Archive for May, 2009

A satisfied cria – soon to be named!

Am I cure or what!?

Am I cute or what!?

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May 26, 2009 at 7:04 pm Leave a comment

The way to grow…

Miss Daisy feeding her new cria

May 26, 2009 at 7:01 pm Leave a comment

May 25, the baby cria is one week old!

One week old!  As yet unnamed.

She is a strong and inquisitive young alpaca at one week.  She has not been named yet.

May 26, 2009 at 6:58 pm Leave a comment

Birth of a female alpaca: May 17, 2009

Sr. Jane and her friend Judy were happy to come to the barnyard just as Miss Daisy was giving birth to her fifth cria for us:  another girl!

Miss Daisy with her newborn cria

Miss Daisy with her newborn cria!  According to the observers to the birth, once her head was out, she shook her head to clear away fluid, and then started humming, as her body was born!  She is a “hummer” just like her sire, Ashwani!

May 26, 2009 at 6:52 pm 1 comment

Planting the Peach Tree: Earth Day 2009

Planting a peach tree.

May 26, 2009 at 6:41 pm Leave a comment

Earth Day, April, 2009

We planted a peach tree on Earth Day! Following the planting, Sr. Jane led us in an earth prayer, and then we celebrated with a pot luck dinner.

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