Thursday, June 24, 2010

Good Animal management is


Providing and offering-:

* Regular Feeding schedule, ....daily
* regular dental checks
* adequate worming
* providing a good water supply of clean water
* making any changes in diet gradually
* a regular exercise regime, if space is limited, take alpacas for walks, they just love it, if not, make access to a larger paddock
* feeding good quality feed, lucerne is one of the alpacas favourite, althoug I recommend lucerne chaff, as there is less wastage, make sure the feed is not mouldy, or musty* do not overgraze pastures
* regular rotation is essential of your paddocks.
* if space is restrictive, Pick up Poo piles regularly
* Regular Body scoring, this is essential if you do not have scales to weigh your alpacas regularly, at the same time just roll your hand over the body just feeling for any lumps, or abcesses.
* good record keeping
* regularly check in ears, (looking for grime guild up, which could mean mites).
* regularly check between the toes when you cjip their toe nails.
* if in doubt, always call your vet....other alpaca owners will always assist, but may not have the knowledge or experience your vet has....he is always your no 1 call
* check fences to make sure there are no sharp ends that could injure, and the fences are able to keep your stock in, and predators out.
Enjoy your alpacas.

4 comments:

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Raelene from Mariah Hill Alpacas & Exports said...

tRANSLATION
Like your blog, leave messages for you to continue refueling
I APPRECIATE YOUR COMMENTS AND I AM GLAD SOME PEOPLE READ IT.
I HOPE ONE DAY IF YOU ARE NOT ALPACA OWNERS, YOU WILL HAVE A CHANCE TO OWN AN ALPACA, ONCE YOU OWN AN ALPACA, YOU WILL ALWAYS HAVE THAT MYSTICAL PEACE THEY RADIATE TO YOU.
THEY ARE THE BEST ANIMALS AND I LOVE THEM SO MUCH, I COULD NOT LIVE ONE DAY WITHOUT GLANCING OUT MY OFFICE WINDOW AND WATCHING THE BABIES FROM TIME TO TIME, AND THOSE BEAUTIFUL FLEECES WE ARE PRODUCING. THANKS AGAIN FOR YOUR COMMENTS.

Raelene from Mariah Hill Alpacas & Exports said...

I am Raelene's Husband, Rob, and i would like everyone to know, that the dedication she has to the alpacas and the alpaca industry is her life.
i hope that others appreciate her contribution