Meet Bambi our baby deer friend, this cute little animal became part of our community at Rancho Delicioso for a while. Animal care is a daily duty at the farm, and we all loved to take care of Bambi when she comes by and is hungry for her daily milk.
Before I came to Rancho Delicioso, my boyfriend Roland and I had begun to experiment with making our own dairy products…yogurt, feta, and cream cheese. While they were great tasting, without a cow or a goat, they were actually far more expensive than to just buy the item at the store. But now I have […]
We are thrilled to announce the birth of “Estrellita” (Little Star in Spanish) yesterday morning around 5-6am! Her mother, named Cosita Buena (Little Good Thing) is now happily feeding her, and we are doubly excited because this means that after the baby has grown up, we’ll finally have some fresh goat milk for Anamaya […]
Our newest addition to the farm, is Yasmin’s horse “Canela”, which was a gift from Mary at Rainsong Wildlife Sanctuary. Canela is pregnant, and we’re looking forward to seeing her baby sometime between June and August… we’re not exactly sure when but hopefully after Deanne the veterinarian visits us in a couple of days, we’ll […]
Today we are digging the first tilapia pond, with the goal of growing many of the fish we eat at Anamaya. We will feed them kitchen scraps, and they will also eat the algae that forms in the pool. If need be, we’ll also grow or buy corn for them.
When we went to buy our first chickens to produce eggs for us, there was only one left. This poor thing was missing most of her feathers, probably from bullying by stronger ones that were crowded in the cage with her. She was so ugly and pitiful that no one wanted would buy her. […]
We have 87 chickens as I write this, in four different age categories, since they were purchased at various times. They are all females. Contrary to popular rumor, a rooster isn’t necessary for the eggs. We don’t want a male because they’re so noisy. They just don’t crow in the early morning. They crow all […]