Sam's tractor test this afternoon - and he passed! I have never been so nervous in my life an spent a restless morning with an even worse afternoon! Sam was also very nervous but the examinr phoned first thing to check were they were to meet, which gave Sam a chance to talk to him first and I think that settled his nerves a bit. He refused to let me take him down to pick up the tractor and set off at least an hour too early. I know he had to check it over and take off the loader but I am sure that does not take 2 hours. Anyway, he passed and is over the moon.
Most of the alpacas who should be giving birth appear to be heading in the right direction. Cassie, the brown in the photo, seems to have changed shape over the last day or so, Bert, at the back, spends most of the time lying down and Lily, at the front, definitely looks more rounded.
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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