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Christmas Wishes

Baby alpaca sleeping

Everyone here at Walnut Creek including the alpacas plus the horses, the dogs, the cats, and Dave & Karen would like to wish you and yours a blessed Christmas and a wonderful New Year!

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Another Anatolian Shepherd

Anatolian Shepherd

We had to face the fact that our Anatolian Shepherd, Leila, wasn’t going to come back home. Emotionally I wasn’t ready for a replacement. It doesn’t matter whether I’m ready or not, I just know we need another guardian dog here to protect our alpacas. We have a big place …

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Sardis Lakeview Cafe Calendar

Sardis Lakeview Cafe Calendar

Sherry and Steve Rogers are dear friends of ours. They own and operate the Sardis Lakeview Cafe. They also have a hobby farm not far from our alpaca ranch here in southeastern Oklahoma. Sherry and Steve take care of neglected animals. They have horses, dogs, cats, chickens, ducks and even …

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New Calendar

Alpaca Calendar

Our new calendar for this year is a baby alpaca calendar. Most of the alpaca pictures are from our fall baby season. I tried to use the baby photos from my new camera rather than my old one. I think the pictures from the new camera are so much more …

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Guardian dog missing

Anatolian Shepherd Leila

Our livestock guardian dog, Leila, has been missing since Sunday. Leila guards our alpacas along with our other guardian dog, Pac. She’s a beautiful Anatolian Shepherd. She is so wonderful with our alpacas. Actually she’s great with all of our animals. Leila is one in a million to us. I’m …

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Happy Thanksgiving

Our horses at Walnut Creek

At Walnut Creek Alpacas we have so much to be thankful for! God has blessed us so we can be a blessing to others. We are blessed with a beautiful family, health, happiness, and wonderful friends! A friend just emailed this to us “…give thanks in all circumstances…” 1 Thessalonians …

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My Birthday Babies

Kya, my bithday baby

I couldn’t think of a better way to start posting pictures of our fall crias. My babies, Kya and Passion, were actually born the day before my birthday but I call them my birthday babies. I figured it was close enough and it was definitely a great present. They are …

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Baby season over

Jenni's baby

Today was our last alpaca baby for the season. Jenni had her baby sometime during the night. By the time we found him he was dry and up nursing. We missed the whole thing. In fact he didn’t even need our help. Don’t get me wrong I’m glad he didn’t …

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Blind cria

Blind cria

When this cria was first born, Dave said, he reminded him of Stevie Wonder because of the way he holds his head. Of course I was in denial and I kept on insisting that nothing was wrong. Well when he started to take his first steps we realized something was …

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Phone trouble

Can you hear me now

Can you hear me now? We’re having trouble with our phone lines. The phone rings but it appears that no one is there or we can’t hear you. We called our phone company and they said we are not the only one having phone problems. They said the problem is …

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Thank you

Two girls

Thank you everyone for the birthday wishes. So far I’m having a wonderful alpaca birthday. We had two beautiful baby girls in one day!These two gorgeous crias arrived yesterday afternoon. I’ve been busy making sure they’re getting along ok. The little girl on the left is Calendar Girl and Giacomo’s …

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Cria Hernia

Cria wearing hernia belt

Sometimes an alpaca cria is born with a small umbilical hernia. It’s nothing to get excited about… the crias abdominal wall hasn’t fully closed around the umbilical vessels yet. If you place your fingers on the umbilicus you will feel a bulge. When you push the bulge back up into …

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