Camelid Husbandry

Camelid Husbandry

Anatomical Terms

Figures 18-1 and 18-2 will help you review the terms for body parts and areas of llamas and alpacas, as well as the names of bones and joints.


Breeding information for llamas and alpacas is given in Table 18-2. The normal reproductive course for any large animal species was discussed in Chapter 3. The following reproductive procedures are variations that exist among species.

Live cover is most commonly used in camelids. Camelids are prolific and easily bred because they are induced ovulators. However, much research has been performed on reproductive manipulation within the camelid.

Aug 11, 2016 | Posted by in INTERNAL MEDICINE | Comments Off on Camelid Husbandry
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