Adopt a Cow


I'm Duncan the cow and you can adopt me!

I’m Duncan, one of the six slightly cheeky but ever-so-charming Jersey Boys – as we’re known here at Goodheart Farm Animal Sanctuary. Between you and me, I didn’t have the best start to life. I was only a few days old when I was taken from my mother and sent to be raised for meat. By the time I was rescued by Goodheart, I was very poorly indeed. But look at me now!

When people first meet me, they think I’m shy. Little do they know. I take great pride in being one of the noisiest cows at the sanctuary. I’m also more than a little partial to a good ear scratch and, of course, a bit of a fuss.

Duncan the cow

Choose a cow adoption box​

We have two adoption boxes to choose from:


Plus regular email updates from Duncan the cow throughout the year!

Suitable for 5 to 12 years.


Plus regular email updates from Duncan the cow throughout the year!

Click the button below to buy a Duncan the Cow Adoption Box as a gift. We can either deliver it to you to give in person, or directly to your recipient. There’s also the option to add a gift message to the box free of charge.

Meet our herd of curious cattle!

Enjoy these fun videos of our cattle enjoying life at Goodheart Farm Animal Sanctuary

Did you know?

Cattle are able to recognise and distinguish between familiar and unfamiliar cattle. They can also recognise human faces and respond better to humans who have treated them positively.

Cows rely on specialised microorganisms that live in their stomachs to help them digest cellulose in grass.

Some studies show that cattle react emotionally to their own success in learning, with higher heart rates and excitable movements when they carry out a learned task correctly.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I adopt a cow?​

You can adopt Duncan the rescued cow via the links above, or by clicking here to go directly through to the order form. Click here to adopt a cow as a gift.

How much does it cost to adopt a cow?

A £30 one-off payment is required to adopt a cow and your adoption lasts for 12 months. If you would like to support our animals with a regular payment, please consider a Sponsorship or a Regular Donation.

Can I visit the sanctuary and meet Duncan?

Yes! Duncan is a very friendly and sociable cow and when you adopt him you’ll make a friend for life! Head to our Visit Us page to book your visit to Goodheart Farm Animal Sanctuary and meet Duncan the cow.