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Ellie the Hen Is Rescued in Brooklyn
Offbeat  (tags: animals, chickens, rescued, protection )

Cher Away
- 55 days ago -
What an ordeal she must have been through. The closest live poultry mart that I know of is more than a mile away from where I found her.
Researchers Develop Concept to Fool Battery Birds Into Thinking They Are Roaming Free in a Field
Offbeat  (tags: Chickens, virtual reality, gadget, ridiculous, fields, free range )

- 97 days ago -
Virtual reality promises to change the way we communicate and give us new experiences - and could do the same for livestock, one artist has claimed.
Pizza Express Reveal ALL the Chicken They Use Is Halal - But They Don't Tell Customers Unless They Ask Staff
Offbeat  (tags: Pizza express, cruelty, killing, halal, chickens )

- 106 days ago -
Pizza Express is serving halal chicken to its unwitting customers on the quiet, with staff only telling customers about the meat if asked.
What Wings Are For - The Story of Ruby and Ivy
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chickens )

Cher Away
- 114 days ago -
Ruby was a buff Orpington hen whom we'd had since she was a chick. She lived among our main flock with her hen friends and a rooster. When Ruby was three years old, she molted her feathers early, during the summer, and she seemed a little slower
Cluck! Cluck! These Chickens Preen, Strut in Special Beauty Pageants (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: Malaysia, chickens, beauty contest, cute, video )

- 140 days ago -
Hello there! Malaysia's Ayam Serama chickens get bred for their beauty, not their meat.
Coming Home
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chickens )

Cher Away
- 299 days ago -
On Sunday, a new hen arrived and my world changed again. I am swimming languidly, luxuriously, in the warm sea of new love. I can't get her off of my mind, and I don't want to. I revel in her intelligent, sensitive gaze... her vibrance... her spunk.
Chilly Chickens Strut Their Stuff in Made-to-Measure JACKETS
Offbeat  (tags: Chickens, cold, jumpers, sweaters, chilly, Valerie, Margot, battery, hens, offbeat )

- 320 days ago -
Margot and Valerie, rescued from a battery farm, the pair had jackets made after their owners were told ex-battery hens often struggle in the cold.
Update - Hope for Hens: Help Pasado's Rescue Factory Farm Chickens
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chickens, rescue )

Cher Away
- 500 days ago -
The rescued hens are coming from a small battery cage egg farm in California. The farm, which has agreed to work with animal rescue organizations, is transitioning from cages to fulfill the legal requirements of California's Proposition 2.
Sugar Plum
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chickens, rescued )

Cher Away
- 710 days ago -
Sugar Plum is a white hen who was rescued in Greenville, SC. She was one of thousands of broiler hens being transported by truck from a factory farm. Sugar Plum fell from or flew off the truck and landed in the middle of a six-lane highway.
World's Most Abused Animal: Why the Egg Bill Isn't a Win for Hens
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cruelty, chickens, suffering, protection, environment )

Cher Away
- 808 days ago -
If the Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012 passes, the egg industry will have 18 years to comply with new federal regulations - under the watchful eye of the notoriously industry-friendly USDA - that require hens that now live their entire
Remembering My Beloved Hen 2blindy on International Respect for Chickens Day 2012
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Cher Away
- 839 days ago -
Happy International Respect for Chickens Day!
Massive Chicken Rescue - Urgent Help Needed NOW...
Offbeat  (tags: animals, chickens, rescue, protection )

Cher Away
- 886 days ago -
Pasado's Safe Haven is gearing up to rescue as many hens as we can find sanctuary for from a local egg farm containing 40,000 hens. The farm is contaminated and a major rat infestation - an estimated 10,000 - 20,000 rats.)
Over Half of Eggs From Cage-Free Hens for First Time!
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- 926 days ago -
Latest figures released by Defra show that over half of Class A eggs were laid by hens which were not cooped-up in cruel cages.
Saving Chicklit
Offbeat  (tags: chickens, live poultry market, chickens rescued, safe, bonding )

- 966 days ago -
I wanted to share a piece of good news with you. Yesterday, my husband and I were in the Bronx and walked by a live poultry market. I looked closer and saw something round and white running and trying to go under the wire gate.
A Little Bit of Chicken Love
Offbeat  (tags: feelings, emotions, bonding, friendships, chickens, caring, friends )

- 1033 days ago -
I have been asked if chickens feel. Emotions. Thoughts. Sometimes I am told whether they do or not (and when I "am" being told, it's to let me know they don't). I am unsure of the nuances and depth of chicken thought and feelings.

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