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The Importance of Mentors

The Importance of Mentors!

By John Fant, Howling Moon Farm

You may not think this is important, but to a newcomer into the llama industry, it is!

My wife and I started a few years back talking about buying a llama to guard our hair sheep. We watch them go through the stockyard off and on. We never really were trying to learn anything about them. We just lis-tened to what the owners that were selling the llamas would say. (We all know this—the quick-sale pitch!) At that time, that is all we knew about llamas. Oh yeah, that they spit! We actually watched the livestock handlers at a local auction get spit on! Read more ... (385 kb)