Tag Archives: LGD

More Losses…..

    We have had more losses here at the ranch.  Our Livestock Guardian Dog pack was older and being giant breeds their lifespan isn’t as long as the border collies.  Still these dogs have guarded our goats, sheep, llamas,… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Kizy, a LGD, Livestock Guardian Dog

    Kizy ( ?- July 15, 2016)   We got Kizy, our Great Pyr, in 2009 while out in Colorado.  She was $50 off a Craig list ad.  We were her third and final home.  She has been a… Continue reading ⟩⟩

A lot of passings…..

I haven’t wrote for a while as there has been so many passings happening here on Alba Ranch that it feels overwhelming.  I know that loss is part of life and particularly of ranch and livestock life, but sometimes things… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Sad Hard Day on the Ranch

I am writing this post in the aftermath of this weeks hard sad decisions that had to be made.  Many folks have a romanticized idea of homesteading, ranching, farming, living in the country ect.  It is great but it is… Continue reading ⟩⟩

The Day After….

Today is the Day After my Birthday.  We are recovering from eating and cooking all sorts of things yesterday.  The Llama ladies seem to be settling in nicely and mostly getting along with the Live Stock Guardian dogs. Glenda has… Continue reading ⟩⟩