Carl has been fencing like a mad man today and Sam and I have been clearing field shelters and collecting mountains of poo - great way to end a year!
I was interrupted at lunchtime by Carl gesticulating wildly from the top of first field. It took me and Sam a while to realise what was wrong. Somehow, Barry Norton had broken the fence, escaped and ended up in Dude's paddock - first time I have had one escaping from his mum! Dude was a little confused by this intruder and we just managed to get Barry out before Dude attempted to have his wicked way with him! Still not sure how it all happened and we can only assume Barry had been pushing his way through, unnoticed by anyone, for a while - all mended now.
A very happy New Year to all my readers - and to all alpaca owners out there let's hope it is a really exciting one, I think it will be!!
A better penning solution! - After a long "family illness" and a subsequent reduction of our herd, I am back to report a more recent enhancement to Easter-Wood. One of the problems we ...
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