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Sunrise Silhouettes

Experience the alpaca love today!

Laura Shoemaker & Eric Krum
10441 County Road 102Nunn, CO 80648-9758
970-381-5391
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Friday, April 12, 2013

Spring is upon us!

The Boys

The Boys

As the chilly mornings give way to the crisp fresh spring mornings my excitement starts to build for what is to come!

This birthing season we have 2 mommas expecting instead of 6. Why is that exciting you ask? Because these babies are special, as they are out of first time daddy's! The mothers are both proven with successful, problem free births and each has fantastic coloring. What will arrive is a mystery! We tried a breeding method that a good friend recommended to try to get girl read more...
The Girls

The Girls


Monday, June 4, 2012

Double Duty!

Iris and her baby boy

Iris and her baby boy

What a day today was! It was challenging, exciting and rewarding all in one.

It all began the previous night when my family and I observed our alpaca girl Tiffany looking loose in the vulva area. I went online and asked advice from my amazing alpaca friends. They gave a lot of helpful suggestions on what to keep an eye out for. Tiffany was only at 336 days gestation and being a maiden that was a bit early. Usually maiden alpacas (never had a baby before) go around 345-355+ days.
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Tiffany and her baby girl

Tiffany and her baby girl