Reproductive & nutritional management of alpacas and llamas
Twenty-five years of working with alpacas has culminated in the production of a robust, 120-page, A5, Glove Box Guide to Alpacas. The first half of the guide contains information on husbandry, cria care,… read more
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
There was talk by Tasmanian alpaca farmers a couple of weeks ago about how to reduce mossy pastures. Here is a small case study in pictures for you to ponder. Mossy, unproductive… read more
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The principal of Cria Genesis, Jane Vaughan, has been working with alpacas and llamas since 1991. Jane graduated with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) from the University of Melbourne in 1988, gained membership to the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in the Ruminant Nutrition Chapter in 1998 and completed a Doctor of Philosophy in the control of alpaca ovarian function in 2002.