Posts filed under "Owning"

Reference Card – Small Herds

Posted by Stephen Mulholland January 11, 2015 0 Comment 1850 views

Click here to download a pdf of the Reference Card – SmallHerds (pdf 119 kB) Many people new to alpaca or llama ownership elect to go for the smallest possible herd size – and that includes some wishing to breed, who take home just one male and one female. Furthermore, they usually plan to let these two […]

Tb Testing (Part 2)

Posted by Stephen Mulholland August 29, 2013 0 Comment 3843 views

Click here to read this PDF article by Stephen Mulholland, Ph.D.; Tb Part 2 (pdf 60 kb) An extract of this article is below, click on the link above for a pdf of the entire article. On October 1st, 2012 there was a meeting at the Animal Health Board (AHB) to discuss the current state […]

Legal Responsabilities

Posted by Stephen Mulholland June 30, 2013 0 Comment 2816 views

Click here to read this PDF article by Nicki Cross, Ph.D.; Legal_Responsabilities (pdf 26 kb) An extract of this article is below, click on the link above for a pdf of the entire article. There are approximately 15000 camelids (llamas, alpacas or crossbreds of these) in New Zealand which are kept under a variety of […]

Code of Welfare, Llamas and Alpacas

Posted by Stephen Mulholland April 26, 2013 0 Comment 2666 views

The Code of Welfare for llamas and alpacas has just been published (April 26, 2013). This code covers both the minimum standards (which are legally enforceable) and recommended best practices, as well as giving general advice and information about camelids. Codes of Welfare are a part of the Animal Welfare Act (1999) that provide species-specific […]

After the Drought

Posted by Stephen Mulholland April 22, 2013 1 Comment 1923 views

Click here to read this PDF article by Stephen Mulholland Ph.D.; After the Drought The entire article is below the cut.

Breeding Better….Worms?

Posted by Stephen Mulholland January 30, 2013 0 Comment 1601 views

Click here to read this PDF article by Stephen Mulholland Ph.D.; Breeding Better….Worms? An extract of this article is below, click on the link above for a pdf of the entire article.

Agistment – Grazing Other Owners’ Camelids

Posted by Stephen Mulholland January 30, 2013 0 Comment 1538 views

Click here to read this PDF article by Stephen Mulholland, Ph.D, Agistment – Grazing Other Owners’ Camelids An extract of this article is below, click on the link above for a pdf of the entire article.

Across Herd Genetic Evaluation

Posted by Stephen Mulholland January 3, 2013 0 Comment 1775 views

Click here to read this PDF article by site contributor Stephen Mulhollahd, Ph.D: Across Herd Genetic Evalutation: it’s important, and we’re doing it wrong. An extract of this article is below, click on the link above for a pdf of the entire article.