Funding for this research was provided by:
Verein zur Förderung der Forschung im Gesundheitssektor von Lamas und Alpakas e.V
Received: 26 January 2020
Accepted: 8 May 2020
First Online: 14 May 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the cantonal veterinary offices of the cantons involved, according to the regulations of the Swiss animal welfare legislation (Authorisation No. BE 5/17+). A written consent of the farmers to be involved in the study was obtained.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.