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It's a boy!

Blog: Mountain Jewel Farm   -   Tuesday October 05, 2010   -   By Sherm and Cindy

He's up and running!  Big 22 pound boy with white curly locks.  What a great looking boy!

Waiting on Baby...

Blog: Mountain Jewel Farm   -   Monday October 04, 2010   -   By Sherm and Cindy

The countdown begins for Cappy.  She is due with baby #3 in 4 days.  Cappy is a perky white sweetheart of a girl that we've had the pleasure of owning for about 3 years. Alpacas are pregnant for nearly a full year.  The cria come without...


Blog: The Miller Ranch, LLC   -   Tuesday April 06, 2010   -   By Michael & Michelle

Happy Spring! We have been quite busy working on repairing and fixing the barns, cleaning the pastures and plowing the field. Planting time is right around the corner.  What a wonderful Easter to be on the farm! Much of the family gathered...

Tiny Phoenix Alpaca Rises

Blog: Alpaca Farmgirl   -   Tuesday December 22, 2009   -   By Katy

  It started out a glorious morning. My beloved herdsire Magnum was coming home from a long breeding engagement in Colorado. Another of our herdsires, Firecracker , was on trailer as well. IN addition there were three other alpacas who belonged to me...

Farming Is Like A Disney Movie

Blog: Alpaca Farmgirl   -   Wednesday September 02, 2009   -   By Katy

  Farming is a metaphor for life. Everything that happens on a farm – birth, growth, harvest, successes, failures, and eventually death – happens in real life as well. In most jobs, we expect to have things go well. And when they don’t – we have a...

Believe in Miracles - They do happen!

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Monday July 06, 2009   -   By Shelley

Friday started off as any typical day, morning chores where done so we decided with such beautiful weather we would take the boat out and do some fishing. We had a great day on the ocean and returned home around 4:00pm. As always when returning home from...

New Alpaca Photos Up!

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Friday June 26, 2009   -   By Shelley

It has been raining non stop for 3 weeks not but today in between the passing showers we managed to snap some quick photos of the Alpaca Girls out in the field enjoying some grass.    We also managed to capture our newest addition to the herd, a...

A Tale of Two Cria

Blog: Alpaca Farmgirl   -   Monday June 22, 2009   -   By Katy

Welcome to the Herd! It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was a day of easy births, it was a day of dystocias (difficult births), it was a season of tiny babies, it was a epoch for a rather large baby. One cria was up and running...


Asia's Baby is FINALLY HERE!!!

Blog: CinemaPacas   -   Saturday June 13, 2009   -   By Todd, & SueAnne

Hey all, Asia had a beautiful baby boy at approximately 12:50p.m. this afternoon! He is out of Chico, and already has great luster, and is well structured. Asia is a maiden female, but has taken to being a mother like a natural! I am very proud of her....


Asia... Maybe Tomorrow?

Blog: CinemaPacas   -   Friday May 22, 2009   -   By Todd, & SueAnne

(Morning Post): Hey guys, Today I went outside to let the girls out, and Asia began humming. She is one of our maidens, and she very rarely hums. She is very uncomfortable, and keeps throwing me half worried, half annoyed looks at me. I would say,...


Pictures Can Be Such TROUBLESOME Things...

Blog: CinemaPacas   -   Thursday May 21, 2009   -   By Todd, & SueAnne

Hey guys, It's me, Maija, again. :) Unfortunately, this was the only picture I could figure out how to upload of Abby... This was taken on my phone on the day she was born. I haven't been able to upload any other pictures on here, which really stinks but,...


New Baby for Christmas!

Blog: Alpaca Farmgirl   -   Sunday December 28, 2008   -   By Katy

  The morning of Christmas Eve, Lily left us this adorable little Christmas gift running around by the barn. Thanks Lily. Merry Christmas, indeed. We've decided to name her Merry. I have been supplementing her with a bottle so Merry and I have...

Home for the Blind - Beloved's Story

Blog: Alpaca Farmgirl   -   Wednesday December 17, 2008   -   By Katy

  No, I’m not breeding for blindness.  lol. However, I have three wonderful alpacas with eye problems. Read My Home for the Blind - Part I (SiSi ) Beloved This story begins with a wonderful fawn herdsire named Tre. After we had been...

Help Us Name the New Baby

Blog: Alpaca Farmgirl   -   Wednesday November 19, 2008   -   By Katy

Saturday morning, while I was at an alpaca show , Judy decided to have her cria. Early in the morning. When it was very cold. When our farm manager, Jeremy, arrived, he found this little guy with purple ears and his tongue lolling out of the side of his...

First Cria (Baby Alpaca) of the Fall has arrived!

Blog: Alpaca Farmgirl   -   Sunday November 09, 2008   -   By Katy

"Hi, I'm new here." Alpacas gestate for 11-12 months. The wait is long. On our farm we take a break from birthing July-October because of the weather. It has been awhile since we’ve had a cria (baby alpaca) born here.   So Bella ...

2008 Cria Photo Album

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Sunday November 09, 2008   -   By Shelley

  Now that all of our Cria for the year are on the ground and running, I figured it would be a great time to upload some pictures we have taken over the last few weeks. We truly were blessed with such amazing additions to our herd. Be sure to check...

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