Paca Talk #7 “The Emergency Trip to the Vet”

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In this episode, we talk about taking a down alpaca to the veterinary hospital for an emergency.

Alpacas in the News

1. “Grass-mud horse” article on the New York Times

2. Starburst Alpaca Commercial

3. Baby Alpaca band

Farm Talk

1. new baby! Unnamed Cabernet/Thomas of AJ cria. Boy. Brown

Baby boy from Cabernet

2. work in pastures

Main Topic—The Emergency Trip to the Vet

1. The Down Alpaca

2. Make an Emergency plan

3. Make a “Plan B”

4. Be prepared for “Plan C”


This has been episode Number 7 of Paca Talk, the podcast for alpaca people by alpaca people. If you missed anything, check out our website at There are links to useful alpaca sites and good books for alpaca farmers of all experience levels. Music provided by Jim Soloway. Find him at

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