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Alpacas:  Synthesis of a Miracle

Michael Safley

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Introduction
Prologue: Vicuna

1 - The Indian Shepherd
2 - A World where the Wind Turns Around
3 - Gregor Mendel and Alpaca Breeding
4 - Selecting for Superior Alpacas
5 - Frank Webster Michell: The Optimist of the Altiplano
6 - Fibre collection, processing, and Pricing in Peru, 1900 - 1999
7 - The Peruvian Textile Industry, 1946 - 1999
8 - Breeding for Color
9 - Accoyo's Plantel Herd
10 - Breeding Programs and Mating Systems
11 - The Mayor of Macusani
12 - The Shining Path of Terror
13 - The Suri Gene Supreme
14 - Alpaca Shows, Breeding Objectives, and Breed Standards
15 - Alpacas of the Future

Appendix 1: New Zealand Color Mating Tables
Appendix 2: Australia Color Tables

Glossary
Bibliography
Acknowledgements
About the Author
Index

Hard cover                              381 Pages