TRAINING – Birthing and Neonatal Cria Care (27 January 2018)

Amberly Alpacas, in association with the NI Alpaca Group, will be hosting a one-day practical course on pregnancy, birth and neonatal care of alpacas. The course will cover the first few months of an alpaca’s life, exploring:

  • The birthing process, what can go wrong and how to deal with it
  • Management of the newborn
  • Understanding colostrum
  • Congenital deformities
  • Bone development and rickets
  • Understanding and tackling parasites
  • Nutrition and growth
  • Implementing a suitable vaccination programme

The training will be delivered by Sarah Caldwell, Calweton Veterinary Group, and is aimed at alpaca owners, breeders and enthusiasts, along with their vets and other animal health care professionals.  

 

Date                Saturday 27 January 2018

Time                9.30am – 4pm

Venue             Carntall Primary School, Clogher Co Tyrone

Cost                 £50 per person (including lunch)  

 

Places can be booked online via the link below:

http://bit.ly/2j1bLG4  

or by contacting Lee Kane (NIAG Chair) on chair@alpacani.org.  

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