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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 27, 2015, 02:33 PM
    I have not seen the movie and hope they left it out. Though I do think her intentions were in the right place with regards to the horse, and the...
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    Feb. 27, 2015, 12:49 PM
    I've been reading (listening to via Audible) Wild by Cheryl Strayed and enjoying it. The scene where her brother shoots her mother's aged Saddlebred...
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    Feb. 27, 2015, 12:28 PM
    A lot depends on how athletic they are; height also helps. Adult amateur eventers like them, as do foxhunters. Seasoned and sane, they usually sell...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 24, 2015, 03:16 PM
    And you need to read the rest of the thread. :rolleyes:
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 24, 2015, 03:10 PM
    For the record, this llama was VERY docile and well-mannered. Even terribly wounded he was sweet as he could be. My vet is very good and I am quite...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 24, 2015, 02:36 PM
    I have been frustrated by comments like these. If there is a bad reaction, then there's always a bullet, or should be if you own a farm and keep...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 24, 2015, 02:32 PM
    This. So many crackpot comments by people who are not even knowledgeable about llamas or LGDs in the first place, or didn't even bother to read the...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 21, 2015, 03:43 PM
    That's a great post, G. Thank you. Now that I've finally slept good and have processed all this, no I don't blame my vet for his response; even...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 05:25 PM
    Ah, now I understand your point. All I can say is that if in the preceding month he had given us any indication that he might do something like...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 05:19 PM
    Uhm hello? Livestock Guardian Dogs. Do you know what they are and do? Sorry, but maybe you should read up a bit because that's exactly how they...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 05:16 PM
    Did you read any of the other responses where others have remarked how few and far between vets are who actually do treat camelids? I'm supposed to...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 05:06 PM
    Read my previous post please and comprehend. I said MAY have hopped the fence. I've also said he just as well may still be on the property, just...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 05:03 PM
    This place is priceless sometimes with the damned if you do and damned if you don't. If I had come on here and said we had just summarily shot the...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 04:31 PM
    Oh please!!! :rolleyes: Some of you are pieces of work. We don't have wolves in GA and no coyote came onto my property in broad daylight and tore...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 04:16 PM
    Yes, I was calling the vet to euthanize as I strongly suspected that is what needed to be done, but yeah confirmation/affirmation/validation that we...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 03:33 PM
    Yes it is, but before we literally pulled the trigger we thought it would be helpful to have confirmation that it was indeed necessary.
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 03:32 PM
    My husband and I have both been trying to find an incidence of a GP attacking a llama and we haven't been able to find one. It's VERY unusual to...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 03:23 PM
    Negative, my vet is an equine practitioner but started out in the town in a mixed practice of small and large animals, including cattle, but...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 01:48 PM
    Thank you on both accounts. Yes we have a local guy coming out with a backhoe tonight to bury him. Yes, I did feel completely blown off. I'm not...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 01:44 PM
    True enough and I appreciate your response and perspective. It was a simple request for assistance and a terse refusal due to a professed lack of...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 12:59 PM
    Thank you for your post. As far as the LGD hunting, no I don't think so. Let's just say it appears he did not eat what he took from my llama and...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 12:38 PM
    I am not going to send a note. I may switch practices though as I have honestly lost respect for the guy. We'll see. Right now it's too raw and...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 12:36 PM
    He is friendly. In fact we had thought he was a wonderful dog with everybody and every thing until I walked down to the barn yesterday.
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 11:36 AM
    There are no llama vets in my area so I have been doing his care, i.e. worming and vaccination. He hasn't needed any other "care" until last night. ...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 11:30 AM
    Thank you for that information Sing Mia Song. That was my gut feeling exactly. Thank you also for the condolences. I hope I never come home to...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 11:06 AM
    And BTW, we are LGD experienced and have had them for years and have previously taken in rescue guardian dogs and this is the first time one has ever...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 11:00 AM
    Looking it up, it appears that euthanasia for a llama is similar to that of a horse. And we did look up how to shoot one in order to euthanize it as...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 20, 2015, 10:38 AM
    I came home to a horrific scene yesterday evening. The seemngly big sweet male Great Pyrenees we adopted from from our local shelter had attacked...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 17, 2015, 01:56 PM
    Exactly. And this is why I am so very hesitant to lease out one of my geldings while I concentrate on another, or my daughter's pony once she's done...
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  • FatCatFarm's Avatar
    Feb. 17, 2015, 10:24 AM
    I'm the owner in such an arrangement. I recently picked up an Ironman daughter that I couldn't say no to and who will be a perfect move up mount for...
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Life long horsewoman.

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