Today has been roasting - I am not going to moan about it but I have to say shearing when it is like this is hard work! Carl and Sam were doing the shearing not me but I am shearing assistant next weekend - which should be fun. I am just wondering if I need to get my hair done before then as it is rather a mess and when you are bending over a lot it kind of fluffs up anyway.
Today's alpacas to be sheared included one of the best young males Carl has sheared - great except it was one we sold! He brought me a handful of stray bits of leg hair from the shearing mat and I saw what he meant - Ah well!
Everyone was tired and hot today - except Trouble.
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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