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Yes, eagles are definitely a problem. They have a 6' wingspan and can grab baby lambs.
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Posted to Thread #29534 at 6:21 pm on Apr 3, 2017
A few years ago, she got llamas, which tend to help protect them.
I wrote about the farm a while back, and looked up the detail, "180 babies were born at Ninety Farms, but between the eagles and coyotes, they've lost 50." So, at that point, they were loosing 28% of the babies to predators.
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Other messages in this thread:
- 29534. Check it out! Baby lambs frolicking in the sun. My friend owns this farm. SO cute! [NT] [LINK] - Traca - 2:47pm on 04/03/17 (7)
- Oh, how cute. I remember the baby lambs at my grandparents house used to do that - KarenNoCA - 5:38pm on 04/03/17
- Yes, eagles are definitely a problem. They have a 6' wingspan and can grab baby lambs. - Traca - 6:21pm on 04/03/17
- Oh my, do they have farm dogs? That is very interesting about the llamas. [NT] - KarenNoCA - 10:53pm on 04/03/17
- They do have dogs, but the llamas are bigger. I looked up more info. Interesting. [NT] [LINK] - Traca - 5:15am on 04/04/17
- A friend and her husband had a sheep farm and used a guard llama. He was very - Sylvia - 5:23pm on 04/04/17
- Fascinating! Thank you for this. Wow! Learning all the time....Much appreciated. [NT] - Traca - 5:23am on 04/05/17
- I love this--so sweet! We had a local farm as well with sheep and a llama. - MoNJ - 7:08pm on 05/16/17