Blogs

Maia’s Muddy Nap

With Lady happily in Yard 4, Maia and Rana have been checking out the yards closer to the barn. They usually don’t spend much time there (even when they have access). Now that Lady mostly uses those yards, they have renewed interest in that space. With Yards 1, 2, &…...

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The Art of Plopping a Too Heavy Trunk ?

  Morning treatment time with Rana and Maia frequently finds them sleepy. They usually eat breakfast right before treatment, so treatment occurs in the brief food coma window. On their sleepiest (or silliest) mornings, they will act like their trunks are too big and heavy to hold up. They will…...

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Lady’s Hiatus in Yard 4

  Lady is getting a bit of a break from her daily footwork. This hiatus will allow her pads to harden and give her time away from being asked to do anything. We are taking advantage of this time to provide Lady with a chance to wander around Yard 4…...

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A Garden Full of Fantastic Elephant Dung Compost

We’ve been working hard on our garden for the past few weeks. Our two rescue goats (Sally & Jorgie) usually spend some time there, but two goats are no match for the growth that comes with the rainy season. The garden was getting pretty overrun with weeds and starting to…...

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Just Her Being Maia

Lately, we’ve lovingly referred to Maia as a “bulldozer” when she’s in second gear. As we often mention, Maia has two speeds – 5% and 105%, with not much in between. We can tell the moment we see her which Maia we will get. The eyes give everything away. During…...

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Mellow Happy Rana

One recent afternoon, as Scott and Kat headed up the hill to their house for lunch, they saw Rana in the habitat. It was a hot, sunny day, and Rana was standing lazily in the sun. There was a water trough within a few steps (which means a hose and…...

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