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These lovable creatures are gentle in nature and easy to handle, plus they return wonderfully soft fiber for their keep.
Moving to the country often leads to raising animals. Cows, goats, and sheep have long been popular choices, but these days more people are looking into alternative livestock, such as alpacas....
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Everything you need to know to start raising alpacas.
Everything you need to know about raising alpacas.
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A llama can be a wonderful addition to an acreage. Not only are they beautiful and lovable, but they're helpful, too!
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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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A mini mill was the perfect solution for the sheep, llamas, and alpacas on this acreage.
Tom and Mette Goehring of Lompoc, California, have a lot of fiber. They raise club lambs for 4-H and F-F-A kids, along with llamas, alpacas, and Icelandic sheep.   For many years, they had...
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Hiking mountain trails isn't always easy, but if someone else is carrying your gear, it takes a load off. Sandy Sgrillo moved to Sevierville, Tennessee, to get away from city life. One day she...

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