Herschel and Friends: Donkey Snack Time

Herschel and Friends: Donkey Snack Time

Herschel and Friends: Donkey Snack Time No matter where the John Donkeys are on the sanctuary property, they are always looking for a handout. They love to be fed even if it’s a very small amount. Here comes Herschel, Jules, Nestle, Kharma and Zeus –...
Callie & Mocha Share Late Afternoon Meal

Callie & Mocha Share Late Afternoon Meal

Callie & Mocha Share Late Afternoon Meal It’s been a year since we switched-up the feed grain regimen for the jennies Callie and Mocha. They were getting a common “all stock” type of feed along with some oats before that. But that old diet...
Rowdy Jules and the John Donkey Line-Up

Rowdy Jules and the John Donkey Line-Up

Rowdy Jules and the John Donkey Line-Up Five of the eight donkeys at the LGRS sanctuary are geldings. Four of the five live in a wrap-around pasture with access to the new barn on one side, and a covered loafing area on the far side. When the John Donkeys congregate...
Nestle Goes Home to Mommy

Nestle Goes Home to Mommy

Nestle Goes Home to Mommy Our precious gelding Nestle is about nine years old now and he’s been a real comfort to his mommy BonBon who’s dry-lotted and on a special diet. At feeding time, BonBon is penned so none of the Jacks push her out of the way to eat...
Hummingbird Nest In Scrub Oak

Hummingbird Nest In Scrub Oak

Hummingbird Nest In Scrub Oak Whilst in Coryell County TX on a weekend jaunt, we were fortunate enough to see a live hummingbird’s nest. We visited friends but social distancing was the order of the day so we sat on strategically placed lawn chairs, facial masks...
Ewe Priscilla uses Mare as Scratching Post

Ewe Priscilla uses Mare as Scratching Post

Ewe Priscilla uses Mare as Scratching Post Priscilla the Dorper ewe is uncommonly friendly for her kind. Many years ago she had an accident while being loaded into a livestock trailer. She smacked her front right hoof on a metal part of the trailer and lost most of...