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Memorial to Sandye...A Remarkable Hen
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, hens )

- 1487 days ago -
Sandye the hen passed very suddenly on Halloween morning after spending her last three years in generally good health and what we suspect were her "golden years."
Good Eggs: U.K. Charity Saves Factory Hens From Slaughter
Offbeat  (tags: Good eggs:, U.K., charity, saves, factory, hens, from, slaughter )

- 1837 days ago -
London-based photographer Ed Thompson took these remarkable portraits to draw attention to the plight of hens in factory farms in the United Kingdom. Thompson explained that once these "battery farm" hens are 18 months old, they face sudden death because
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, hens )

- 2166 days ago -
This young hen was brought in from a local hobby farm which would buy chicks by the dozen from a mail-order catalog.
Kraft Foods Buys One Million Cage-Free Eggs
Offbeat  (tags: chickens, hens, kraft food, company, purchased cage free eggs )

- 2209 days ago -
It has been years since I last had Kraft Macaroni and Cheese, but vegans can still drink the food giant's Kool-Aid. Kraft Foods produces a few of those accidentally-vegan products, such as Oreos, Ritz Crackers, Nutter Butter bites, and several flavors of
Barn Fire Kills 5,600 Hens
Offbeat  (tags: horrific suffering, halloween, hens, burned alive, deaths, factory farming )

- 2215 days ago -
Thousands of "laying" hens died an almost unimaginably horrific death when the barn that they were trapped in burned two days before Halloween. It was the first of three fires involving farmed animals in Ontario in just over a week.
Dalai Lama, Religious Leaders Speak Out Against Battery-Caged Hens
Offbeat  (tags: environment, protection, eggs, hens )

- 2277 days ago -
It's hard to miss all the commotion about salmonella-plagued eggs, between tales of woe from coworkers who had to scramble to find "safe" eggs for baking Labor Day weekend treats, and grocery store placards trying to guide customers through the
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, hens, rescued )

- 2388 days ago -
This is the story of a young "layer" hen who was injured by a rock-throwing child. She was found almost motionless by our friend and long-time supporter Steve Stehwein, who upon hearing about her and her injured state, jumped in his car and made the
Factory Farm Fire Kills 250,000 Hens
Offbeat  (tags: factory farming, horrific deaths, hens, fire, quarter of millon hens killed, cramped conditions, deplorable )

- 2436 days ago -
The overcrowded conditions at factory farms keep the prices low and the incidental death toll high. When a warehouse at Ohio Fresh Eggs Farm caught fire, over a quarter of a million hens lost their lives. The hens apparently didn't die in the fire its

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