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Alpacas begin life as crias and grow into tuis (adolescents), hembras (adult females) and machos (adult males) (<http://www.alpaca.asn.au/info/glance.shtml> — link now broken)

alpaca skin problems: http://www.alpacas.com/alpacalibrary/alpacaskinproblems.aspx

Alpaca Treats

Alpaca Major Health Jobs

Alpaca Qand A

Casper (with an e)
Yolanda / Jackson
1/12/06

Xeny
Mistletoe / Midnight
3/11/06

Otto / Valiant / Popcorn
7/12/06
Vicki / ?

Xeny's father has also had Liberator, whose mother is the famous Llapaca.

other possible names:
Fabian
Paco
Spike
Herbie
Carlos
Xeny
Calvin
Spike
Horton
Nelson
Otto
Pelham
Hector
George (Moore)
Manny
Willard
Yablo
G'nter
Herbie
Yngwie
N-HOP
Leo
Carlos
Charles
Nijinsky

Timing of weaning:
- "Never, Never, Never, wean an alpaca by putting it on a Trailer and training it away from its dam." (<http://www.impaca.com/weaning> seminar htm)
- http://www.gentlespiritllamas.com/html/articles/weaning/weaning1.htm

Marty Mc Gee Bennett on weaning: http://alpacanation.com/Marty-McGee/QA/Feb04_a.asp

From http://www.fowberry-alpacas.com/html/husbandry.html
- If a cria is eating camelid pellets, that's a good sign that it can be weaned.
- a list of poisonous plants