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Melissa McFail

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Expertise

Anything about llamas and alpacas. Daily care, husbandry, deworming, breeding, illness, injuries, birthing...

Experience in the area

I own and run an alpaca farm with 30+ alpacas and several llamas.

Organizations

AOBA-Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association SEAA-Southeast Alpaca Association TAA-Tennessee Alpaca Association

Publications

www.HiddenGemRanch.com Hidden Gem Newsletter (monthly)

Education/Credentials

Many veterinary seminars on camelids.

Awards and Honors

Numerous alpaca show ribbons

What do you like about this subject?

Alpacas and llamas are my full-time job. I personally care for 30 or more every day.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

I continue to attend seminars and learn more about caring for these sweet animals. I hope to learn more about utilizing the wonderful fleece they produce.

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

Llamas and Alpacas spit! Usually just at each other but sometimes at people.

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Cindy06/17/13101010Thank you very much for your reply .....
doris02/27/13101010 
Indi02/27/11101010Thanks, Melissa. Your answer was very clear .....
Jane 10/15/10101010A quick response,very helpful

 

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