dewormers

Get The Most From Dewormers

Let’s wrap up this series on internal parasites with some steps you can take to get the most out of chemical dewormers on your farm.

alpaca breeding

The Birds and Bees—Camelid Edition

Last week, I talked about how we goats make kids. Llamas and alpacas do things completely differently. I bet you’ll be surprised!

llama

Adopt a Llama or Alpaca

This blog is for Kendra, who asked for more information about llamas and alpacas and for the rest of you who might want some of your own. You can adopt your llamas and alpacas.

llama poop

Weird Llama and Alpaca Behaviors

Last week, we talked about where llamas and alpacas came from. According to the International Lama Registry there are 163,131 llamas in the United States and the Alpaca Registry says there are 167,802 alpacas, too. Lamas are popular nowadays!


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Lama, Lama

Do you have llamas or alpacas on your farm? We do! Our llama is a pretty, spotted male named Bandit. He likes horses and lives with our granny Standardbred, Maire. They are good friends.

Llama

Llamas

Llamas are a versatile animal. Widely used as guardian animals and fleece producers, llamas may also be used as show animals, pack and cart animals, animal-assisted therapy workers and as pets.