Cupcake, Bruce and Buddy arrived wensday 16th may at around 13kg each from Kirsty whom had cared for them till we had enough room to take them. They got mange in care, the 8th case we have heard about over this summer, with in care animals. We think it’s meat eating birds (bodies of manged
Little Winniecame to us on saturday 28th April with his buddy Polly both very well cared for and just absolute buddies. She’s just 2.7 kg so still in his mum’s pouch and she is now just getting used to her new box and new mum and dad to care for her. Not so shy after
Little Polly came to us on saturday 28th April with her buddy Winnie both very well cared for and just absolute buddies. She’s just 3.5 kg so starting to get out of mum’s pouch and she is now just getting used to her new box and new mum and dad to care for her.
Little wombat’s mum was hit by a car on Anzac day and luckly someone came by and rescued this lovely little joey from her pouch. She’s a sweet little girl and were just sorting a name for her. She’s a very slow drinker of her bottle, taking lots of time so getting lots of cuddles.
2013 Soft release pen 1500 sqm … This is a fenced pen on the side of the ridge near our house. We have no domestic animals, so it’s a very quiet place. Our front veranda and ‘lawns’ are often covered in roo or wallaby poo and from every window you can catch sight of the
Ryan & Missy, eastern grey joeys at about 6 kg each, arrived at Rocklily. They seemed so small to be left out in our pen! The local house mob had joeys at foot at the same size. After a number of weeks Ryan & Missy were quite at home in their pen, having found a
Rocklily was a sheep then cattle property in steep hill country that had been cleared in the late 1800s. When we purchased Rocklily in 2002 it had been 8 years in drought, and still a bit of green pick and water in the spring-fed dams. We took a pass on the pallet of superphosphate offered
It’s been very busy here at Rocklily. There are now 15 wombats in care that fill our days! Warwick’s been away singing in New Zealand for 19 days with The Spooky Men’s Chorale, it’s something he needs to do while he can. Grass cutting is a huge undertaking here, because we need to get enough
Feb has seen the start of a new release pen, further through from us at Denis and Dave’s place. We had our UK friends Brian and Jannette plus Denis, Dave and Warwick get the bulk of the job done. Great spot near a dam on a grassy slope under some trees. Wally and Trevor will
January will be remembered for the bushfire that got close! With the fire heading our way, and wind change expected to bring it to us on Wed-Thur, we had a final tidy up and clear and got ready for the fire. We have a bushfire plan and we were staying and defending. We have a