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Four Ducks Homed

13 Jan 2019

Four of these ducks went to an amazing new home over the weekend, they now live with other ducks who photobombed this shot!! They also now live with some chickens! Three of the ducks were given up as pets a few months ago, we’ll miss the cheeky characters, they follow the volunteers around the sanctuary […]

Bertie Homed

13 Jan 2019

Bertie an Anglo Nubian goat we rescued last year, has now been homed. Bertie is now at a great home near Buxton, where he’ll live with Colin another goat, he’ll enjoy lush grassland and an amazing view of the valley! He was introduced to his new buddy and all seems well, we hope he’ll appreciate […]

Field Maintenance

10 Jan 2019

Running the sanctuary requires many different skill sets. These skills aren’t just limited to caring for the many types of animals we rescue, we need to administer the charity, fund raise and there’s also lots and lots of maintenance and repair activities to keep on top of, not least land management. This place certainly keeps […]

Mr Kune Kune Pig

16 Dec 2018

Meet, well, he’s only been with us a few hours so we are still considering a suitable name, could it be Coconut or should it be Desmond, what do you think? Anyway Mr. Kune Kune pig was found wandering around a housing estate, made his way into someones back garden and made himself at home […]

Christmas Open Day

04 Dec 2018

Thank you everyone who contributed in anyway making our Christmas Open Day a great success, raising ¬£2,800 towards our running costs, to help keep us rescuing needy animals. A massive thank you to everyone involved, the volunteers who have spent weeks planning and preparing for the day, the bakers who tirelessly baked hundreds of cakes, […]

Maisy Moo Brew

19 Nov 2018

A few years ago Marlpool Brewery launched Blind Boris, a dark mild real ale named after our very own¬†Boris Bull. This weekend Marlpool brewery launched Maisy Moo, a golden real ale, named after Boris’s girlfriend, the beautiful Maisy Moo. We popped along for a pint (for research purposes of course), however it had been so […]

Colin Moves On

19 Nov 2018

This weekend we took Colin to his new, life-long home. We originally took in Colin in August this year, he was reported to have been a stray. He wasn’t castrated, so we needed to sort that out, to get him ready for rehoming. Male pigs need to be castrated, this makes them less boisterous but […]

Duck Release

14 Nov 2018

Early yesterday morning before the rest of the world was up we did a quick duck release. This handsome boy has been with us a few weeks and really couldn’t wait to see the back of us. We can never tell a wild animal why we are putting needles in them, tube feeding them, giving […]

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