Yearly Archives: 2012

November 2012

November update. It has been a very busy time. We have sadly said goodbye to a 12 month old turkey named Zach, Sophie the rabbit (after 5 years with us, she was put to sleep due to the invasiveness of her cancer). Sophie’s partner went into severe depression and the decision was made to partner…


October 2012

Update for October 2012. Jack the goat was castrated and is recovering well. 2 roosters passed away. Snowy and Casper and Sheba the rabbits passed away. 24 rabbits had their health checks and vaccinations. We are treating 1 turkey and 1 rooster for sore feet. 10 male rabbits were neutered and 10 female rabbits were…



Like Wine? and want to help Big Ears?

 http://www.goodwillwine.com.au/charities/big-ears-animal-sanctuary Like Wine? and want to help Big Ears animals at the same time? Above is the link to the Good Will Wine website where you can purchase your very own Big Ears label wine. Also above is the beautiful picture that will be showcased on your wine bottle depicting the recent farm rabbit rescue.


Bunny Brooches

Above are gorgeous home made bunny brooches. They are made to order with the proceeds going to Big Ears Animal Sanctuary to assist with the completion of the de-sexing of the remaining ex farmed rabbits. If you would like to order one of these brooches, or ask for a custom made one with a different…


Mid 2012

October is already quite busy with the arrival of Lulu the lamb. She is the daughter of Mrs Waggs, a ewe we took in knowing she might be pregnant. Unfortunately Mrs Waggs didn’t have any milk for Lulu and Jacqui had to stomach tube feed her until she learned to drink from a bottle. Four…


Early 2012

Big Ears is very busy at present with 300 new rabbits. Big Ears along with other bunny groups and supporters were able to buy out an entire meat rabbit farm that was for sale. We were able to secure all the bunnies including babies, pregnant does, bucks, 2 and 3 month old female and male…


February 2012

Thanks to sponsorship of Freyline she was spayed on Friday. Hector the guinea pig passed away after being diagnosed with a cancerous growth on the side of his face. Max the silky rooster joined the Big Ears group after he was rescued from where he had been dumped. We took in Petey the feral kitten.…


January 2012

31/1/12 Said goodbye to our beautiful Gorky the cockatoo who had beak and feather disease. Sherlock and Moriarty were vaccinated and de-sexed Took in Declan the rooster and Polly the rabbit Rehomed Bert and Ernie the goats Rehomed Blossom the pony and welcomed Piglet the pig. Rehomed Mummy and Bessie the goats, they have gone…