Welcome to Cranky's FARM!

Cranky's FARM is a registered charity dedicated to caring for unwanted, neglected or abused farm animals. Cranky's FARM has been operating since 2010 and we need your help to continue our work and to grow.
SPONSORSHIP IS THE BEST WAY YOU CAN HELP US CARE FOR THE CRANKY RESIDENTS. To sponsor just visit the resident's page and click the "Sponsor Me" button.

LATEST NEWS

OCTOBER OPEN DAY

You’d be bonkers to miss our Open Day at the sanctuary on October 2! Bring your family, friends, kids, grandparents, vegans, non-vegans….all are welcome and it WILL BE A GREAT…

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!!!ROOSTERS!!!

Roosters are wonderful beings.  They strut, they crow and they make fabulous companions.  Unfortunately, so many of them find themselves living in suburbia where, sadly, they are not welcomed by…

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Register To Become A Cranky Volunteer

The time has finally come where we need help to make sure all the Cranky residents are perfectly cared for! We have decided to offer volunteer positions  in the following…

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Chicky Needs Life Saving Surgery

**UPDATE** Sadly, our little Chicky Minaj was not able to wake up from her surgery.  She fought so hard, the surgery was successfully, however, she was just too tired and…

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Help Jonny get back on his feet

HELP US RAISE $10,000 TO GET JONNY BACK ON HIS FEET!   On 30 June 2022 we were alerted to the Jonny’s predicament. We were told there was a pony…

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Meet Gloria

UPDATE ON GLORIA: It is now eight weeks since Gloria’s surgery and she has finally had all the metal removed from her body.  She is walking well on her two…

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Join the Cranky Club

If you’ve not already done so subscribe to the Cranky Club Newsletter using the subscription bar at the bottom of the page. What you can expect in the newsletter: The…

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Surprise Arrivals!!!

LUCKY Lucky was born on the 16th of February 2021.  His mum Trixie was showing for a few weeks so we knew he was on the way.  We decided to…

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Book Your Visit to Cranky’s Farm

You can now book a visit to  Cranky’s FARM by hitting the Events tab at the top of the page or by clicking HERE Visits to Cranky’s FARM are informal tours…

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The year that was 2021

A brief recap of the year that was was 2021 with all it’s ups and downs. Surprise babies: On January 11 we discovered a little bundle of cutness in the…

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Latest Rescues

December 2021 Gloria – see top of page. October 2021 We found Frank, Storm and Guy (who is a girl) living as ducklings in horrible conditions with no water and…

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FIRST FUNDRAISING EVENT FOR 2022

TRIVIA NIGHT – Mt Gravatt Showgrounds – 1644 Logan Road, Mount Gravatt 4122 – 6pm to 10pm Cranky’s FARM has officially launched our first fundraising event for 2022.Tickets on sale…

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SPRING IS HERE!

Click here to watch Spring’s video

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MEET CRANKY

Cranky
"He would change our lives forever"

Cranky arrived at our property with two other dairy steers in February 2010. They had spent the first three months of their lives as part of a mobile petting zoo. Unfortunately, what people don’t realise, just like we didn’t, the lives of the cute baby animals they pat and cuddle at petting zoos are typically short lived.

THE RESIDENTS

Diego

Diego is our one and only rooster.  Despite being on 60 acres, the sanctuary is only allowed to home one rooster due to council laws. Diego was born with a defect which rendered him incapable of standing on his legs.  Both his legs would splay outwards when he would try...
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The Cranky Ducks

There are three ducks that call Cranky's FARM home, Frank, Guy (who is a girl) and Storm. These three were rescued in October 2021, from unsatisfactory conditions when there were only a few weeks old. They were found living in a tiny enclosure with no access to water in the...
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Chicky Minaj

RIP Little Chicky. Our sweet little girl passed away in August 2022 after undergoing major surgery to remove a large mass from her abdomen. Unfortunately, although she made it through surgery she never regained consciousness. This broke our hearts. PLEASE READ ON SO CHICKY'S PASSING WAS NOT COMPLETELY IN VAIN:...
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Jonny

My name is Jonny. Not that much is known about my past but at best guess I was born in 2012 and I am a miniature pony.   Unfortunately, what has lead me to now call Cranky's FARM home is not a happy tale but I am hoping that with the...
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Missy

My name is Missy and I am a very friendly goat. I originally was saved by an elderly couple who hand-raised me but as I grew older and more boisterous they had to send me to live with another family. There I was loved and cared for and I really...
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Peggy

My name is Peggy.  I was born in October 2020 and I am a Brahman heifer. Sadly, my life started on a feedlot where my mother was being fattened before being sold. I was taken and hand raised but had an accident at 6 weeks old and my leg was...
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PLEASE HELP US TO HELP THEM

We at Cranky's FARM want to help more animals. We can only do that with your support. 100% of all donations go towards the rescue and care of the animals at Cranky's FARM. Cranky's FARM is open to the public by appointment, please contact us if you wish to visit.