Category Archives: Llamas

Howie’s hill

We keep four llamas as guards for our sheep, usually putting one with each group: ewe lambs, ram lambs, ewes, and rams. At different times of year, these groups may or may not be in different pastures. For example, we currently have all of the lambs grazing together, and that then means that there are […]

An intruder

It was about 1:00 AM two nights ago when Rick was awakened by a loud noise outside our house. This particular haunting screech is not one we hear often. An intruder will often send our llamas into alarm mode, sounding out a  “Whoop, whoop, whoop!” that very much gets across the idea of an alarm […]