It has been a rather difficult time here, to say the least, what with barns, banging, radios, bats, dogs, fights, pigeons, guns - one day I will recount what is gradually becoming a sort of sort of musical hall comedy turn!! Any way, we have escaped from the caravan and returned to our house to regroup - and update the blog.
So, the alpacas! It has been a tiring time with Bert's baby and she has not been at all easy but I think we are getting there. Here we are, me and Bert and our baby! I have to say, Bert is looking far better than I am!
Slinky is now a mammoth 16kg, very feisty and the leader of the pack. Yossarian, the other suri, you may notice has cream in his eyes. The flies had attacked them so badly they were raw and looked quite nasty - I think the cream has done the trick though. He is doing well but has to jump on anything that lies down and orgle frantically - he looks like some sort of stick on spider clinging on!
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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