Business Management

Good business management skills are essential in the llama and alpaca industry. Find information on body conditioning scoring, biosecurity best practices and winter time farm planning.

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Pohopoco Creek Alpaca Farm
Pohopoco Creek Alpaca Farm - Articles Articles
Pohopoco Creek Alpacas, located in Effort, PA has been recognized by Penn State Extension as an Environmentally Friendly Farm. More
Body Condition Scoring of Llamas and Alpacas
Body Condition Scoring of Llamas and Alpacas - Articles Articles

Body Condition Scoring of Llamas and Alpacas

Robert J. Van Saun, DVM, MS, PhD

Body condition scoring (BCS) using a 5-point scoring system is an easy and effective way to determining an animal’s fat stores and long-term energy balance. More
Composting is a popular option for product managers to use for mortality
Managing Livestock Mortalities - Articles Articles
Proper management of animal mortalities on the farm has important implications in nutrient management, herd health, as well as farm family and public health. More