A few weeks ago I mentioned a few sick pacas. All turned out to have high worm counts and the worms have been dealt to. One was a lactating female so her milk was in short supply and her cria Twilight Sparkle started to lose weight. We've been topping her up for a week or so now. If you are doing it for the first time (as we were!) the key is to tip the head right back and hold the bottle up almost straight. The first few goes it helps to lightly massage the side of the mouth
We had a blast! Perfect weather, huge crowds (for us anyway!) with just over 200 people through. The alpacas were a hit, people loved Pete's workshops ("most farmers don't speak!" was one comment after his first workshop lasted 1 hour and 10 minutes), kids got to feed out nuts and take Prince Naveen for a walk and the Bay of Plenty Times pitched up and took some lovely photos for a one page spread in today's newspaper.
I think everyone who visited got something out of it an