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Don't Call Her Chicken: One Woman's Major Stand For The Birds
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, chickens, turkeys, bizarre, protection, interesting )

JeanisAWA
- 97 days ago - thedodo.com
This article appeared in USA Today on November 17, 2014 By Jennifer Cording, Delmarva Media Group Correspondent Priscilla was angry and moody. Mila was gentle and sweet.
Tiger That Putin Released Into the Wild Only for It to 'Defect' to China Is Now Feasting on Chickens Over the Border
Offbeat  (tags: Endangered, china, Russia, Putin, Siberian tiger, chickens )

Scooby
- 137 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
An endangered Siberian tiger released into the wild by Vladimir Putin has attacked a hen house in northern China and eaten five chickens.
Ellie the Hen Is Rescued in Brooklyn
Offbeat  (tags: animals, chickens, rescued, protection )

Cher
- 247 days ago - all-creatures.org
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.
What Wings Are For - The Story of Ruby and Ivy
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chickens )

Cher
- 305 days ago - all-creatures.org
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
Coming Home
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chickens )

Cher
- 491 days ago - all-creatures.org
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.
Update - Hope for Hens: Help Pasado's Rescue Factory Farm Chickens
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chickens, rescue )

Cher
- 691 days ago - pasadosafehaven.org
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
- 902 days ago - all-creatures.org
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
- 1000 days ago - greenerideal.com
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
Offbeat  (tags: animals, chickens, protection, environment )

Cher
- 1031 days ago - all-creatures.org
Happy International Respect for Chickens Day!
Massive Chicken Rescue - Urgent Help Needed NOW...
Offbeat  (tags: animals, chickens, rescue, protection )

Cher
- 1078 days ago - pasadosafehaven.org
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!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chickens )

Cher
- 1118 days ago - rspca.org.uk
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 )

Simone
- 1158 days ago - all-creatures.org
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 )

Simone
- 1225 days ago - all-creatures.org
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.
Mr. Frizzle
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chickens )

Cher
- 1369 days ago - all-creatures.org
No one knows how he got there, but one day in 2007, Mr. Frizzle climbed the front steps of Kathy Mullin's home in Maryland. He was exhausted and emaciated, and his curly white feathers were all crusty and dirty.
The Bravery of An Ex-Battery Hen
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, chickens )

Cher
- 1379 days ago - unleashed.org.au
An ex battery hen has won a Braveheart Award from a veterinary clinic in the UK! Angel was struggling to lay an extra large egg when her human companion (and rescuer) Lorraine Fox noticed she had a prolapsed vent
 

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