Posts filed under "Crias"

2013 Health Survey Results

Posted by Stephen Mulholland December 12, 2014 0 Comment 2316 views

Click here to download a pdf of the 2013 Health Survey ResultsĀ (pdf 115 kB) Thanks to everyone who participated, each report in the survey adds to the aggregate of knowledge about camelids and their management practices in NZ. All individual reports are held in strict confidence, but I am happy to answer questions from interested […]

Diseases of the Newborn Cria

Posted by Stephen Mulholland December 31, 2013 0 Comment 2624 views

Click here to read this PDF article by Professor Andrew Dart. BVSc, DVCS, Dip ACVS, Dip ECVS.; DISEASES OF THE NEWBORN CRIA (90 kB) A summary of the article is below. Click on the link above for the entire piece. There can be a tendency for owners to interfere with the natural process of birth […]

Birth and the cria

Posted by Stephen Mulholland November 29, 2013 0 Comment 7443 views

Click here to read this PDF article by Professor Andrew Dart. BVSc, DVCS, Dip ACVS, Dip ECVS.; Alpacas birth and the cria (pdf 80 kb) A summary of the article is below. Click on the link above for the entire piece. Understanding animal behaviour provides an enormous advantage for farmers. Taking a moment to consider […]

2012 Health Survey Results

Posted by Stephen Mulholland October 31, 2013 0 Comment 2585 views

Click here to read this PDF article by Stephen Mulholland Ph.D.; 2012 health survey (pdf 97 kB) An summary of this article is below, click on the link above for a pdf of the entire article. The 2012 health survey was conducted using the online surveymonkey service. 66 alpaca owners and 13 llama owners responded, […]

A Yellow Cria?

Posted by Stephen Mulholland May 19, 2013 0 Comment 2023 views

Click here to read this PDF article by Stephen Mulholland Ph.D.; A yellow cria An extract of this article is below, click on the link above for a pdf of the entire article. As anyone who has tried breeding camelids knows, the colour genetics of these lovely animals can be rather complex. When birth time […]

Dealing with a Dummy

Posted by Stephen Mulholland May 6, 2013 0 Comment 3632 views

Click here to read this PDF article by Stephen Mulholland Ph.D.; Dealing with a Dummy An extract of this article is below, click on the link above for a pdf of the entire article. In December 2011 we had a cria that got very sick. We were lucky that our veterinarian recognized what we were […]

2011 Health Survey Results

Posted by Stephen Mulholland March 31, 2013 0 Comment 1615 views

Click here to read this PDF article by Stephen Mulholland, Ph.D.: 2011 Health Survey Results An extract of this article is below, click on the link above for a pdf of the entire article. The 2011 health survey covered the period from September 1st 2010 through to August 31st 2011. This time period is used […]

Breeding a Royal Line – a cautionary tale

Posted by Stephen Mulholland January 3, 2013 0 Comment 1012 views

Click here to read the PDF article by site contributor Stephen Mulholland, Ph.D: Breeding a Royal Line: a cautionary tale. An extract of this article is below, click on the link above for a pdf of the entire article.