Ranch Animals

Giraffes

Blue

 

I am a one year old giraffe born in April of 2020.  I am excited to have a new best friend named Google.....besties....BFF....

 

I am going to show Google the ropes here at Blue Hills and introduce him to all my animal friends. 

 

Nibbles, the mini horse, will now have to move out of the barn and into the new horse area.  He has four new friends coming in a couple of weeks.  We will still see each other and talk everyday 'cause I will be right next to him.

Google

We are excited to announce that our friends at "Zebras R Us" have entrusted us to adopt and provide for Google the baby giraffe.  He will live out his days here with Blue, our one year old giraffe.  We are excited to see Blue and Google play and grow up together and be the best of pals.  

Google's beautiful mother was a first time mom and wanted to explore the world, rather than be a mom.  The tough decision was made to pull him from his mother because the weather became cold and wet.  Google has been hand-raised by Dominique Ferraro who has become his mother for the first 6 weeks of his life.  Dominique has successfully got him to bottle feed every four hours.

 

Otters

Otto

 

I am a baby Asian small-clawed otter donated in March 2020, and I am as cute as can be! I am very patient with my sister Sweet Pea, who always demands eating first. Come and watch my swimming skills while I eat my favorite treat - fish popsicles!

Sweet Pea

 

Don't let my brother Otto tell you I am not sweet. I ALWAYS let him eat (when I'm done.) I am not such a good swimmer yet, but hey, I'm only one year old! I love to "talk" and play with shoestrings. My favorite treat is shrimp! (I have expensive taste.)

Zebras

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Thelma & Louise

We are the official "Aunts" of Blue Hills Ranch. We watch over the cattle and the baby calves, and stand guard to let the other animals know if we see any possible trouble. We are a little shy but getting better at letting you see us.  

 

We are wild zebras and came to Blue Hills Ranch in September of 2019.

  

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Marty​

I was born Fall of 2020. I help my mom and aunt watch over the cattle and the baby calves, and I love to run and play.​

  

Mini Horse

Nibbles

I am the one and only mini horse on the ranch, and I grew up with my brother Blue the giraffe.  I am now going to be the lead horse out here and I need to show the new horses how we do it here.  We are excited to soon start offering horseback riding tours of the property. 

I am a bit of a nibbler; hence, my name. The world is so new to me and I want to taste it all.

Mini Donkeys

Bonnie

 

I got my name because I escaped the first night I was at Blue Hills Ranch. I wandered down to the neighbor's and hung out with the goats for a couple of days. Not much scares me, and I even go hang out with the giraffes from time to time.

Ross

I was born in April of 2021 and am curious about everything in the world. I hang out with the cows and zebras all day. If you see me, say hi! I am very curious and and love meeting new people!

Clyde

 

I am proud to call Bonnie my wife; I follow her everywhere. I am protective of my family, and I also watch over the cows and zebras. My favorite snacks are apples and carrots.  I am not much of a swimmer, but I love to just stand near the lake and watch.

Monica

 

I was born in the Spring of 2020. I love my treats and hanging out with my cow friends! If you see me, I'd love to say hi!!

Kangaroo

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Irwin

I am the newest baby at Blue Hills Ranch, and I still drink from a bottle every 4 hours! I live inside the farmhouse right now until I am a bit older and can go outside with my other ranch friends. I came to Blue Hills Ranch at just 6 weeks old.

I enjoy munching on grass and taking naps on the couch! 

  

Mini Scottish Highlander

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McGregor​

I am one of the baby's here at Blue Hills Ranch! I like to run and play with all of my friends. I love meeting new people and all the new animals here at the ranch. If you see me come say hi!

  

Bison

Tonkawa

I am one of the new babies here at Blue Hills Ranch!  I was named after Tonkawa Falls in Crawford, TX. I love to run around with my kangaroo friend Irwin. I am new to the world and like meeting new people. If you see me, come say hello!

Mini Pigs

Luke & Leia

We are named after the Star Wars characters and we are definitely the prince and princess of the ranch! We love to cuddle and meet new people.

Our favorite snack is pretty much anything, especially if you bring donuts.

 

 

Peter

Captain Hook

Tinker Bell

We are the newest members of the Blue Hills Ranch family! We love to run and play with all our new friends, and especially love meeting visitors! Come say hi to us!

Saint Bernard

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Geneva

I am the very first animal here at Blue Hills Ranch.  I grew up in California before moving to Texas.  I am a city girl coming to the country.  I am the mom to all the animals that live in and around the house.  

King Charles

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Lilly

I was named after Lilly Muster from the TV show.  I was born in Texas, but grew up in California.  I am for sure the Princess of the ranch.  I love my walks, to find bugs and frogs, and to nap anywhere I want.  Geneva is my big sister and we have grown up together since I was a baby.  She's my favorite here.

Emus

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Mark and Lisa​

We were donated in March of 2021 and we patrol the fence line.  We will see you before you see us, but please no honking at us.

 

 

Deer

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Axis Deer

There are about 40 of us at Blue Hills Ranch. Our favorite game is hide and seek. If you see us, we will go hide again, because you are always "it".

We are the prettiest deer out there because of our unique white spots.  

 

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Blackbuck

 

Cows

Jamie​

I am a special little brownish-red girl cow that was donated to the ranch in October 2020.  I am blind and needed a good forever home.  I was named after a special little boy named Corbin "James" who is our favorite visitor here. 

 

My mom is my guide to the world and is very protective of me.  I am still learning all the new sounds and smells of the different animals.

British White Cows

We British White Cows are nicknamed the "Mickey Mouse Cow" because of our black ears and noses. Our herd continues to grow! This year we had 11 calves born, bringing our total to 24.

 

**These cows are pets and will not be used for beef production.