Deyaneria on February 11th, 2011

I went to school yesterday. I know that sounds a bit silly. I went to school to teach 7th-8th grade kids about, making yarn, where fiber comes from, how i do fiber prep, and I even taught them how to spin on a drop spindle. Many people thought the kids would not interested or they […]

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Deyaneria on February 9th, 2011

Goat care is something I’ve been learning for about the last year. Basic care for fiber goats is not difficult. They need shelter often a 3 wall shelter is enough to make them comfortable. Giving high quality grass hay when pasture is unavailable  and a good sweet feed are essential for great coats.  You may want […]

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Deyaneria on February 7th, 2011

Last week was an interesting week. We got a good sized snow storm. My Hubs kept asking me what I was gonna do(the storm took place on my b-day). I’m gonna sit home and knit. There is nothing better to do during a snowstorm anyway.  As soon as I tell people I have goats they […]

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Deyaneria on February 4th, 2011

I wanted to introduce my readers to my alpacas. We have 3 alpacas on the farm at this time.  They are all suri alpacas. Gavin is a 5 yr old gelded alpaca. He is the head alpaca on the farm. Gavin feels the need to protect the goats, but doesn’t interfere when they have aggravated Romeo. His feistiness has […]

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Deyaneria on February 2nd, 2011

I wanted to talk about what an alpaca is. I’ve noticed that some people don’t know anything about what kind of animal an alpaca is and <Gasp> never heard of using the fiber. The alpaca is part of the camelid family. Some of it’s relatives are camels, llamas, vicunas, and guanacos. Vicunas are the wild ancestors […]

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