Tag Archives: Farina

Rehoming

22 Nov

Because I can’t seem to provide the llamas the care they need, I’ve made the decision to rehome them.  I am so grateful to the lady that I bought them from.  She’s helping with the process.  Today Ollie left the farm.  He’s also thin.  I’m not sure if it’s from whatever is impacting Aurora and killed Estarr or if it’s because he’s such a wimpy boy that my bucks just wouldn’t let him eat.  Hopefully, he can get spoiled and be fat and happy again soon.

Ollie

Farina also left the farm today.

Farina

I wish her all the best as well.  She is still looking for homes for Buster and Aurora.  We still have no idea what is going on.

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I Want Fall

26 Oct

It’s been a little while since I complained about the weather, so I figure I should do that again.  Seriously.  Look at this.  It’s October.  I want sixty and sunshine.  Friday’s weather is totally unacceptable.

Especially since Odie and Maybeline are going to have crias.  Sometime.  I don’t know when, but if the weather is bad, that seems to increase the likelihood that they will kid?     calve?      cria?  give birth.

Maybeline

I bribed them into the front pen that was too muddy to put them in before.  Unfortunately, with our crazy wetter than usual October (seriously–we’ve had more rain in October than we did all summer long), the hay is moldy.  My nephew is going to try to bring a new bale for them.  Until then, they have some pads in the building.

Odie

Unfortunately, they don’t really want to stay in there by themselves.  They’ve really bonded with the other llamas, and they think they should get to rejoin the rest of the group.  Farina is also not happy with losing her new friends.

Farina

They can still sleep next to each other.  This is where they have been sleeping at night, just on the other side of the fence.

I also have it arranged for them to get checked during the day tomorrow in the event someone gives birth outside.

The Bulldozer is Gone

4 Sep

I was kind of getting used to having a bulldozer parked at the edge of my field, but it’s gone!

Maybeline, Farina, Odie

Saturday, he came back and hauled a few more loads of dirt and finished his part of keeping my garage from falling off the cliff.

It looks really good.

Aurora

I just need my allergies to calm down so I can try to get some grass planted there to take root before next spring’s rains.