MANNA-GUM FARM Hush $1,100.00 (incl GST)    Sire: WIMMERA SKIES PHEONIX Dam: MANNA-GUM FARM Whisper Type: Female Breed Type: Huacaya Colour: Solid Black Registered With: IAR No. 215378 Date of Birth: 30th August 2017 Current Age: 2 Years Fleece (1st): 17.80µ  SD 4.80µ  CV 27.00%   CF 98.8%  SF 18.32µ (taken on 19th October 2018 at 1 Year and 2 Months of age) Fibre Testing Authority: Micron Man Hush is a …

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These recipes and photo have kindly been provided by the Tallarook Meat Co, Victoria Italian Meatballs 500g Alpaca Mince2 slices white bread, crusts removed and torn½ cup of milk1 medium onion, grated1 egg, lightly beaten1/3 cup finely chopped basil leaves1/3 cup finely chopped parsley1/3 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese2 tablespoon olive oil500g jar tomato pasta …

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I like making a really rich meat sauce for my Lasagne. So there is lots of tomato. If you really want to make it decadent you can make your own fresh pasta, but instant pasta sheets are fine. Ingredients – Meat Sauce 500g alpaca mince (or lean beef mince) – not as good but I’m …

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Line breeding is one of the most useful tools that a stud breeder has. Put simply it is mating genetically similar animals to consolidate desirable genetic traits. Although we would like to think that by mating like to like we will produce clones this in fact is very unlikely because in breeding outcomes approximately 30% …

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Injections

Giving injections is one of the most important skills that you will need to develop if you intend owning alpacas. Alpacas require regular vitamin and mineral supplements, vaccinations and drenches. Some drenches can be administered orally but many are injectable.  Many of the required mineral and vitamin supplements are most effectively administered by injection. In …

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