Avian Flu – What You Need to Know

Categories: On the Farm, Pet Welfare, Resources for Pet Owners
Last week, Monroe County had its first confirmed case of Avian Flu (HPAI). It is believed that migratory birds are bringing this up as they travel back North. Here at Lollypop Farm, we are taking precautions to protect the birds in our care. This includes securing the birds (except the emus) in non-public spaces and …

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A Big Issue with Little Pigs

Categories: On the Farm
It’s not very well known, but there is a big issue with little pigs. Lollypop Farm currently has over 20 potbellied pigs, the majority of whom were admitted because they were not the “micropig” their family was expecting. Time and time again, sickly, malnourished and mistreated pigs arrive at rescue shelters, their conditions often misunderstood …

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A Day on the Farm

Categories: On the Farm, Our Community, Shelter Life
Spending time at Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester, doesn’t just mean hanging out with puppies and kittens, there’s also a farm filled with animals! I was lucky enough to get to spend a day with the devoted farm staff. Walking into Lollypop Farm this day, I didn’t know what to expect. When …

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Beautiful Bernadette – The Story of a Farm Pig

Categories: On the Farm
Meet Bernadette Francine! When this Hampshire farm pig came to Lollypop Farm in 2010 from the Erie County SPCA, she was just a 5 month old piglet. Needless to say, Bernadette has grown up! When Bernadette first arrived, our farm staff wanted to be sure that as a permanent resident of Lollypop Farm, she would …

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