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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

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Apria
She's a LOT taller than Hoosier~

Ooooh, look at that face!

Although her fleece is a mess right now, it's some beautiful stuff.

One of my favorite faces - Granny Flora.
Chickie L.O.V.E.S. his pine boughs.

I am ALWAYS under surveillance.

20 comments:

  1. I LOVE the way Apria's ears turn in and the dog watching you from the window is cute! :)

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  2. It will be curious to see how "different" Apria looks when she gets her spring cleaning (shearing?). Love the last picture!

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  3. Thank you for sharing these photos. Cute.

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  4. Apira sure has some beautiful colors! It's like two llama fleeces in one!

    Hmmmm....llama, sheep, goat, dog. You seem to be missing a feline picture.

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  5. she will look much better with a "new do" as soon as you get her clipped. Love the dog staying comfy in the house and doing surveillance from the window.

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  6. Candy - She has radar - I swear! She is the most alert llama I have ever seen. A real plus!

    Mama Pea - She has a much heavier coat than Hoosier. She seems to have more of everything!

    Kristina - My woolly family.

    CR - I am really looking forward to cleaning her up, then letting that amazing fleece grow! Hey - you forgot the chickens!

    TL - Scrappy stays in that window the entire time I am working with the livestock. As time goes on, he sinks lower and lower into the cushion until all you can see is chin, nose and eyes. He is such a character.

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  7. I love her multi-colored fleece! She's beautiful and looks like she's settling in nice and gently :)
    -Jaime

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  8. I love them all, but of course I think Chickie is adorable! :) Apria is going to be one beautiful girl all cleaned up. Having a cria would be one amazing experience! You'll have to keep us all filled in on the situation.

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  9. Jaime - I hope the shock of coming from a large farm to a tiny one isn't too much for her middle-aged self.

    Patty - I would love to take a video of how he sashays around the place. He and Sage are the cutest things going!

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  10. Looks like you are getting the hairy eyeball, or as we call it, furry eyeball from the house. I am going to go out on a limb and say that you did not consult the four legged house dwellers how they felt about the new addition? I sense a mutiny! But she is very pretty:)

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  11. Jane - You don't know how right you are! Apria has been known to roll a 110 pound Great Pyr! She is not a fan of dogs, being true to her job as guardian. I haven't let the (you-know-whos) in on this little fact, however. One needs peace in the homestead.

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  12. Ha! Love the last pic of the pooch.

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  13. Thanks for the pictures, all those critters are cute.

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  14. Awww, so cute! Looks like everybody is happy now. Nice that you are loved enough to be watched like a hawk!!
    ~~Lori

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  15. Linda - He is such a total character. We call him Bert Lahr in a dog suit.

    Erin - On behalf of the furred and feathered, we thank you!

    BB - Yes, they are - and I love them!

    Lori - You know, sometimes I feel like he's the hawk and I'm the sparrow...

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  16. She's beautiful! Oh, I miss my Charlie Llama. I still get sad over losing him. I don't reckon you're allowed to touch yet, but sounds like you're off to a fabulous start!

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  17. What a group! Bat there is never a dull moment! Scrappy wants to keep an eye on his MAMA! But standing in one spot, legs get tired and the window sill is a great spot to rest a chin!
    Great pictures! Do you take any other kind? Nope, I do not think so!
    TOM

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  18. Okay, not being a farm-kind of girl may I ask a dumb question: What do you do with all these wonderful furry creatures besides feed them and clean up after them and build the shelters?

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  19. Leigh - I know what you mean. I still miss my first and dearest llama, Bosco. He was amazing. Apria and I are working through her shock...

    Tom - Thank you! Yes, Scrappy keeps a very close eye on me. Even inside.

    Jenyfer - Good question. In my case, I use the fiber from the sheep and their manure for my garden. The llama is primarily there to guard them from the coyote population that's in abundance here - but she also will provide fiber and manure. Llama "beans" are amazing in the garden!

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