Peaches, my new preemie Llama cria

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by chickenzoo, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

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    Now 3 days old

    Of course she has to be born at night when it got down to 48 degrees here....[​IMG] Only 12 lbs, no bottom teeth and floppy ears. It took forever warming her up to even be able for her to look alive. I kept her in the house as she was so weak, milked momma ( fun trying to milk a POed momma llama) to get some colustrum... She is a fussy eater and at first didn't want anything to do with it. My friend came the next day with coulstrum and goats milk. We tubed her and also milked the mom again a few times. Peaches became stronger and started eating better. She still can't stand for long, but with a towel around her belly I let her walk all over the backyard while she visits with mom. Mom sleeps outside the window so she can see Peaches and I let them visit a few times a day. Feedings every 2 hours round the clock and she's doing better and better
     
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2011
  2. Haviris2

    Haviris2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww, I want a baby llama in my house!!! I love her markings!
     
  3. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

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    AWW, I want one [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Awe so sweet!! [​IMG] Hope she continues to thrive!! [​IMG]
     
  5. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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    awww...she's so cute! Hope she gets stronger every day!
     
  6. pinkfoxfarm

    pinkfoxfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    shes beautiful!
     
  7. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] She is adorable! Congratulations!
     
  8. Stacykins

    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Glad she has you to be so attentive! I love that brown = sign on the side of her face!

    Question, out of sheer curiosity, do you ever milk llamas for your own use? I know in South America they often are used for milk, just like camels in the Middle East.
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    She's beautiful [​IMG] Hope she continues doing well [​IMG]
     
  10. xchairity_casex

    xchairity_casex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh my goodness what a sweet little thing good luck with her shes darling! i hope she grows into a beautiful ehalthy lady
     

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