Goat, Sheep & Aplaca Care FAQs

Vaccinations

Do I need to get my goats/sheep/alpacas vaccinated?

 Yes –they should receive a vaccine at 6 – 12 weeks of age then a booster 4 weeks later then a dose annually.

Worming

Do I need to regularly worm my sheep/goats/alpacas?

Yes – these animals are very susceptible to worms and should be wormed at least every 6 months – sometimes more regularly depending on their age and grazing situation. Please contact us for more specific advice as to which products should be used.

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