Getting ready for shearing
Posted On: 06|02|15
Wednesday, May 27th was the big day! came around 10:00am and got to work.  Dave & I worked at bagging the fiber and by noon, the team was pulling out and we were finishing up the clean up.  The alpacas seemed refreshed as they ran around the pasture.
Dave drilling holes for the trees
Posted On: 05|01|15
This year we planted trees a little later than usual and I am writing this blog a little late, too.  On Saturday, April 19th we planted 1,000 trees.  We typically plant between 1,000 and 2,000 trees each year.  This year, Dave decided to plant most of the trees to fill in holes in the tree field from the last few years of harvesting.  Dave and our nephew, Darin, got an early start on the tree...
Trumpeter swans, mallards and ducks
Posted On: 04|08|15
Over the past few months, we have had a few surprising visitors to the farm...I guess more specifically, to our pond.  It began with five trumpeter swans visiting for a day.  I couldn't get close so this fuzzy picture was all I could capture.  You can tell how large they were by comparing them to our white ducks on the left side of the pond.  The black spots are mallards. Next, we had an Egyptian...
Posted On: 12|10|14
We will be closing at 5:00pm on Saturday, December 13, 2014.  So sorry if this is an inconvenience for you.
First look at Zoe's cria
Posted On: 10|22|14
Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Dave & I came home from work to a new cria, but for a moment I wondered to whom it belonged.  However, it didn't take long for Zoe to demonstrate her protective instincts!  We weren't quite ready for this since we had Zoe's due date as November 6, so we had some alpaca moving to do.  Once everyone was settled, the new cria weighed in at 11 pounds.  She is small...