Category: News

Jolan feeding calves

Calf Diary 2017

Every year our daughter’s school holds an agricultural day, where the children have to raise a farm animal and show it at school. Jolan has created a video diary about her calf Agnes. I think she’s done an awesome job with her idea, have a look and enjoy. You’ll be in for a laugh.

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Calf feeding during hail storm

Calf feeding during hail storm

Video: Our new calfies Agnes Moo, Abigail Nosy Moo and Angela Moo just arrived last weekend. Agnes has been scouring for the past two days and gets some special care.
That day we had a hail storm coming up outside.

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Shady and Rusty

Feels like Spring

Such a lovely day today, the cows have been laying in the paddocks sucking up the sunshine, the horses looked happier today even though there is still no grass to eat around and the alpaca boy were having play fight after inspecting us closely.

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A rainbow rising through the fog at our place this morning

Winter has its beauties, too

Tatjana took a lovely picture this morning and it’s too cool not to share it. Makes you appreciate nature and our lovely spot again. And another example that mornings can be very special and energizing, even though Tatjana would not agree on that one.

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Silver playing with Cheetah - sometimes not sure whether she likes it

New fluff arrivals – more rescues

We had our lovely cat Kahlua with us for about 12 years, maybe a bit less however after such a long time you lose count – it feels like forever though. You get the idea. After she passed away and we were grieving for some time, we felt the urge to fill the void.

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Gumboots are the most important piece of outfit here in winter

Autumn impressions

The weather is getting colder and wetter and other than that there are not too many news. So I decided to just publish a collection of autumn pictures. Enjoy.

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A cream coloured cat sitting in a suitcase on the bed

Rest in peace Kahlua

We’ve had to say goodbye to our beloved Kahlua yesterday :'( Our loyal companion of 12 years left us very suddenly on Wednesday afternoon.

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Janus operating the concrete mixer

Winter prep part 1

Done… busy weekend making the most of the weather… weeding, fertilizing and oversowing paddock yesterday, pouring concrete in the animal shelter today.
For years the shelter has been wet – this will hopefully make it drier and easy clean!

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Rusty and Shady nicely asking for food in the evening

Busy weekend

After the rainy weekend we got busy outside again. Saturday we weeded the paddock and sowed new grass plus added fertiliser. Sunday we got the concrete mixer out and got builders mix and cement from Waimauku Landscape supplies to pour concrete into the animal shelter.

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