Chapter 7. South American Camelids

  1. Laurie J. Gage DVM Director
  1. Robert J. Pollard and
  2. Susan D. Pollard

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch7

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

How to Cite

Gage, L. J. (2002) South American Camelids, in Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch7

Author Information

  1. Marine World Africa USA and The Marine Mammal Center

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JUN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813826837

Online ISBN: 9780470385005

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Keywords:

  • camelids;
  • South America;
  • llama gluma;
  • vicuna;
  • beer bottle

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Natural History

  • Record Keeping

  • Equipment

  • Criteria for Intervention

  • Initial Care and Stabilization

  • What to Feed Initially

  • Nursing Techniques and Tube Feeding

  • Frequency of Feeding

  • Expected Weight Gain

  • Housing

  • Time to Weaning

  • Common Medical Problems

  • Sources of Products Mentioned

  • References and Reading