|Posted by Northern Mystery Alpacas on June 22, 2017 at 5:35 PM||comments (0)|
Finally, after two weeks of shearing (and more than a little bit of waiting for the rain storms to subside) we are pleased to say that everyone is now tastefully naked and ready for summer (by everyone, we do mean the alpacas!).
Now that shearing is completed, the next hurdles we face are both breeding and birthing season. We're expecting two babies this sea...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Northern Mystery Alpacas on July 3, 2014 at 2:45 AM||comments (0)|
Cria season 2014 seems to be winding down, as the final two cria of the expected 4 pregnancys from last year are on the ground. As already mentioned in the previous shearing post, both Angel and Hespera graced us with two lovely fawn males out of Hummer and Prudence prespectively.
Next to drop was Armelia, with a stunning little fawn female out of Ernie and Denise's grey male Low & Order. In honour of her sire, we have decided to name her "Lady Justice", though her call name will be...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Northern Mystery Alpacas on June 12, 2014 at 2:35 PM||comments (0)|
Shearing this year is finally wrapped up, after a weeks worth of animals. We sheared our own animals for the first time ever, with Tom operating the shears and the rest of us working the animals and fibre. He did a pretty snazzy job, if we do say so ourselves, and all the animals are not only looking nice, but feeling nice now that their winter coats are long gone and they can soak up the heat! He even did up a show fleece so that we could run it in the Olds Fibre Week fleece show, and it ski...Read Full Post »