Tag: Rabbits

  • Easter at Casalinho

    I’m pleased to report that the Easter Bunny appears to be well and living in central Portugal.   We heard rumour that he had a mysterious horned assistant this year.                     I followed their trail around the garden, a good opportunity to take the camera. Easter more »

  • A Visitor’s Perspective: Sam’s Diary (Part 1)

    This is part of a series of posts where we ask one of our volunteers or visitors to say a few words. Sam arrived at Casalinho this week and has kindly allowed us to share his online thoughts. Here, he describes how the animals assist us with our composting system. A Visitor’s Perspective: Sam’s Diary  more »

  • Our Week in Pictures: 1st September 2014

    The start of a new month and we’re wondering how the summer managed to pass so quickly! This week Jeroen has been working on replacing a friend’s roof, and here at the farm we’ve been caught up in a frenzy of harvesting and preserving our bounty. Left to right, top to bottom: 1) Yellow cherry more »

  • Our Week in Pictures: 11th August 2014

  • Tolerance

    Who would have imagined that goats could be so tolerant? Kylie and Beyonce share their morning corn ration with the rabbits.

  • The Nursery Wing!

    There’s a nasty disease that I’ve been unable to name which kills rabbits around here. Unfortunately a case of it hit here last week and we lost most of our rabbits with no warning 🙁 It was particularly upsetting as three of the adults who died were fairly new mothers with litters still tucked up more »

  • Animal Update

    Firstly, a sad lament for our last pigeon who escaped and went searching for a new mate earlier this week. I hope he finds one. Our other pigeons were taken one by one by what we think we identified as an Egyptian Mongoose about 6 weeks ago. This one survived because Jeroen caught the murdering more »