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Tell me about llamas....(and is their poop good for composting?)

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Post  llama momma on 12/17/2011, 9:07 pm

and meijo (sp?) Thank you ! I love the name Jericho, waiting to see what Rick thinks...
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Post  martha on 12/17/2011, 9:11 pm

Well, most of you have been human mamas, and I have only been a horse mama, so I am sure you all know more about this than I do, but the colostrum/antibodies are SOOO important, that I'm sure I would have made the same choice.
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Post  llama momma on 12/17/2011, 9:36 pm

Yes I agree on the importance of good colostrum and good immunity. But I also think it's the sudden $600 surprise cost for administering the plasma that could make some people gamble and do without. We watched the entire 11-1/2 month gestation so we could not turn our backs when the little guy arrived and hope nature would somehow come through.
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Post  martha on 12/17/2011, 11:06 pm

And I'm not judging those who wouldn't have it done. I am, however, judging those who judge YOU for having it done!
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Post  llama momma on 12/18/2011, 6:07 am

Walshevak -
Enjoyed the camel picture! It looks like they are unrestrained, like people do with their dogs in a truck. For their own safety and no camel experience to draw from, don't think I'd transport them like that. It still makes an enjoyable funny picture.

Martha - Oh yes!,
Because other factors come into play concerning the care of animals. Right? Knowledge, sound animal husbandry judgement, and that annoying issue of money everyone deals with, ultimately allows or inhibits the best of intentions.
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Post  walshevak on 12/18/2011, 8:22 am

You have to rememer the picture was taken in Libya, and for all I know those camel were on their way to the meat market. And yes, camel meat is very good. But a good camel can mean the difference between life and death to the nomads. Wonder if camel poop is good fertilizer. I know it is used as fire chips.

Here is a picture taken in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan of a camel being loaded for transport. notice the legs are restrained so the animal cannot stand up at an inappropriate time.



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Post  llama momma on 12/18/2011, 8:42 am

Don't need to remind me twice I am never vacationing in Libya or Turkmenistan! rofl

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Post  gwennifer on 12/20/2011, 2:34 am

Just wanted to say that I enjoyed reading about your llamas. Thanks for all the info and the pictures.
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Post  llama momma on 12/20/2011, 4:47 am

Your welcome. Dealing with the animal and plant world is joyful, fun, and quietly satisfying. sunny Sometimes think the animals and plants command more respect than some people Very Happy
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