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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Whether you pay thousands of dollars for your alpacas or acquire them free of charge they do require appropriate management and care. Therefore it is the responsibility of all alpaca owners to learn about the appropriate care and management of alpacas. Ignorance is not an excuse when it comes to neglect, especially when there are …

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Payment plans

We understand that it’s not always that easy to find the cash to pay for that special alpacas to add to your breeding program, or to buy a group of alpacas to start your breeding journey. Many breeders are struggling to meet feed costs with the worsening drought in NSW and QLD. We have felt …

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Contracted tendons in new born cria is a  relatively common condition and usually is apparent in the front legs. The tendons are unusually tight preventing the legs from straightening properly. Depending on the severity of the contracted tendons the legs can appear severely malformed. If you run your fingers down the back of the affected …

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Congratulations to the Tallarook Meat company for being awarded a bronze medal in the Australian Food awards for their alpaca cabana. Form more information check out their facebook page https://www.facebook.com/tallarookmeatco/ or visit them at one of the local farmers markets.