Engineering Project follow-up

Our two student teams from Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering are in their final push to finish their projects. Both teams are focusing on enrichment feeders for the bulls, Dallas and Dusty. One team is making a scatter feeder, while the other team plans to have hay boxes open for feeding when motion sensors are set off. It will be exciting to see how everything fleshes out!Read more

Pup Check Complete

Only one more scheduled pup check is left. The last one went very well. The first team went and got the pups quickly from the yard into the den. From there we crated the pups. The pups are so big now (each about 10 Kg) that we put them in a large crate together and took them out to our work area. A lot had to be done during this check-up. Two dewormers, the last vaccine, general check up, andRead more

Alpacas ready for summer

Come check out our newly sheared alpacas. They get sheared every April, and Thursday was a perfect day for everyone for our annual event. Jonathan, our Shearer, has been shearing alpacas and llamas for about 25 years. We’ve got first cuts of fleece for sale if you are interested in purchasing. The money raised is used to buy enrichment items for the farmyard.Read more