Support the Retreat

Just like us, our animals like to eat every day. With over 135 mouths to feed, the grocery bill can really add up.

We feed our animals a variety of hay, Timothy, Orchard, Alfalfa, Teff, Bermuda and pellets. We also offer supplements on a daily basis plus fresh sprouted barley grown hydroponically on-site.

  • Give $10 and you will feed one of our birds for a week.

  • Give $25 and you will feed one of our alpacas or a goat for a week.

  • Give $50 and you will feed one of our horses or a zebra for a week.

  • Give $75 and you will feed a camel for a week.

  • Give $100 and you will feed our bison “Cheyenne” for a week.

Feed is not the only expense the Retreat incurs for the animals. Veterinary costs add up quickly.
Simple on-site visit: $150
Wellness Check-up: $150
On-site visit, exam, diagnostic, remedy: $500
X-Rays – CTScan: $100-1000
Most notable surgeries:
Stardust had a castration surgery for $2,000 in 2017
Anna-Maria had an extensive dental surgery for $4900 in 2017
Flicka had colon surgery in 2018 for $11,500.
On average we spend $2000/month in medical care.

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