Living the Country Life

Llamas Content

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Any predator that sees a 400-pound llama barreling after it isn’t going to hang around long
Many livestock owners are using “guard llamas” to protect their sheep and goats. Llamas are herd animals and will adopt the sheep as their new herd. Being the largest, they also become...
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Watch for the warning signs and stay out of the line of fire
Llamas and alpacas are sweet animals but won't hesitate to spit at you. Lisa Williamson is an associate professor of large animal medicine at the University of Georgia. She says llamas and...
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Springtime in the country means one thing: babies!
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The Living the Country Life TV series is now in its second season on RFD-TV. Here's a look at some things that took place behind the cameras, courtesy of host Betsy Freese.
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Less than a half-hour commute from the big city sits a delightful oasis for both humans and animals.
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Llamas are effective against both four-legged and two-legged intruders
Listen to the radio story mp3 If you're having problems keeping dogs and coyotes away from your sheep, a guard llama may be the perfect solution. Since their ancestors were hunted by mountain...
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To prevent the predation of their flocks, many sheep producers have turned to the use of guard llamas. Llamas have an instinctual fear of canines and canine-like animals from their ancestors being...
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Llamas are the focus of this unique ranch that brings a touch of the West to the edge of the Twin Cities.
Eskadra needs a hug. So does Eskari. In fact, dozens of llamas are pouring in from the pasture, having heard Linda Pierce's call, and they all want a share of her attention. One young male,...