Tuesday, 12 October 2010

Quentin Tarantino at work

Another nice sunny day today but it is definitely colder - the body warmer remained firmly on, all day.  I had to do a bit of trimming under the electric fence as the grass was beginning to touch it in places and, I don't know how it happened as I was watching the alpacas whilst cutting, somehow I managed to cut the electric wire in half.  Carl was a bit annoyed about this but all he did to fix it was tie a knot so not such a disaster after all.  Some of the girls were in quite a sprightly mood.  Here are Velocette, Barnaby and Barry with Greeves just out of the picture leading the way and Lily bringing up the rear.
I really wanted to get a moving video of them but it kept coming out fuzzy.  This one Sam took but it still goes fuzzy in places.  It may be a bit too big a file to view; I find these technicalities a bit confusing.
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Mum popped up this afternoon to tell me all about the Keeper of the Churchyard's incident with an apple tree - he is fine but may have a slightly dented fender!

The Lord of the Manor is lambing which seems a strange time of the year but has made me think it is time to start thinking about a ram for Stumpy and co (it will have to be a very big one to cope with the size they are!)  Sam is trying to time his lambing for half term (thank goodness!).

2 comments:

  1. The video of the babies is great...I love to watch them in high spirits....pitty about the electric wire, just a little hic-cup in the day to day runnings of an alpaca farm !.......Jayne

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  2. Lovely video...the youngsters are looking great.

    As for the wire...our superior female brains don't cope well with repetative tasks Rosemary...that's why we loose our concentration!

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