Operation Opal

It has always been the policy of the charity that whatever the veterinary cost, if it will improve the welfare and comfort of our goats, Buttercups will bear it.

Opal was just such a case, when a severely infected udder required a mastectomy to be removed.  The operation was costly, but thankfully successful, and she has a new lease of life and is now back to full health.  Buttercups in this instance has incurred a veterinary bill of over £2000, and we invite anyone who wishes to help support us in any small way to continue with this policy, especially if you wish to help Opal; it would be greatly appreciated!


The Hay Appeal

We estimate that the Buttercups goats each consume on average around one bale of hay every two weeks (depending on size and constitution).  When you take into consideration that the herd is currently around the 120 mark, you can understand how the number of bales required to keep our goats fed quickly gets very high, and is likely to increase further throughout the colder months.  Over recent years, the price of a bale has increased significantly, so we are therefore asking for your assistance!  For just £5, you can purchase a goat a bale of hay, and keep them happily fed for around two weeks.  The goats will be very very grateful for any help you would be willing the give.

Thank you!

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Sponsored Goat Visit

Lovely couple of hours spent relaxing amongst all the goats. The atmosphere is wonderful and you could honestly sit and watch them all day. Will happily come back with friends/family.

Trip Advisor July 2021
Best Relaxant Ever

I just love sitting, petting the very happy goats. If you are stressed it is the biggest stress reliever ever!!! Love that everything you spend money on will go towards looking after the goats. I will be visiting as often as possible.

Trip Advisor June 2023
Well Worth A Visit

Well worth a visit. Very child-friendly. Goats clearly loved and well cared for. Very hands-on experience for visitors. Helpful, cheerful staff. Had a lot of fun here.

Trip Advisor June 2023
A gentle sanctuary for goat and visitors

A lovely relaxing place. Great to see the Goats just roaming free. Plenty of willing goats looking for a gentle fuss, plus the opportunity to feed some of them if you purchase a bag of goat feed for £1. Definitely worth the visit.

Jon June 2023
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