or straight D), especially during the winter months every 6 weeks is advisable.
If there are any lumps along the jawbone, and you do not like to clean these abcess out, then call a vet, as these lumps mean that they have an abcess, be it in the jaw or tooth, but you know how much an abcess hurts, well the alpaca are feeling this as well, and it hurts for them to eat.
If an animal is not eating or appears to be eating but not putting on weight, there is a reason.
CALL A VET.
Or if you cannot give injections call a vet.
Regular Body Scoring is advisable to monitor the condition and health of your alpacas.
It is always advisable to supplementary feed your alpacas.
Alpacas are easy to look after, they do not cost much to feed also, and you can get years of enjoyment out of your alpacas.
But as an owner or a carer of alpacas, it is your responsibility to care for them properly.
It is far easier to care and maintain an animal, rather than let it get skinny, and then send it off for others to try and get her back into order.