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Any Alpaca gurus here??

Discussion in 'Everything Else Llamas & Alpacas' started by secuono, Nov 21, 2017.

  1. Apr 12, 2018
    secuono

    secuono Herd Master

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    I was jerking back already when she just hardly got me. Waiting for it to scab, can't see it much other than slight blood, bright bruise by tomorrow, too. Just glad it missed my eye! Dumbest thing to loose an eye to a paca....haha

    I actually took pics before starting and then after, so I do have a rough number on how long each took.
    Brown girl- 1hr 20min
    Cream girl- 1hr 30min

    Far better than the 3.5+ hours the babydoll ram took a few years ago with those big hand shears, didn't even finish...lol.

    I do nearly everything all on my own. :)
     
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  2. Apr 13, 2018
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  3. Apr 13, 2018
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    Bruce Herd Master Golden Herd Member

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    I don't think LUCKY is even close to describing it! Half an inch up and over could have been a disaster.
     
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  4. Apr 19, 2018
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    That fiber looks quite nice.
     
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    That fiber looks quite nice.
     
  7. Apr 30, 2018
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    The girls should be going to their new home on Wednesday.

    Hoping to start shearing the boys this week.
     
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    Decided to toss Arturo's seconds and thirds.
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  9. May 1, 2018
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    I tossed the 3rds outside last year thinking the birds would love some alpaca fiber for their nests. It is still there.
     
  10. May 1, 2018
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    I'll let the pics tell what happened...Or didn't happen. =/

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    Testicles!! More obvious now, guess he really is around 3yrs now.
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