Flashcards in Camelids Deck (15)
Which camelids are the Old World type?
Dromedary (1) & Bactrain (2)
Which camelids are the New World type?
Llama, alpaca, vicuna, guanaco
How many compartments are in the camelid stomach?
What is unique about camelid feet?
2 digits on each foot w/ a nail
What are camelids very heat tolerant?
Can reabsorb water from their bladder
Which type of camelids are NOT heat tolerant & prone to heat stress? TQ
New World Camelids
What are the defensive behaviors of camelids?
Spitting, Kicking (rear legs), Striking (front legs), Biting
worse during rut
What is the laymen's term for sternal recumbency in camelids?
Is the camelid PVC higher or lower than most mammals?
What is unique about camelid's RBC's? Implications?
RBCs are folded --> changes PCV reading
Which zoonotic dz can camelids carry?
Yersinia pestis (plague)
What virus causes retinal degeneration in camelids & leads to permanent blindness, encephalitis & non-responsive pupils?
What parasite is carried by White-tail deer and effects Camelids?
(devastating dz in Camelids)
Which nutrient are camelids very sensitive to?