Tag: animals

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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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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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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Spotty managed to get some gluten free pizza

And who else loves pizza

As summer really turned into summer, we decided that it was time for another paddock pick-nick. So we grabbed the pizza, the wine and the kids and went down to the pond in the valley.
Not long until we had nosy visitors that were very interested in the pizza.

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Jolan and our pet Hedgehog "Hog"

Our new pet

The kids adore him and he is not scared but is growing well. He is the only one left our of three that we found originally. But he’s growing strong and eats well – and very loudly so. The kids feed him and look after him and are cleaning his cage regularly.

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WeekendEnd

Just wanting to share an image from the end of a lovely and productive weekend. Shady’s seem to have caught fire.

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