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post #11 of 18

The only issue I have heard from folks in the north and really cold areas is the llamas having frost bite and losing their ears.  I am not sure how that is prevented but otherwise, I think with some shelter from the worst of the elements, they do quite well. 

 

Heat is our enemy here so sheering is a must. 

 

Here are mine.

 

 

The girls:  Sonora, Flaming Star, Shaboom, and Ladyhawke.

 

The boys: Poteau and Denalli. 

 

Denalli is the only one we have had born here so we got to name him.  Guess where the name is from?  Had to change the spelling a bit as it has been used for others.

post #12 of 18
Thread Starter 
They are beautiful animals. Our goats suffered frostbit ears but it doesn't seem to bother them at all.
post #13 of 18

I have heard of llamas completely loosing their ears due to frost bite.  I don't know what the precautions are for that as it isn't an issue here.

post #14 of 18
Thread Starter 
I haven't found any precautions for our goats. Talking with other goat owners it appears they all have the same problem.
post #15 of 18


Here is the gang! 6 female and 2 young boys. All good. They have adjusted very quickly to their new home 😀
Edited by Sandra Dreger - 2/24/16 at 11:25pm
post #16 of 18

Beautiful!  Where are you?

post #17 of 18
Thread Starter 
They look like so much fun to raise
post #18 of 18

Fun is relative.  JK.  They are very interesting animals.

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