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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"His dress was simple, consisting of a pair of trowsers, and a shirt of the cotton cloth of the country, of a dark blue colour; a poncho of alpaca wool covered his shoulders, while a sash was fastened round his waist, and his feet were protected by sandals, fastened on by leather thongs. He threw himself on the ground before my father, who went to meet him, and taking his hand, he looked up imploringly in his face...."

W.H.G. Kingston
Manco, the Peruvian Chief - An Englishman's Adventures in the Country of the Incas
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