A dry start to the day and then, later on, we had quite a downpour. Sam was at home which meant I could get Granny into Sturminster for some shopping. We did a few spit offs this afternoon with the girls and, I'm pleased to say, everyone was totally uninterested in Dude's advances - even Islay! Islay is far too much of a lady to spit but she backed away into a corner and steadily munched her way through a bale of hay whilst glaring at Dude. I am really hoping she can hold this pregnancy.
Little Greeves was much better on his bottle today and put on 300g which is much better than usual. Sam did manage a photo of him but he is rather wet and bedraggled. It was quite a job though as Velocette will insist on popping up in front of the camera.
Finally, this is Greeves - still looking very much a baby!
Tomorrow, Sam is going to Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show with his friend - I am rather jealous of that but we can't all be away at the same time. If there are any alpacas there I am sure he'll hunt them down and pester the owners!
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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