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Yearly Archives: 2012

Free to good home

Two free kittens

We’re offering two kittens free to a good home. They are out of our calico mom, she is one of our barn cats. These two kittens are cuter and sweeter than the rest of our barn kittens. Both kittens would make great pets as well as keep your barn free …

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Alpacas in the Ozarks

Rockefeller's ribbons

The Alpacas in the Ozarks Show was Masterpiece Rockefeller’s time to shine. Rocky won the Blue Ribbon in the Huacaya Light Fawn Male 2 Years & Older class and Color Champion for the Huacaya Fawn Male Championship! Rocky is out of Carol, a beautiful black female, and sired by El …

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Heartfelt Thanks

Alpaca and horse share hay

Walnut Creek is celebrating 12 years of raising horses and alpacas! Thanksgiving is the perfect time to share from our hearts… to say thank you and to give thanks for all of God’s blessings. The picture for this Thanksgiving post was taken when Kilo accidentally got into the alpaca pen. …

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Rose Grey

Rose grey cria

Our girl Ruthie had a rose grey cria! Rose grey is one color you don’t see too much of in alpacas especially on our farm. I’ve always been drawn to the grey alpacas. I just love their color but when we first started in alpacas most of the greys back …

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One more cria due

Cute alpaca cria

Well I’m overdue on my alpaca cria update… so far we’ve had 20 babies here at Walnut Creek and one more cria on the way for our fall alpaca breeding season. Our crias this year are stunning… we have babies sired by Classic Peruvian Magic, BF Toscanini, BF Riccardo, BF …

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Busy with babies

By early September I thought we were done with the 100 degree heat. Unfortunately we got hit with another week of 100’s the first week in September. Our female alpacas did great all summer until the 100 degree heat decided to hit one more time before fall. I guess the …

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Fall cria season starts early

Our fall alpaca cria season started early this year. Last week Anya, one of our maidens, had a 30 day premature cria. This little guy was definitely not ready to be born. Initially he was so weak… he looked like a little rag doll. Alpaca crias usually weigh between 15 …

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Hot summer update

Alpaca barn packed

It has been very hot here in Oklahoma this summer. That’s two summers in a row of over 100 degrees of scorching heat. This year our alpacas seem to be tolerating the heat a little bit better than last year. So far only one female aborted and no deaths… thank …

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Lightning strike

Lightning strike tree

We’re back… we have internet once again. This week I’m hoping to get back on track quickly and start updating regularly. We found out why our internet went out… a tree next to our house was struck by lightning. The lightning hit our satellite dish as well as the modem. …

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Internet not working

Our alpacas are without the internet! We connect to the internet with Hughes net via satellite. Our internet has been out since Saturday July 14th. We are able to connect at times but our internet speed is below 5 kb per second. Most of the time we are not able …

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Canning Tomatoes

Tomatoes from our garden

The temperature here has been over 100 degrees for days now and the grasshoppers are back. Needless to say I think our garden is done. I was amazed we were able to save some of our tomatoes from the grasshoppers and the heat. I canned my very first tomatoes… 8 …

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Sweet and gentle

Sweet gentle alpacas

The alpacas are such sweet animals and they are truly a joy to photograph. The other day some friends came to visit us. They asked if they could take pictures of our alpaca crias. I grabbed my camera as well and we all went to the pen where we keep …

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