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alpaca

a ruminant of the animal family of Camelidae. It is similar to but smaller than the llama and the vicuña and guanaco. It is raised commercially in South America for its wool.
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Pasteurella multocida, miembro normal de la microbiota nasal de alpacas adultas (Barsallo, 1985), es un agente bacteriano frecuentemente aislado de casos de neumonia en alpacas (Cirilo, 2008), de alli que se sugiere que eventos de estres potenciados por factores ambientales como la epoca de lluvias y las heladas (Ameghino y De Martini, 1991) facilitarian su multiplicacion y la colonizacion de los alveolos pulmonares, especialmente en animales inmunosuprimidos (Yates, 1982); donde es posible aislar este agente bacteriano del tejido pulmonar (Guzman, 2011; Rosadio et al.
The RSPCA then asked her to rehome six neglected alpacas and her rescue work began.
Alpacas are easy on the ground they graze on due to the soft pads on their cloven hoofs and the lack of upper teeth.
However, our results indicate that this immunologic response is complex; although a strong serologic response developed in only 1 alpaca, all 3 alpacas were refractory to reinfection.
They now keep both females and stud males and can have anything from 45 to 70 alpacas on the farm, depending on the time of year and breeding season.
However, the Russells have now decided to sell the farm, including the alpacas, as they seek a "change of direction".
e two elements t neatly together and this was the rst time we have had alpacas at the Ricoh Arena.
Beth Osborne of the Alpaca Hacienda in Temecula, Calif.
El analisis de los resultados demostro ausencia de modificaciones electrocardiograficos inducidas por la condicion de altura, salvo una menor frecuencia cardiaca y una mayor y significativa duracion de la sistole electrica ventricular (Q-TC) en los altiplanicos; y otro estudio trato de demostrar si la presencia de microquistes de Sarcocystes lamacanis en el corazon de alpacas producirian cambios electrocardiograficos, sin encontrar diferencias entre las alpacas normales y las infectadas (Bowler y Grandez, 2008).
Significantly smaller than llamas, alpacas are usually kept in herds that graze on the level heights in places such as the Andes of southern Peru.
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Se han probado algunos intentos de intervencion del Estado, como Alpaca Peru, para la comercializacion de la fibra, pero sin resultados para el productor.