weaning time, don’t forget to perform an individual faecal egg count (FEC) on each of your alpaca weaners BEFORE drenching them, and again 12 days later. The first, pre-drench, FEC tells… read more

Did you buy an alpaca last weekend?

If you are introducing new alpacas onto your farm, don’t forget to isolate them when they arrive as part of your biosecurity plan. Have a look at: http://www.farmbiosecurity.com.au/toolkit/plans-manuals/national-farm-biosecurity-reference-manual-grazing-livestock-production/ and specifically implement the… read more