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Thursday May 8

Thursday May 8, 2014  Bits of snow yesterday, more rain this morning, but for some reason most of the herd wanted to stay out of the barn last night. It wasn't a downpour and they do have lots of fleece on them, so I decided not to herd them all…
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Happy introductions

Wednesday May 7, 2014  The new girls have been introduced to the rest of the herd and it all went very smoothly. These two will have their babies in early June, so my main concern now must be to keep them as stress free as possible.  Being with the big…
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Storms a comin’

Tuesday May 6, 2014  It seems a storm is moving in. And they are even predicting snow for tomorrow!  :0  I have run fecal tests on the 2 new girls, they look fine, so I might let them in with the rest of the girls before the weather changes.  I…
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Cinco de Mayo!

Monday May 5, 2014  Happy Cinco de Mayo!  Monday is probably not a party type day for most people, but it's perfect for me!  Saturday and Sunday are almost always busy here so Monday is my "weekend". :)   It will be mostly sunny and close to 70 today.  Maybe I'll…
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New Arrivals!

Sunday May 4, 2014  We got our new arrivals yesterday!  They are settling in nicely and they look wonderful. Those big bellies have very well bred crias kicking in them and those babies will arrive in about a month.  The black girl is named Miranda and looks like a feminine version…
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She crows

Saturday May 3, 2014  You might remember a post from a few weeks ago about a crowing rooster that sounded like it was in our hen house.  And I decided it was our neighbor's rooster who just came back from Nevada. WRONG. Yesterday I saw one of our old hens…
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Growing fleeces

Thursday May 1, 2014  Happy May Day!  Today the plan is to finish the big clean out of the girls barn. So if you see some big equipment in the cam view, that's what's happening.  We do need to have a clean barn for shearing day in about a month,…
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Wednesday April 30

Wednesday April 30, 2014  A warming trend starts today , I think I'm ready for it.  I also think it will be a perfect day to try a halter on a few of the wee ones. I'll ask friends to come in a week or so to help with actual…
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A special birthday!

Tuesday April 29, 2014  Happy Birthday to my most awesome little grandson who turns 4 years old today!!  I love being your Yaya. ♥  I hope this year is full of love and learning.  We'll have a party for you this weekend. :)     Visitors coming today, and we're…
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Trust the process

Monday April 28, 2014  Well how do you like that? We woke up to 4 - 5 inches of new snow this morning! It really is pretty and I know it will all melt soon , so why would I complain? All the outside animals are still wearing winter coats…
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Friends

Sunday April 27, 2014  Today we're having some dear old friends visit.  They bought alpacas from us many years ago, and later moved out of state but they're coming back for a visit. We're so  happy that they are making time for a stop at Blue Moon Ranch in their…
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A rainy Saturday

Saturday April 26, 2014   It looks a little dreary outside but we're still having class today. The rest of our big barn clean out, which we were hoping to do after class has been postponed until the weather improves.   And the grass continues to get greener! Happy Saturday! Photo…
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