Placing Microchips in Camelids

Placing microchips in camelids is a really useful husbandry skill to learn. As an owner you can place microchips yourself. However, if you are not confident you can always ask your vet to do this for you or show you how! Microchips are used as a means of electronically identifying animals with a unique identifier….

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How to Trim Alpaca Toenails

Why do I need to trim alpaca toenails? Trimming alpaca toenails is something that needs to be done fairly frequently in alpacas. How frequently depends a little on the individual animal and also how soft the ground is. Toenails will wear down more on their own if your animals on are hard ground. Black toenails…

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Blood Collection for Plasma

If you are a vet and your alpaca or llama client has asked you to collect blood to make plasma for this year’s upcoming cria crop, you will find this online resource really useful. As an advisor to the UK Pet Blood Bank service, together we have created a Camelid Plasma webinar which will provide…

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