Podcast

Alpacas keep you on your toes on both sides of the pond

Welcome to the podcast for alpaca people! In this episode, we catch up with my old friend Jeremiah Owen in California. We swap notes on a few things and get to hear what his biggest learnings have been this last year. {{signoff}}

Coats for the cold weather

Welcome to the podcast for alpaca people! In this episode, we talk about those subtle interactions between alpacas – and us! Some people like people-watching, but I prefer alpaca-watching. There is also a catch-up on what has been happening with the girls. {{signoff}}

Living in the in-between

Welcome to the podcast for alpaca people! In this episode, I am thinking about how we live in the in-between. Between holidays, extreme weather and what may be coming in 2023. We do what we can, what we need to, and plan for better times – though for many it is too early for planning …

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An ice skating alpaca

Welcome to the podcast for alpaca people! In this episode, I remember some winter stories, particularly Hermione and her Bambi impersonation. In the cold weather, it is good to be indoors with a hot chocolate. Take care of your alpacas and yourself in the challenging weather, and see you again soon. {{signoff}}

My priorities in the cold weather – feeding and mucking out

Welcome to the podcast for alpaca people! In this episode, I muse on keeping the alpacas fed and watered and keeping me warm via mucking out. Feed prices continue to rise – over the last year, hay went up by 15% and feed-wheat by 40%. (Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/animal-feed-prices). It works it’s way through to the bags …

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