Well … they’ve gone! Walter and Tyler have left Pistyll Gwyn and headed off to pastures new with sea views and Gav the Goat.
I have to say it is a bit strange. When we moved here we started out with a herd of six – four geldings and two pregnant girls, and it seemed that we had so much room! How quickly the field filled up and for me at least it became quite stressful. So now, we have a bit more room, and a bit of breathing space until the cria are older.
It is, of course, time to really sort out our whole alpaca strategy. At the end of the day I am a bit uncomfortable selling animals – I worry about the new homes and feel responsible, which isn’t helpful at all.
For now though, I am quite confident that Janet and Brian who have bought Tyler and Walter will give them a great home. I haven’t seen it, but Caerthan says it’s beautiful.
Back here, the field is not quite the same. Both Walter and Tyler were quite dramatic in their own way: Tyler making a fuss and fretting about his food, and Walter throwing himself about like a wild shaman carpet thing, or just standing looking spectacularly splendid.
Silky looks perplexed …