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BENCHMARK ALPACAS at the Tin Roof Ranch

New World, New Standard

Barrie Lynn & Bill Wood
8475 Gale RoadGoodrich, MI 48438
(810) 636-3456
(248) 388-4598
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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

New Addition

As many of you know we have fostered and rehabbed many critters over the years. Our most recent was Olivia, a Yorkie who was supposed to be pregnant, but luckily, she was not. During Olivia's stay we received a call about a 9 month old Golden who was dropped off at the Genesee shelter "to be put down", well that was the story anyway.

We picked him up and he appeared to be a typical happy and healthy Golden - and he is. A big puppy and an little Yorkie posed a few challenges and the w read more...

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Hypothermia and the Newborn Cria

Hypothermia and the Newborn Cria

June 4, 2011 - Wouldn’t think that Hypothermia should even be a concern or possibility at this time of year, but with newborns, it always is.

At 5:30 this morning, Bill headed out to check on the Maternity Barn. We have many moms due to have their cria so we keep a close watch on them. Five minutes later, he runs back to the house and yells, “Game on.” His way of saying, we have a cria.

It is 62 degrees out and a bit muggy. I read more...