In Honor of Blue – All About Sheep!

We could not be more excited at Farmaste!  In case you missed the news on Facebook, we rescued our first resident last week!  A beautiful lamb named Blue.  (You can see more of her at our Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/FarmasteAnimalSanctuary/). In honor of her arrival, I decided to devote this week’s post to sheep.  One of the …

Belated Mother’s Day Musings

Last weekend while celebrating Mother’s Day, we at Farmaste Animal Sanctuary couldn’t help but think about the lives of non-human mothers in the agricultural industry. While industry practices contribute to the suffering of all farmed animals, they unfortunately lead to particularly dreadful lives for mothers. One striking example is that of dairy cows.  As with …