We have been collecting miniatures for seven years. We desired to share our farm with animals that would require smaller housing and less feed, but they had to be big on personality, well-socialized, and friendly.

We have been collecting miniatures for five years. We desired to share our farm with animals that would require smaller housing and less feed, but they had to be big on personality, well-socialized, and friendly.

Our selections brought us to narrow down our searches where we now focus on the following miniature breed animals.

Find out more about our animal family below.

We are one of four AMPA American Mini Pig Association registered Canadian breeders.

You can follow our breeding plans here: www.canadianminipigs.ca.

Mini pigs are extremely intelligent and can make great pets for the right family. They are clean and very trainable animals. You will never hear us use terminology like teacup pigs or micro-pigs, as they simply do not exist.

Miniature pigs are easy to love and will love you back! They are hypoallergenic, which makes them great pets for people with allergies.

  • Average lifespan 15 years
  • Miniature pigs do not have a body odor like most animals
  • They have been tested and found to be as smart as a 3 to 5 year old child!
  • Miniature Pigs are the third smartest animal, alongside dolphins and chimpanzies
  • Miniature Pigs learn from watching one another and also watching humans

The Babydoll is a small heritage breed of now rare sheep. They are a wonderful little sheep with fine wool like cashmere. They are peaceful, curious, intelligent, and like to
interact with each other and “their people”.

  • Average lifespan between 12-16 years
  • Their wool is one of the finest wools of all the British breeds
  • The original “Southdown” was brought to North America from England
  • They are an ancient breed and not as prone to many of the problems associated with modern breeds

Read more about them here.

Cows are herd animals and thrive best in groups, much like families and close groups of friends. Our miniature cows are smaller versions of large cow breeds including the White Park, Scotch Highland and…….(what is Twister?)

  • Average lifespan between 18-22 years
  • Average miniature cows weigh between 500 to 700 lbs. (compared to regular full size
    cows which can weight between 1,600 to 2,400 lbs.)
  • Miniature cattle consume 2% to 4% of their body weight in food per day

Miniature donkeys are a specific kind of Mediterranean donkey. As their name suggests, they’re much smaller than regular donkeys (about half their size!). They are friendly, loyal, intelligent animals who will form attachments to their caregivers just like dogs and cats.

  • Average lifespan between 25-35 years
  • Also knows as dwarf donkeys
  • Donkeys have one of the longest gestations (pregnancies) in the world; their pregnancy can last anywhere from 10 to 14 months!

We have Silkies and Cochins as part of our Bantam lineup.

We also have a number of other full size birds that lay an assortment of colourful eggs. Most of our birds free range and enjoy foraging for bugs, seeds, or other culinary delights.

These tiny creatures are cute, cuddly, active, and full of bold personalities. Netherland dwarfs have a higher level of intelligence compared to other breeds which makes them easy to litter train. They can also recognize simple commands.

  • Average lifespan between 10-12 years
  • Like all rabbits, Netherland Dwarf rabbits have teeth that grow continuously
  • One of the smallest domestic rabbit breeds, Netherland Dwarf rabbits weigh between 1.1 and 2.5 lbs.
  • Generally, female rabbits are slightly larger than male rabbits

Easy-going, sweet, and friendly, the Holland Lop will win you over with its wonderful personality. They thrive on attention and are friendly and good-natured. Lop-eared rabbits are easily recognizable due to their large, floppy ears.

  • Average lifespan between 7-10 years
  • Typical adults weigh only 2-4 lbs.
  • Holland Lop is a miniaturized version of the French Lop

The Toulouse goose is a domesticated goose that was named for the French city of Toulouse where it originated from.

They are generally calm, quiet and slow moving. They don’t like to be startled or rushed. They have a very trusting nature – a trait that makes them popular as pets.

  • Average lifespan between 20-25 years
  • World record for the oldest Toulouse Goose was 50 years!
  • A female is called a “goose”, while a male is called a “gander”
  • An adult domestic goose can weigh anywhere from 15-25 lbs.
  • A goose poops about once every 12 minutes
  • Domestic geese can’t fly due to being bred for a more upright stance and heavier
    body weight