|On a warm day, 'Apples' cuts out the middleman to fetch her own water.|
It's been a few weeks since the last post, but plenty has been happening involving the alpacas. We were invited to Cossington Village Flower Show, and took Golden Delicious and her cria, Flamenco, plus some of Joys creations to demonstrate what we do. We were fortunate with a warm sunny day, and took commissions for wrist-warmers and scarves.
|Joy is tough, and doesn't need water-proofs or long trousers!|
|'Keeper of the fleece' - Pixie lies in the sun, with some of Joys dyed fleece.|
The major event however, is to announce that we have sold a package of three breeding females to a nice local couple, who are entering the fantastic world of alpaca ownership and breeding - more on which alpacas later, but there was a time when selling any of these was un-thinkable, but it is the reality of breeding, and, like your children, they grow up and 'want' to broaden their horizons - this gives them, and us, new opportunities for breeding, and we know that their new owners have fallen for them, and will give them a good home.
To close for this posting, I spotted this grasshopper on the back of Golden Delicious: