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It has been bought to the attention of this Llama Mama that despite lots of posts, videos and photos, the Loire 7 (our llamas) have not been properly introduced! We must rectify this as soon as possible, as for all I know, you could all be thinking that they are a rabble of spitting, flighty, "don't give a fig" type creatures, when in fact this couldn't be further from the truth... not just the fi...

For anyone that has ever wondered where the expression chewing over the cud comes from... Now our Llamas are a very social bunch, they always stick together and do not like to be apart from each other. Being amongst them in the field and listening to their chatter is one of the greatest joys of being a Llama Mama. They communicate with each other all the time, whether it be their soft chattering o...

Down at the bottom of our fields we have woodland. Beautiful woodland that we love to stroll through with our dogs. When Llamas become accustomed to longer treks, we will also stroll through these woods with the Axel, Savannah and little kissy lips Orion. This is our current goal, and Nigel and I are dedicated to getting our 3 trekkers out daily, we are reaping the rewards.  Orion, Axel and Savann...

After the initial wonder of getting to France, we rapidly set about the task of getting ready for our Llamas to be delivered. As well as a list of emergency supplies, brushes, poo picker uppers and hay, we also had to get the land fully fenced, so that we didn't have any Llama Dramas. Our Estate agent, who has been a constant help with all matters since we arrived in the Vallee du Loir, amazingly ...

This time last week, I was travelling to France to complete my Llama training. A plane, 2 trains and 2 buses later I arrived at Border Llamas, from where we have purchased our small herd of 7 Llamas. These girls and boys will be joining us at our new farm in Lavernat 72500 at the end of June...... Eeek! Daily schedule: Woke up to the smell of croissants and pain au chocolat and a cup of tea (and M...