Saturday in March, Tess delivered an energetic baby girl. She
was squirming around
and trying to stand immediately after
birth. It wasn't long before she balanced on those thin wobbly
took her first steps. She followed her Mom around and soon was nursing
and getting her
colostrum. Since it was a cold early spring day, we put one of our
cria coats on her to keep her warm.
Starting to stand.
"This coat is warm and cozy".
4 Days Later
"I have a new playmate!"
"I'll smile for the camera!"
"Watch me! I'll show you how to
Rain Cloud's Cria
Another spring day Rainey also
delivered a female cria. She's
her Mom and has four white legs. It appears that she
a suri like her Mom.
We dried her off with towels and the hair
to keep her temperature up and soon
she was standing and trying to
nurse. The sun was out that day so we moved her
to the front yard
the barn and she enjoyed the warmth of the sun while her Mom
some of the grass. After a nap in the sun, she even felt playful
trying to run and jump - just within a few hours after birth.
"This warm sun helps dry me off".
Mom. These long legs are a little wobbly."
"I think my legs are getting
"Think I'll try to run! Oooops, this isn't
"Yawn .... I've had a very tiring day!"
A slide show of a llama birth. It will take a few moments
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