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Llama & Alpaca Neonatal Care

Bradford Smith, DVM, PhD
Karen Timm, DVM, PhD
Patrick Long, DVM

NZ$ 65 (GST Inclusive)

ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY OF PREGNANCY:
Normal female anatomy
Reproductive physiology
Fetal weight changes during gestation
Duration of gestation

PREPARATION FOR BIRTH
Pregnancy diagnosis
Vaccinations & deworming
Feeding

BIRTH
Stages of labor

DYSTOCIAS
Preparing for an examination
Common dystocias
Determining cria position

CARE OF NEWBORN
Physiological and anatomic changes
Observation and hands on evaluation
Normal well cria care
Optional treatments
Immunoglobulins (IgG)

PROBLEMS OF THE NEWBORN
Respiratory problems
Treatments
Colostrum
Supplemental colostrum
Types of milk supplements
Failure of passive transfer

CARE OF THE DAM
Placenta
Mammary glands

Spiral Bound                              112 Pages