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Alpacas - "Synthesis of A Miracle"
Alpacas - "Synthesis of A Miracle"

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By Mike Safley...ALPACAS - "Synthesis of A Miracle" covers the current use of modern genetic theory by Peruvian, North American and Australian breeders. Safley discusses the role that the show ring plays in the selection of animals and how breeders can use modern genetic selection theory to scientifically raise the quality of their herds. Past president of AOBA and the Alpaca Registry, Safley proposes breeding standards that will lead to an improvement in both suri and huacayas. This extensively researched text involves Mike Safley's fifteen years of personal experience breeding alpacas, documented information gleaned from dozens of trips to Peru and conversations with Peruvian breeders including Don Julio Barreda, and textile manufacturers such as the Mitchell Family and representatives of Grupo Inca. If you are looking for a text that will help you breed your alpacas for specific traits and scientifically improve the quality of your entire herd...this is it! Hard Bound, 380 pages and magnificently illustrated.

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