Petting Farm

On the right is Butters, Butters is our very first goat to the ranch. He is a true boy in all ways including the masculine smell. Spend any time in a barnyard and you’ll notice that male goats produce a characteristic “goaty smell” that repels humans, but attracts does. Through a phenomenon called the “male effect,” just the presence of a male


This is Blondie and her new calf Cookie. Cookie was born on Thanksgiving Day! This is 1 day old in this photo.

This is me! (Michelle). Playing with our miniature donkeys is always fun. This is baby Pearl who is 3 months and her momma June

Meet our cow Shanan-na, Blondy, Humpty, and our oldest goat JuJu.

Our goat is about to have a baby (a new kid to our Rayshell Family). Notice her baby belly.

This is Ethal & Ernie Rayshell Ranch’s Emus. These are super cool! Emus are the second largest bird in the world. What’s first? Why the ostrich of course! They can grow up to 2m tall. Fun Facts: They can live between ten and twenty years in the wild. They are covered in soft fluffy feathers. They have two sets of eyelids, one for blinking and the other for keeping the dustout!

Mini donkeys are known for being extremely laid back, making them perfect companions for people of all ages, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo says. They’re so calm, in fact, they’re often used as companions for nervous animals.

Our Micro Chickens also known as Serama Chickens: Good Things In Small Packages. Small but mighty, the Serama lays claim to the smallest chicken globally.

Donald, Aflac, and Squirt. Pekin ducks are one of the best breeds of ducks to raise. For this reason, they are one of the most popular ducks.

“Oh no Mommy Im scared”