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- Grund, Sarah; Vogel, Mandy; Mülling, Christoph Karl Wolfgang
- Small ruminant research 2018 v.166 pp. 61-65
- alpacas, etc ; Vicugna pacos; body weight; equations; females; guidelines; hips; males; models; morphometry; prediction; reproduction; skeleton; veterinarians; withers; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... Currently, very limited information is available on the growth of alpacas (Vicugna pacos). The aim of this study was to describe the growth of alpacas with percentile curves and to generate an equation for precise estimating the body weight using a body height, length or circumference. 162 alpacas, ranging in age from a few days to 36 months, were measured over a period of twelve months. Every two ...