Reproductive physiology of female alpacas and camels 1 CPD Points


Understanding the reproductive anatomy and physiology of alpacas and camels will allow veterinarians unfamiliar with these species to approach investigations into infertility methodically. The information presented in this first webinar will be applied in a second webinar next month, which will work through an infertility decision tree in a step-by-step manner.

Price levels

7 Sep 2020 to 24 Sep 2020
Associate $ 75.00
Full Member $ 75.00
New Graduate $ 75.00
Student $ 75.00
Reproduction - Associate $ 0.00
Reproduction - Full Member $ 0.00
Reproduction - New Graduate $ 0.00
Reproduction - Student $ 0.00

Who should attend

Reproductive Veterinarians, Sheep, Camelid & Goat Veterinarians

Learning outcome

Understand normal reproductive physiology of female alpacas including:

  • Age at puberty
  • Reproductive anatomy
  • The 3 reproductive states in which post-pubertal females may be found:
  • Non-ovulatory
  • Ovulatory but non-pregnant
  • Pregnant
  • Pregnancy diagnosis using female sexual behaviour and ultrasonography
  • Basic parturition and recovery of uterus and ovaries post-partum
  • Have a basic understanding of male reproductive anatomy and physiology


Further details

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This webinar is free of charge to ARV members.


Dr Jane Vaughan
Jane Vaughan has been working with alpacas and llamas since 1991. Jane graduated with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) from the University of Melbourne in 1988, gained membership to the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in the Ruminant Nutrition Chapter in 1998 and completed a Doctor of Philosophy in the control of alpaca ovarian function in 2002. Jane performs commercial embryo collection and transfer in alpacas throughout Australia and camels in the UAE. She also provides nutritional and parasitological advice to alpaca breeders in Australia.

Reproductive physiology of female alpacas and camels

Start: 24 September 2020, 8:00PM
End: 24 September 2020, 9:00PM
(ACT time)

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Jo Wheeler