A day in the life of Luna


After a couple of days of  fairly miserable weather I thought I may give you an update as to how our little Luna is doing. With the onset of the weather I was fairly tempted to wrap her up in a scarf and beanie, but was assured that she would be just fine, and I am … Continue reading A day in the life of Luna

For the Love of Luna


Born with the moon in aries and named after the flower she was born next to, our little foal is bound to have us bouncing about as much as she will once she has found her feet. We have been awaiting her arrival with much anticipation and trepidation as her mom Cleo's previous gestation had many complications … Continue reading For the Love of Luna

My Blind Nemesis..


CAPE MOLE RAT / CAPE GOLDEN MOLE This little critter will be the beginning of the end of my sanity! Now, I am not entirely sure if we are being pestered with the Cape Golden Mole or the Cape Mole Rat, as it has been unwilling to meet face to face, even when the boerboel tried to … Continue reading My Blind Nemesis..

Berrylicious Goose


Now according to Wiki and other sources there is a list of plants known as Gooseberry. They fall under the genus RIBES and also include currants… Jeez lets stop there for now and get to know the berrylicious Gooseberry we are familiar with on our farm, the Cape Gooseberry. The fruit which resembles a small … Continue reading Berrylicious Goose

Say ALOE to VERA my CACTI friend so SUCCULENT oozing AGAVE


When it comes to Aloe, Agave, Cacti and most Succulents, make no mistake size is not the decider, the little guys can be as tough as the big guys. Here on our farm in the Eastern Cape we have an extensive variety and distinguishing between them without some botanical no how can leave your pink … Continue reading Say ALOE to VERA my CACTI friend so SUCCULENT oozing AGAVE

Boer Goats Dewormer Tonic


All of the herbs help expel the worms in some way, Cloves are anthelmintic, coccidiostatic, and help firm up stool Anise makes it more palatable (especially for dogs) and is antiparasitic Black walnut hull powder is a strong anthelmintic Cayenne supplies vitamin C and expels worms with the capsaicin. Cinnamon is coccidiostatic and antidiarrheal Garlic … Continue reading Boer Goats Dewormer Tonic

Raw egg and dogs


Can't help myself #bosswasout #bullterrier #shame #guilt #bullies #hadfun #eggs #6 survived #eggsfordinner A post shared by Chris Jay (@streetdawglife) on Mar 30, 2017 at 4:37am PDT Almost a complete food source for dogs, the egg. The egg is also a great source of protein; it helps build muscle, strengthen the hair, and repair tissue. … Continue reading Raw egg and dogs