Chicken Out

May 15th, 2018

Free-roaming chickens can often be spotted scratching in the garden and plucking pesky bugs off our farm produce. We have five different types of chicken here at Babylonstoren – Boschvelders and Potch Koekoeks in the garden, as well as the Leghorns, Araucanas and Lohmann Browns that are looked after by farmer Christo.

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Oh boy, he’s here!

December 1st, 2017

Trompie and his svelte young wife Racheltjie are proud to announce the arrival of their firstborn, a dashing baby jack. The newest member of the family was born early yesterday morning in perfect health, with four hooves and two floppy ears.

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Good Morning!

May 29th, 2015

We are happy to announce the arrival of Trompie, born yesterday in our farmyard to Lulu and a caballero from Upington. Baby and mother are both well. A strapping 12 kilos, hazel eyes.

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Rice Rice Baby

April 23rd, 2015

At Babylonstoren almost anything grows.  Our guests love risotto and the artists of Babel make it so yummy. Could we grow it ourselves? Lunatically we now ...

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How To Keep Your Chicks Fit

February 17th, 2015

Ever heard of chicken gym? In the first video of our recently launched You Tube Channel, Gundula shares tips & tricks on how to keep ...

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Zapping the Buggers Organically

November 13th, 2014

We recently welcomed thousands of wingy guests on the farm! No less than three species of parasitic wasps found a new home in our vineyards ...

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Ons wil ook koop!

September 5th, 2014

Lulu the donkey has always been a trendsetter, so ever since she visited our Farm Shop,  all the farm animals want to visit too!
Our turkey, however, has ...

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Ek wil ook koop!

August 12th, 2014

A visitor mistakenly left the gate to the pen open today, and Meisiekind came in to do some shopping. After a bit of a browse she left...without breaking a thing.

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August blossoms at Babylonstoren

August 7th, 2014


 
Now is the time of the year to be doing the last of the winter pruning, and we’re sharing our experience in this ...

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