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Wokingham, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Easter-Wood Alpaca Stud is a family-run, BAS-registered Alpaca breeding enterprise, located in the Royal County of Berkshire. Sheila and Jeff Easter set the company up in mid-2008 when they purchased their first 5 Elite Australian Alpacas.

Friday, 18 March 2011

The rain arrives!!

Woke up this morning to a damp and now, very wet day!! This will certainly encourage grass growth whilst dampening our spirits but I guess it is for the good!

We had our vet, Graham out yesterday to lance an abscess on Black Magic so we will be having to treat her for about a month, flushing out the wound and administering a course of antibiotics. Interestingly, this abscess must of developed within a day or two since it wasn't evident on Monday of this week. It just goes to show that one must be consantly vigilant!! Whilst he was here, he also scanned three of our elite girls who had been mated to Eringa Park Lawbreaker of EPC, Cambridge The Chairman of ACC and EP Cambridge Strike Gold respectively and all are very pregnant so we are really looking forward to their births later this year. Our birthing programme for this year has been designed to embrace a wider, elite focus whilst at the same time further developing our secondry herd which has been, so far successful with Cambridge Ice Cool Lad providing excellent progeny.

Since we decided to house a couple of Kune Kune pigs within the woods at the bottom of our farm, I have been trying to get the enclosure and pig ark built in time for the Kune Kune's to be collected in a weeks time. It is hoped that these little creatures will be an added attraction for our visitors to Easter-Wood during the summer months.

Well it is still raining but there are jobs to do outside so will sign off now and will be back again soon.

2 comments:

  1. How exciting...you are adding some fantastic genetics...I was especially impressed with Lawbreaker when we saw him...good luck with the pregnancies.

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  2. The rains....mmmm and those abscesses are awful, I've been dealing with an older girl who has had three.....one after the other....so keep on with those antibiotics..the only problem I found is that it can cause a disturbance in the stomach !.....you just can't win !!.....hope the ark get made before your new arrivals !!.....arrive ......Jayne

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