We thought Blossom might have been pregnant when she arrived in November, 2017 and she indeed was. Here is Bene, born August 1st, 2018. We now have a herd of three female donkeys. Blossom is a great mother.
Here is the new crop of oryx babies. Eight confirmed, rumors of a ninth.
Friday’s visitor to the tasting room:
The new crop of oryx babies has arrived. There are 7 so far – we think there may be 1 or 2 more yet to come.
Winter scene here at the ranch – when food gets scarce, wild animals sit around more, conserving energy.
The work seems to go a little easier if you can pause and see this. It makes it all worthwhile.
I’ve posted a couple of videos to the Scimitar Hill Vineyards YouTube channel. The latest one:
Down the Road
And the earlier one:
Take a look.
Here’s a family photo. Currently 9 babies. Our 40,000 gallon rainwater tank is in the background.
Spring. Nine babies that we know of, perhaps more to come.
One of the oddest sounds you’ll hear – the oryx asking about breakfast.
Make sure your volume is turned up a bit.