Llama and Alpaca Care   E Book Book

Llama and Alpaca Care E Book


  • Author : Chris Cebra
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2014-02-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 808
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323242912

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Designed for the mixed practice large animal veterinarian, veterinary students, and camelid caretakers alike, Llama and Alpaca Care covers all major body systems, herd health, physical examination, nutrition, reproduction, surgery, anesthesia, and multisystem diseases of llamas and alpacas. Written by world-renowned camelid specialists and experts in the field, this comprehensive and uniquely global text offers quick access to the most current knowledge in this area. With coverage ranging from basic maintenance such as restraint and handling to more complex topics including anesthesia and surgery, this text provides the full range of knowledge required for the management of llamas and alpacas. "..an essential text for anyone working with South American camelids." Reviewed by Claire E. Whitehead on behalf of Veterinary Record, July 2015 Over 500 full-color images provide detailed, highly illustrated coverage of all major body systems, physical examination, nutrition, anesthesia, fluid therapy, multisystem diseases, and surgical disorders. World-renowned camelid experts and specialists in the field each bring a specific area of expertise for a uniquely global text. Comprehensive herd health content includes handling techniques, vaccinations, biosecurity, and protecting the herd from predators. Coverage of anesthesia and analgesia includes the latest information on pharmacokinetics of anesthetic drugs, chemical restraint, injectable and inhalation anesthesia, neuroanesthesia, and pain management. Reproduction section contains information on breeding management, lactation, infertility, and embryo transfer. Nutrition information offers detailed nutritional requirements and discusses feeding management systems and feeding behavior.

Llama and Alpaca Care Book

Llama and Alpaca Care


  • Author : Christopher Cebra
  • Publisher : Saunders
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 789
  • ISBN 10 : 1437723527

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Designed for the mixed practice large animal veterinarian, veterinary students, and camelid caretakers alike, Llama and Alpaca Care covers all major body systems, herd health, physical examination, nutrition, reproduction, surgery, anesthesia, and multisystem diseases of llamas and alpacas. Written by world-renowned camelid specialists and experts in the field, this comprehensive and uniquely global text offers quick access to the most current knowledge in this area. With coverage ranging from basic maintenance such as restraint and handling to more complex topics including anesthesia and surgery, this text provides the full range of knowledge required for the management of llamas and alpacas. Over 500 full-color images provide detailed, highly illustrated coverage of all major body systems, physical examination, nutrition, anesthesia, fluid therapy, multisystem diseases, and surgical disorders. World-renowned camelid experts and specialists in the field each bring a specific area of expertise for a uniquely global text. Comprehensive herd health content includes handling techniques, vaccinations, biosecurity, and protecting the herd from predators. Coverage of anesthesia and analgesia includes the latest information on pharmacokinetics of anesthetic drugs, chemical restraint, injectable and inhalation anesthesia, neuroanesthesia, and pain management. Reproduction section contains information on breeding management, lactation, infertility, and embryo transfer. Nutrition information offers detailed nutritional requirements and discusses feeding management systems and feeding behavior.

Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas Book

Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas


  • Author : David E. Anderson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-03-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118602430

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Veterinary Techniques for Llamas and Alpacas provides astep-by-step guide to performing procedures in llamas and alpacas.Organized by body system, the book presents concise, visuallyoriented information to enable clinicians to treat these animalswith confidence. With coverage ranging from basic maintenance suchas restraint and catheterization to more complex procedures such asminimally invasive surgery, Veterinary Techniques for Llamas andAlpacas describes the full range of techniques required for themedical management of these species. Each procedure is described in detail, with a consistent format forease of use and accompanying photographs to illustrate the conceptsdescribed. A companion website offers videos of many of theprocedures discussed in the book. Veterinary Techniquesfor Llamas and Alpacas is an essential resource for anyveterinarian or technical staff member treating South Americancamelid patients.

Llamas and Alpacas Book
Score: 5
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Llamas and Alpacas


  • Author : Sue Weaver
  • Publisher : Fox Chapel Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-08-23
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781935484929

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Llamas and Alpacas Excerpt :

There has never been a better time to add a few camelid comrades to your camp;and in Llamas and Alpacas, author and expert Sue Weaver shows you just how to make it happen! With color photos, advice from experienced breeders and farmers, and a comprehensive appendix on common maladies, you'll learn the ins and outs of buying and caring for these remarkable creatures;and delight in what they can do for you in returns!The Hobby Farms livestock care manuals will help both experienced and novice hobby farmers realize their own dreams of life on the farm - for pleasure and profit.

Caring for Llamas   Alpacas Book

Caring for Llamas Alpacas


  • Author : Clare Hoffman
  • Publisher : Rocky Mountain Llama & Alpaca Assn
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 171
  • ISBN 10 : 0962276820

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Alpaca Keeping Book

Alpaca Keeping


  • Author : Harry Fields
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-04-30
  • Genre: Alpaca
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN 10 : 191008526X

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You'll discover everything you need to know from selecting a healthy alpaca, associated costs, housing, husbandry, health and breeding, plus useful frequently asked questions. Each section is covered in detail.

A Guide to Raising Llamas Book

A Guide to Raising Llamas


  • Author : Gale Birutta
  • Publisher : Storey Books
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 327
  • ISBN 10 : 0882669540

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Topics include buying a llama, building a herd, breeding, feeding, health care, llama behavior, and using llamas as guardian and expedition animals

Llamas As Pets  Llama Book for Care  Costs  Behavior  Feeding  Health  Play and Exercise Book

Llamas As Pets Llama Book for Care Costs Behavior Feeding Health Play and Exercise


  • Author : Clive Summerton
  • Publisher : Zoodoo Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-01-09
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN 10 : 1788651006

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Llamas As Pets Llama Book for Care Costs Behavior Feeding Health Play and Exercise Excerpt :

Llamas as Pets is a one-stop shop book for everything Llama related. If you are considering owning or have already acquired one of these domesticated, South American Camelids, this book is definitely for you.Widely used as a pack animal since the pre-Columbian era, and prized as both a meat source and for their soft and lanolin-free fleece, these social animals like to live in a herd and although considered by most as livestock, they have very special needs.Llamas are quickly turning heads in the agricultural corners of the world with their unique look and low impact on the landscape and because of their larger size, which can be intimidating to many predators; they are often used as guard animals within different livestock herds.While intelligent, cute and cuddly looking, with the ability to learn simple tricks and tasks, the Llama is not like any livestock you may have previously experienced, and you certainly don't want to get in the way of an angry 400 pound (181 kg) Llama.Within the pages of this book you will find out how to properly raise and care for this very interesting camelid species, including: - Accessories- Behavior- Bonding- Breeding- Care- Common ailments- Costs- Day to day care- Enclosure- Facts- Feeding- Grooming- Health- History- Husbandry- Hygiene- Legalities- Must have's- Play and exercise- Responsible ownership- Training- Travelling- Vaccinations.... and much more

Alpaca Book

Alpaca


  • Author : Clive Summerton
  • Publisher : Zoodoo Publishing Alpacas Pets
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Alpaca
  • Pages : 118
  • ISBN 10 : 1788650263

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Alpacas As Pets is a one stop shop book for everything Alpaca related. If you are considering owning or have already acquired one of these adorable little South American Camelids, this book is for you. Arguably cuter than their more famous llama cousins, alpacas are quickly turning heads in the agricultural corners of the world with their gentle demeanor, low impact lifestyles and very valuable and luxurious fleece. Once reserved for Incan royalty, they have taken the world by storm. They are not like any livestock though and have their own special needs. Come find out how to properly raise and care for alpacas within these pages. Covered in this book: - Accessories - Behavior - Bonding - Breeding - Care - Common ailments - Costs - Day to day care - Enclosure - Facts - Feeding - Grooming - Health - History - Husbandry - Hygiene - Legalities - Must have's - Play and exercise - Responsible ownership - Training - Travelling - Vaccinations .... and much more

Medicine and Surgery of South American Camelids Book
Score: 4
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Medicine and Surgery of South American Camelids


  • Author : Murray E. Fowler
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release Date : 1999-05-12
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 0813803977

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The finest of the few books on medical care of South American camelids-and the only comprehensive account of the subject-this volume appears here in a new edition expanded to include new topics and some reference to Old World camels, along with llamas, alpacas, vicunas, and guanacos. Here, in updated and augmented form, is the premier text on South American camelids, covering biology, nutrition, management, care and handling, diseases, neonatal care and development, toxicology, congenital and hereditary conditions, and pertinent information about various body systems. It also contains basic information about anatomy and physiology and relates that information to more complex systems and clinical procedures. Revised by the original author, a recognised expert in the field, this edition includes additional material on nutrition and forage grasses. As South American camelids become ever more common in zoos, farms, and fields, and the problems of their health and maintenance become ever more pressing, this book will prove an essential tool for veterinary and zoo practitioners and researchers. Owners and breeders may also find it useful.

The Alpaca Breeding Book Book

The Alpaca Breeding Book


  • Author : Dr. KD Galbraith
  • Publisher : Walnut Creek Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-07-31
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 126
  • ISBN 10 : 9780989324113

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Alpacas are amazing animals. The Alpaca Breeding Book is an essential tool for alpaca keeping and farming. You can have success raising alpacas and learn how to get alpacas pregnant easily with proven techniques. Find out why they breed differently than other livestock and why their behavior plays an important role in breeding successfully. Discover different breeding methods and great tips on how to improve your herd. This breeding book will help you have a better understanding about all aspects of alpaca care when breeding these wonderful animals.

Cody Book

Cody


  • Author : Amber Isaac
  • Publisher : Archway Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-04-14
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 10 : 9781480816374

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Cody, the alpaca, was born teeny, tiny. She worked very hard to grow big & strong. Proud of her progress, she is now ready to meet the other kids in the pasture. Once there, she discovers shes still much smaller than everyone else. How will Cody handle feeling different from the other babies in her herd? Will the other alpacas accept such a tiny girl? Cody, The Teeny, Tiny Alpaca, a picture book for children, helps young readers learn about feeling different and the value of being unique. The story of Cody is based on the real life of one of the smallest surviving alpacas born in the US. Now healthy and happy, Codys joyful antics have won hearts across the country and all over the world. With hundreds of loyal fans following her adventures, Cody hopes to inspire children who might feel different from the others they see around them.

Veterinary Treatment of Llamas and Alpacas Book

Veterinary Treatment of Llamas and Alpacas


  • Author : Graham R. Duncanson
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Alpaca
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN 10 : 1780640072

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Llamas and alpacas are a globally expanding area of interest in the farming world. Kept as pets, stud animals, livestock guardians, and farmed for fibre and meat, national herds continue to grow and are an increasingly frequent presentation for large animal vets. This book provides practical everyday veterinary advice on common conditions and surgical procedures. Basic husbandry, nutrition, examination, vaccines, analgesia, anaesthesia, dermatology and poisons are covered, together with medicine and surgery options arranged by body system. Zoonotic diseases are treated with particular interest.

Llama and Alpaca Care Book

Llama and Alpaca Care


  • Author : Chris Cebra
  • Publisher : Saunders
  • Release Date : 2022-01-12
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 0323778046

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