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Alpaca biosecurity

The onus for the health and welfare of alpacas (and other livestock) on your farm is, and has always been, up to you, the owner/manager.¬†On 1 October 2017, all cattle, sheep and… read more

Feeding urea to alpacas

Urea is a non-protein source of nitrogen that can be used by fore-gut fermenters such as alpacas, goats, sheep and cattle as a source of protein. The microbes in the first compartment… read more

Are your crias growing?

The chart above illustrates alpaca cria growth rates under Australian conditions. The solid line represents what is reasonably and ideally achievable by alpacas grazing pasture with appropriate supplementation, whilst the dotted line… read more