Below are a series of photographs of an unpacking at our farm. It was this dam's second cria and we were there with a camera to capture this textbook birthing. Hopefully these photographs will assist and reassure new breeders on what to expect during unpacking.
The stage numbers shown relate to those given in the Reproduction page text - I would recommend reading through this as it explains the complete mating to unpacking cycle and some of the variations that can be expected.
Important: all information on this page is based on experience at this alpaca farm and is for your guidance only. Should you suspect at any time that unpacking is not proceding normally, you must seek veterinary help immediately. Nothing provided here is a substitute for veterinary consultation.
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