A person cuddling a brown, fluffy alpaca
Alpaca maintenance time

The alpacas had their half-yearly maintenance with drenching, vaccinations and hoof trimming. Now they are good to go for another half year and around Christmas they’ll have their annual main maintenance with shearing.

The weather has turned from somewhat wet and warm to rather wet and cold. The horses have been rugged up just like the goats. The ducks have stopped laying eggs but the chicken have still been going, so much, that we made deviled eggs twice.

The rodent infestation has become noticeable, so we started putting up more traps on top of the traps and bait stations we already had. As a result, we caught a few mice in the garage and around the bird feed storage. No rats yet.

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