December 28, 2015

It is that time of year when alpaca breeders need to start to think about preventative measures for countering facial eczema. A dairy farm at the same height as us just up the road got hammered last year and with the el Nino warnings rife we have reviewed what we are g...

December 27, 2015

Up at 5.30 am to check on the patient and she was looking much better. She ate, drank and managed to stand up and straighten the bad leg which is really positive as we were worried about nerve damage. Later (second lot of physio, four more to go...) she tried to put so...

December 26, 2015

So the plan was a relaxing Christmas at home but unfortunately we have had a dog attack on one of our 2014 cria, Tiana, now aged about nine months. We had been out to the beach and found her when we got back. She was cushed but obviously in shock. There were quite a fe...

December 5, 2015

A beautiful scarf arrived in the post today, a product of the Rumplestiltskin Project coordinated by Surico and Thistledown Alpacas and funded by the Ministry of Agriculture Sustainable Farming Fund. The project operated over the last few years investigating the unique...

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