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    Due to a recent personal experience with...

    Due to a recent personal experience with euthanasia via gunshot, I would say it didn't necessarily go wrong so much as that is just what can happen using that method. People who claim just one shot...
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    Just Wow at that first review posted. While I do...

    Just Wow at that first review posted. While I do agree with the reckless and somewhat stupid part, I do acknowledge that we all grieve in different and profound ways. I'm very pragmatic; do my...
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    What poltroon said. I ride motorcycles too and...

    What poltroon said. I ride motorcycles too and there has been a similar nonsensical argument going on that motorcycle helmets while preventing skull injuries can actually cause you to break your...
  4. Holly Armstrong of Meadow Reflections Farm is the...

    Holly Armstrong of Meadow Reflections Farm is the blonde, I do know that much.
  5. I have to say my Saddlebred x Percheron and...

    I have to say my Saddlebred x Percheron and Saddlebred x Clyde/Hackney/TB crosses (2 full brothers and a half brother) are super good guys. They do not get on the fencing; they do not generate tons...
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    I'm a lifelong Atlantan and to me, the best BBQ...

    I'm a lifelong Atlantan and to me, the best BBQ is not in Atlanta, but a little further south in the town of Jackson, at Fresh Air BBQ. No lie. Every couple of months we drive the 60 miles out...
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    I have not seen the movie and hope they left it...

    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 book is really about her getting past grieving for...
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    I've been reading (listening to via Audible) Wild...

    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 mare to put her down, I could have completely done...
  9. A lot depends on how athletic they are; height...

    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 well. Most of those however, are TB/Draft...
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    And you need to read the rest of the thread. ...

    And you need to read the rest of the thread. :rolleyes:
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    For the record, this llama was VERY docile and...

    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 confident that had he been so inclined, he could...
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    I have been frustrated by comments like these. ...

    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 livestock. While it was obviously not my first...
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    This. So many crackpot comments by people who...

    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 entire thread. For the record, llamas are really...
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    That's a great post, G. Thank you. Now that...

    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 though I don't like it. It was just a very upsetting...
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    Ah, now I understand your point. All I can say...

    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 this, we would have confined and rehomed him as not a...
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    Uhm hello? Livestock Guardian Dogs. Do you know...

    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 are intended to do their job which is to protect...
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    Did you read any of the other responses where...

    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 relocate closer to a vet who treats camelids...
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    Read my previous post please and comprehend. I...

    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 hiding as we have 17.5 acres and some of it is...
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    This place is priceless sometimes with the damned...

    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 llama after finding him mauled by the dog, many of...
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    Oh please!!! :rolleyes: Some of you are pieces of...

    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 apart that llama all over my barn area, with three...
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    Yes, I was calling the vet to euthanize as I...

    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 were doing the right thing wouldn't have hurt. ...
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    Yes it is, but before we literally pulled the...

    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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    My husband and I have both been trying to find an...

    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 have this degree of aggression and towards a large...
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    Negative, my vet is an equine practitioner but...

    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 evidently not camelids. I just wanted some help for my...
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    Thank you on both accounts. Yes we have a local...

    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 yet convinced the dog isn't still on the property...
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