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This Barn has a Secret!

  Inside this barn, there is a 12’x12’ room in a loft. A room about the size of a bedroom, really, but with 30 beds, grow beds! It’s a food production room, the likes of which, you will not see … Continue reading

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Barley Fodder Grow Trays Now For Sale!

One of our many mantras we live by at Paca Pride Guest Ranch is that our definition of success comes from positioning others to become successful.  On that front we want others to succeed as much as we have with … Continue reading

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Dirt! Of Sand, Ag Lime, and Diatomaceous Earth (and adding dirt to fodder mats!)

Alpacas are native to the Altiplano region of South America.  That’s a high desert region with sparse vegetation. In fact they are most adapted to such conditions.  So, when we were planning our homestead permaculture to incorporate them as our … Continue reading

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Barley Fodder: From Trials to Production

We have some really happy alpacas and llamas at Paca Pride Guest Ranch with the ramping up of our production system for growing barley fodder mats for their winter diet. Even the chickens are enjoying pecking around for the rogue … Continue reading

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Paca Pride Gets “Shear” Press Coverage!

The alpacas are all excited with the recent media coverage they received during shearing.  The hoards of crowds, and even a tour bus or two that arrived for viewing, enjoyed the pastoral scene with the vista views and the action … Continue reading

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Barley Fodder Sprouting Trials continued: New Flood and Drain Tray System Installed

To get a bit of background behind this project, read our previous blog entry entitled “From Seed to Feed”. In our Phase One Trials, we were performing a “proof of concept” with using barley grain seed and seedling propagation trays … Continue reading

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2012 Shearing Dates Announced!

We will be shearing our herd of alpacas over the course of 2 days this year starting Saturday, June 30th and Sunday July 1st. The general start time will be 10am and usually proceeds until around 5pm or until the … Continue reading

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