Monthly Archives: September 2009

Compost Series – Part III – You have compost, now what?

You now know the basics, you have your system and you are making your wonderful compost. What are you going to do with it? The answer to that depends on your needs and your personal situation, but I will provide … Continue reading

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Compost Series – Part II – Bins and Systems

There are many different methods to hot compost and there are different systems that can be purchased or built on your own. I will cover only a small fraction of the systems out there, but some of the more common … Continue reading

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Alpaca Industry Study

So, I like talking about the emails I get from the ARI evidently. I guess they must be doing something right if I am reading them and interested enough to say something here. ARI and AOBA are supporting a study … Continue reading

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Compost series – Part I – The basics

Composting is nothing new by any means. It is just part of the natural way nature continues in a circle. Hot composting is also not a new concept. Crocodiles have been composting for thousands of years to keep their eggs … Continue reading

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Compost Series – Introduction

Alpacas are very cute animals to be sure. They produce a very beneficial product from their hair, or fiber as it is called. But like all livestock, they also produce another beneficial product in their poop. Alpaca beans are an … Continue reading

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Alpaca Internal Parasites

A friend (not a vet) wrote a very nice guide to how they diagnose and treat internal parasites. I couldn’t write a summary like this myself, so I will just send you to her blog. Pretty great read if you … Continue reading

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