John & Susan Merrell
41390 Hwy 226
Scio, OR 97374
503-394-3790
503-551-7219 (cell)
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The Cria Presents

The alpaca birth sequence usually moves quickly once active labor begins. We expect to see a cria on the ground within an hour of when we have confirmed active labor, and will be looking to see if there are any problems if there isn't

Alpaca Cria Presents

10:40 AM - We have a head showing! In this case, Rainsong's water broke before the cria presented itself. It is not unusual for the water to break well after the cria has begun its entry into the world.

 
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"The llama is the domesticated descendant of the guanaco, and the alpaca of the vicuna...we know that these animals were systematically bred and selected many centuries ago..."

- Charles Darwin
The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication
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