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Friday August 18, 2017

Friday August 18, 2017  I can definitely tell a difference in the size of the herd after our recent departures. There is just a little more elbow room in the barn, and the pastures are looking healthier already. Two more girls will be leaving next month and I think that…
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Saying goodbye

Thursday August 17, 2017  Today we're saying good-bye to 4 more alpacas. They've been boarding her for a while after they were sold so I knew this day would come eventually. I'm always sad to see them go but happy to share the joy of alpacas with their owners. I…
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Road Trip

Sunday, July 30, 2017  Some sort of night-time intruder had all dogs (except Belle) barking to save us last night. ugh  Usually the house dogs leave the night-time barking to the guardian dogs but they must have decided their "help" was needed. A nap for humans is definitely on the…
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July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017  Today we're hosting a tour for the National County Agent Association Conference.  This means that Agriculture agents from all over the country will be touring Blue Moon Ranch as part of their annual conference. It's been on our calendar for a year and I'm honored that they…
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A day of rest?

Monday, June 12, 2017  So what are you doing today, Yaya? Not much!  LOL  A little bit of rest never hurt anyone and that will be my thought of the day. Skirting fleeeces will start this week, but not today. The preparation to get everything ready for shearing day is…
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Busy days

Thursday, June 8, 2017  Fleece shed cleared out √ List of all alpaca names for card tags √  Barn almost cleaned out √  Bags for fleeces √  Sheets for rolling fleeces √ Food planned for helpers and shearers √ Sleeping areangement for shearers on Friday night √  Today I'll rearrange some fencing so none of the…
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Spring Open Barn Day!

Saturday, May 13, 2017  Spring Open Barn day is today! High near 60° today and 0% chance of snow. :) Yesterday I let Romulus into the far back pasture and then let the rest of the boys in one at a time and so far so good.  He seems much…
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May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017  I'm sending out our May newsletter today. I'm using a new service so it was a bit of a learning curve for me to get this one ready. If you're not on our list and would like to receive a copy please sign up in the…
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May Day!

Monday, May 1, 2017  Happy May Day! Warm weather is on its way, never fear.  By the end of this week we might actually see springlike weather again. Today I'm shipping out a big yarn order that will pay for hay for the herd for more than a month!  Whooo…
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Friday update 4.21.17

Friday April 21, 2017  Rain and snow hung over the ranch most of the day yesterday, we even had "thundersnow" when I was feeding the afternoon hay. It's not above freezing yet but I'm pretty sure the sun today will melt all the snow that accumulated overnight. I heard that Romulus…
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It’s a passion :)

Thursday, April 13, 2017  Every day I have work that needs to be done at the computer, and that's all fine. But my soul comes to life when I step out the door and go visit the animals. I'm so lucky I have found my passion and get to emerse…
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April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017  This will be a cold week at the ranch!  Temps will drop in to the teens tonight so the alpacas will definitely enjoy wearing their fleeces.  Snow is in the forecast for the weekend.  ❄️ The April newsletter is under construction and I hope to have…
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Spring!

Monday, March 20, 2017  Hey, did you know today is the Vernal Equinox? That means it's the first day of spring. Get ready for longer days, earlier sunrises and later sunsets. I can handle it! There are a few piles of snow left in north facing areas, but for the…
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March 18, 2017

Saturday, March 18, 2017  The big thaw continues and I hope we can get some of the messy slush moved away from the front of the barn. Our grandson will be here with us today and he'll get a chance to show us his muscles. lol  The sandhill cranes are…
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