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Shadowberry

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Posted - 08/26/2013 :  10:31:14 AM  Show Profile  Visit Shadowberry's Homepage  Reply with Quote
A friend needs a temporary place for her two sheep. What are things to think about if I am to even consider boarding them on my place?

The sheep would be in a paddock with alpaca pastures on three sides so there would be opportunity for nose to nose contact. How much effort is it to clean up after them? I assume that they do not have organized poop piles like alpacas. How long after they leave must I wait to allow alpacas back into this field?

Thanks in advance for any advice anyone is able to give me on this.

Shadowberry Farm Alpacas
Tom and Nancy Imphong
Carlisle, PA 17015
717-795-8045 - Home
717-440-1440 - Cell
shadowberry@verizon.net
www.shadowberryfarmalpacas.com

bobvicki

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Posted - 08/26/2013 :  3:29:31 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
You should contact Andy & Ann Merriwether, I think she once posted that they have sheep along with their alpacas.

Bob

Bob & Vicki Blodgett
Suri Land Alpaca Ranch
10371 N 2210 Road
Clinton, Oklahoma 73601
641-831-3576
alpaca@htswireless.com
www.alpacanation.com/suriland.asp
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