FAR Residents

Meet some of the free-roaming animals living their natural lives at FAR

Noah

Noah was being transported for slaughter when he was five days old. He had been born at dairy farm but shortly after was being disposed of as dairy farms have no use for male calves. Farm Animal Rescue negotiated his surrender with the sale yard, along with his best friend Winston and is now in …

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Winston

Winston was being transported for slaughter when he was five days old. He had been born at dairy farm but shortly after was being disposed of as dairy farms have no use for male calves. Farm Animal Rescue negotiated his surrender with the sale yard and Winston is now in his forever home at Farm …

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Peter

One of the sanctuary broiler flock, this beautiful affectionate and huge guy has been born into an oversize body that makes his life so very hard to live. Like all sanctuary broilers all these chickens are special needs and require constant health monitoring. But they pay it back in sweetness and kindness. Peter is very …

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Kane

Kane is a large white cross who brings all of the character to the yard. Kane loves to sit and have a chat, but is also happy to bite your finger off if you go anywhere near his food. At 250 kgs he is one of the slimmer sanctuary pigs and is definitely the most …

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Joanie

Joanie arrived at sanctuary malnourished and very hungry, having been tied up without food and water for an extended period of time. She arrived with her best friend Annie who sadly died of malnutrition-related conditions not long after she arrived at sanctuary. Joanie is putting on weight well and we are expecting a full recovery. …

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Edward

Edward. Discarded and unwanted. Now safe at sanctuary. Edward is six months old.

George

George. Discarded and unwanted. Now safe at sanctuary. George is three.

Charlie

Charlie was born at sanctuary after her mother tricked us into letting her hatch an egg. She is growing into a magnificent hen and is currently 3 months old. Since the day she was born her mother has never left her side. As she gets older she tries to do things without her, but she …

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Annie injured with large wound in her back

Annie

Annie joined us at sanctuary on Saturday weighing just 34 kilos. (A healthy sheep of her age should weigh about 55 kilos). On her arrival Annie exhibited symptoms of extreme malnutrition and multiple scabbed lesions indicating either an injury or skin problem. Annie was accompanied by Joni, her closest friend in the world. They had …

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