A very nice weather day today and I ended up in shorts which is not bad for October - mind you, some of that may be due to a lingering cold.
We are trying a new way of keeping the field shelters clean. Mats in the bottom so I can clean them out more easily as my girls all seem to have decided to use the field shelters as toilets. So far the mats are working brilliantly - no poo whatsoever in any field shelter. Sadly, the reason for this is that no alpaca will set foot on a mat! I may have to rethink that one!
All sheep moved and sorted today, livestock trailer had a bit of a mechanical overhaul and Sam and I got down to a bit more halter training. This went well except Sam does not seem to understand the concept of taking a photo without his mother looking enormous in it.
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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