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Postby roxanne » Fri Apr 13, 2007 1:37 pm

Does anyone know if there is a way to tell when a llama is pregant?
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Postby Kastrophee » Fri Apr 13, 2007 1:41 pm

By asking a vet?
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Postby flawlesserr » Fri Apr 13, 2007 4:44 pm

Llamas don't 'show' when they are pregnant. To figure it out, the vet will need to do a blood test...

If you have a male llama, you can harness the female and the male, if the female is pregnant she will become agitated around the male and spit him away.

It's not a clear answer, but it's one way of getting some sort of idea.

Llamas are induced ovulators which means they can get pregnant at anytime!
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Postby cow-doc » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:43 am

Best way is a transrectal ultrasound by the vet (good luck finding one).

Second best way, is to see if she "spits him off," like she said.
"I never saw a wild thing feel sorry for itself. A small bird can fall frozen from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself."

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