We've been busy week getting ready for the Big Day. Here's my marketing checklist for anyone else who's considering running an open day in conjunction with a Nationwide Promotional Event / Week or independently. Please comment if you have any other great ideas :)
As soon as you decide on an open day: add the event to your website with all the critical info - date, times, location, where to get more info. Include search engine-friendly keywords. add your details to online ev
Hacienda Suri Stud's moment of fame...10.06 minutes in. Weird seeing yourself on TV - I've only managed to watch it once...too cringy! They did a good job with the editing considering it was only one take but missed the important bit in the intro about the upcoming Open Day :(
Also the other half is kicking himself as he didn't pop our best alpacas in that paddock behind me. No offence to Inca Mist and Panasonic but they aren't our finest and are the subject of all the clos
Been a tough few weeks on the ranch. Facial eczema has been extreme in the Western Bay of Plenty. This is a fungus that thrives where there are warm ground temperatures coinciding with high humidity and moisture. The fungus spores produce a toxin that damages the liver. Spore counts are considered extreme at 450,000 yet one farm near us has had counts of over a million. We've a few alpacas under the weather so have been working our way through blood tests and fecal egg counts
The last of this year's cria was born today. Our youngest daughter was in charge of naming this year so lucky us...we have a Little Pony theme.
The Girls: Rainbow Dash Diamond Tiara Fluttershy Twilight Sparkle Rarity The Boys: King Apple Muffins Featherweight Dixie Thunderlane Banjo Blue I got to name the one that I helped deliver...Frano Selak. You're probably thinking that's worse than the others. Midwife's prerogative :)