Might be needing to rent Sam out, the way we are going!! He was back at work though today so no help from him here. Despite a horrible cold I managed to clear the fields and a lot of spilt hay. The alpacas all seem to be very messy with their hay at the moment. I think it is probably because they are eating so much more of it and I am filling it up more often due to much less grass in the paddocks.
Sniffling and snuffling did not stop a bit of halter training this afternoon and Trouble did very well, Bea was a little bit more jumpy, Yossarian did not collapse once (I think he was about to at one point but I managed to push him back into an upright position so I am not counting that little slip). Now I am kind of tempted to make a little foray into a show. Carl is a bit ambivalent about it and as he is the one who would have to take them round the ring (I would be a quivering jelly) I think it will have to be his decision in the end. I shall just do a bit of background research and see what he thinks. Anyway, even if we don't, I am now going to call my selected few The Show Team! So, providing there is no rain, tomorrow I am on a mission to get photos of The Show Team so I can unveil them on my blog tomorrow!
And the peacocks - they haven't been back in the garden but spend some odd moments sitting on a fence a garden away from us. They do make a noise but not a lot of noise - and it is a nice chattering noise - at the moment!
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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