FAR Residents

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

Mary

Mary’s Story Update | Mary’s Photo Gallery | There really is something about Mary. She is such a special and placid old lady that all of the visitors to the farm love to pat and hug her, while we tell them about cows in the dairy and meat industries. Sadly, Mary has Cushings disease. While this shouldn’t …

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Arnold

Arnold 2 year old Arnold was rescued with his mother and Grandma. He is an Angus steer that was born free and will never have to face the horrors of the meat industry. Arnold likes to play with Ferdinand and Sam, and in summer he enjoys playing by the dam so that when things get too …

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Lucy, the cutest goat

Lucy has only been in this world for a week or two, but in that short period she has experienced enormous tragedy and adventure. Soon after Lucy was born into a wild goat herd, her herd was rounded up and put onto a truck that was going to the slaughterhouse. It is common with ruminants, …

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Ferdinand

Ferdinand wandered off the street into a Brisbane area council animal control shelter when he was barely three months old. Under-fed and clearly uncared for, shelter staff immediately took to his quiet nature, love of affection and general cuteness. Over two and a half years shelter staff bravely fought off management who were trying to …

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Doris a rescued old lady

Doris

Doris has been living at the sanctuary for about 4 weeks now. She has a disability as her front legs are not straight. This places all of her weight on her knees. As she is an old girl, Doris has now also developed arthritis, which can make just walking around very painful when her two …

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Oliver

Oliver has been working in the entertainment industry. Confined to a tiny yard he was used to bear baby angora goats for display at children’s parties. When we brought Oliver to the farm he was suffering from lice, ticks, a near-fatal worm load and foot rot. Now doing much better Oliver has learnt to graze …

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