Monday, 7 March 2011
Organising the Paddocks
We have been busy with the girls keeping a check on the pregnant ones, our first alpacas are due next month, but as alpacas are not machines their birthing covers a flexible window, anything from 10 and a half months to 12 and a half months is more than possible. Each alpaca birth is individual from year to year there are changes in length of gestation. We have separated those girls closest to birthing moving them closer to the house so we can keep a close eye on them and give them extra rations for their growing babies. The weather is just warming up nicely and the grass is starting to grow in readiness.