This morning there was ice on the troughs - first time this year. It was only thin ice but shows it is getting a bit colder. Of course back at the rental house it was much milder and there wasn't the strong wind that I had on the hill.
Yesterday we did a bit of sorting out of alpacas and I have now split the girls into the skinny ones and the fatties. The skinnies are on the best grass with extra rations and the fatties are sulking! Bianca is particularly annoyed about having a little less food and having to walk up hill to get it - in fact her double chin went into serious wobble and her gigantic thighs trembled as she shook the earth pounding her way up hill!
Dude is seriously happy as he is now at the top of the hill with girls in whichever direction he looks!
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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