Llama and Alpaca Care: Medicine, Surgery, Reproduction, Nutrition, and Herd Health

Christopher Cebra, David E. Anderson, Ahmed Tibary, Robert J. Van Saun, La Rue W. Johnson

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Designed for the mixed practice large animal veterinarian, veterinary students, and camelid caretakers alike, Llama and Alpaca Care covers all major body systems, herd health, physical examination, nutrition, reproduction, surgery, anesthesia, and multisystem diseases of llamas and alpacas. Written by world-renowned camelid specialists and experts in the field, this comprehensive and uniquely global text offers quick access to the most current knowledge in this area. With coverage ranging from basic maintenance such as restraint and handling to more complex topics including anesthesia and surgery, this text provides the full range of knowledge required for the management of llamas and alpacas. "..an essential text for anyone working with South American camelids." Reviewed by Claire E.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages789
ISBN (Electronic)9781437723526
ISBN (Print)9781437723519
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Veterinary


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