There has never been a better time to add a few camelid comrades to your campand in Llamas and Alpacas, author and expert Sue Weaver shows you just how to make it happen! With color photos, advice from experienced breeders and farmers, and a comprehensive appendix on common maladies, you'll learn the ins and outs of buying and caring for these remarkable creaturesand delight in what they can do for you in returns!
The Hobby Farms livestock care manuals will help both experienced and novice hobby farmers realize their own dreams of life on the farm - for pleasure and profit.
Sue Weaver is the author of Sheep: Small-scale Sheep Keeping for Pleasure and Profit and Chickens: Tending a Small-scale Flock for Pleasure and Profit. She has also written hundreds of articles about animals over the years and is a contributing editor for Hobby Farms magazine. Sue and her husband John live near Mammoth Springs, Arkansas, where as the proprietors of Wolf Moon Boers they raise show-quality full-blood Boer goats. They also raise double-registered miniature American Brecknock Hill Cheviot and Keyrrey-Shee sheep, AMHR Miniature Horses of cob type, and American Curly horses.
"If you have been seduced the those long eyelashes, buy this book! It presents a clear and concise guide to the considerations involved in initiating a lifelong love affair with llamas and alpacas, as well as practical advice to ensure their well-being. I highly recommend it to anyone considering adding some of these enchanting creatures to their family"
Deborah Logan, Adoption Coordinator, Southeast Llama Rescue
"Finally, a no-nonsense approach to llamas and alpacas! This book is a must-read for novice and experienced farmers. Sues' commonsense approach makes it easy for new farmers to get started. Experienced alpaca farmers will find fresh solutions to old problems. A must for any alpaca library."
Tina Cochran, Golden Heartland Alpacas LLC