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1 week ago

Done.

1 week ago

It accepted my name and email Kate. So not US only.

1 week ago

https://www.change.org/p/ende-der-ferkelkastration For an end to (unsedated) piglet castration! Concentration camps about here and everywhere there are factory farms.

1 week ago

Signed.

1 week ago

I agree completely with your emojis, Jan.

https://awionline.org/compassion-index#/243

Urge USDA to Stop the Neglect and Abuse of Birds at Slaughter

It does not say US only so I will not put that.

1 week ago

Signed.

1 week ago

The frogs' legs eaters ---------

1 week ago

I signed what I had not. I wanted to sign the FAADA one but they want me to be European for from the UK. I thought of lying but I am not really good at that. (I just hada flock of wild turkeys outside and I didn't even know until I saw them flying off because my darn cat chased them away. At least they did get away. (bad cat!)

https://www.change.org/p/brock-urge-fema-to-save-millions-of-farm-animals

1 week ago

Done.

World Animal Protection
1 week ago

Hurricane Florence : Millions left behind to die

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It’s now been over several weeks since Hurricane Florence struck, and while life carries on for most, few realize the just how high the death toll has been, and the animal lives that have perished.
A staggering 3.4 million chickens and turkeys have been confirmed dead, as well as over five thousand pigs. And the number is only expected to rise.
These “assets,” as which they had later been described, were left behind to die.
These frightened animals fought for their lives. Some of the pigs managed to swim and escape, but many more weren’t as lucky. These young pigs never had the opportunity to exercise or even go outside, so many drowned or died from exhaustion.
It's hard to imagine the terror they felt in the last moments of their little lives.
This mass tragedy shows the darkest side of factory farming, and in the wake of this silent tragedy, World Animal Protection demands an end to factory farming.
Through advocating with governments and putting pressure on pork producers and supermarkets, together we can move the world to implement changes to end the suffering of millions of pigs, and put an end to factory farming once and for all.

1 week ago

Australia
Kind people in 176 different countries are helping to get animals off ships
Add your name:

https://secure.animalsaustralia.org/take_action/live-export-shipboard-cruelty/

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France.

We demand maximum and much higher penalties than the Prosecutor's submissions, especially for the perpetrators of animal abuse and torture in slaughterhouses !

Please sign and confirm email:
https://www.mesopinions.com/petition/animaux/abattoirs-horreur-honte-maltraitance-animaux-delit/49957

1 week ago

Thank you dear Kate! Also for the comments! You are right: it depends what kind of people surround us.....

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PETITION! Cage Farming Is a Nightmare That We Can End!

 
Animae - 4 hours ago - faada.endthecageage.eu

Caged farming is cruel, unnecessary & has no place in Europe. Join the movement to ban cages today.
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Animae - 7 hours ago - change.org
The terrible practice of confining chickens in cages, considered one of the worst causes of animal suffering, unfortunately is still very common in Brazil.
1 week ago

I guess we should include frogs and others who one does not normally think of.

Today is national World Day for Farmed Animals. Since 1983, the annual observance of this day (Gandhi's birthday) has been offering people the opportunity to memorialize and mourn the billions of innocent lives that are brutally slaughtered. It is an opportunity to ask family, friends and neighbors to think about their food choices, as they have a dire impact on innocent lives.

 

Part of World Day for Farmed Animals is our annual Fast Against Slaughter which occurs on the same day. We understand that not everyone has the means or ability to join us in this one-day fast to help promote conversations, but there are other ways in which you can help. It is not too late to join the fast today; we ask that you make a sign and take a photo of yourself holding it (example above) and share them on social media using #FastAgainstSlaughter

One of the most important things you can do today is to share with people you know the experiences you've had with farmed animals. If you are sharing your experience on social media, you can use #WDFA and #DayForAnimals. Explain why this day is important to you; our abuses page can be helpful in educating others. We have several "Dream/Reality" memes on our resources page if you would like to include them with your story. 

Another thing you can do is share recent news articles about the horrific news from North Carolina where the death toll has recently exceeded 4 million. These innocent animals were abandoned and left to drown. Some articles you can share can be found here and here

If you have any questions, please let us know. We are grateful that you continue to stand with us to help bring about a more caring world. 

Thank you for your compassion and dedication to helping animals!

1 week ago

I have not been able to drive my car for days now and since I only really see people in stores or at appts. I have not seen anyone except for one short  conversation on the road and I have to say that it does not bother me in the least. If I could live around vegans/animal activists, etc. I would be fine but I do not miss people even though it has only been since Thursday.

1 week ago

I confess I had not thought about the frogs as being "farmed" but of course that is what they would do. I have thought about the fact that like sharks.elephants, and rhinos only a part of their bodies are used. IT is disgusting and that this happens. Ther selfisness of people who would kill animals for a fraction of their bodies makes me so angry-and they call themselves civilized-def.-haivng an advanced humane culture, society... (I just looked it up to see exactly what the definiton is.)

1 week ago

I now read an article (in german) that SUISSE imports 150 tons of living frogs a year for restaurants. They only use the frogs' legas, the rest of the body is waste...

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Quote:

"In der Schweiz sind alle einheimischen Frösche geschützt, der Import von lebenden Fröschen zum Verzehr oder von Froschschenkeln ist aber legal. Jedes Jahr werden gemäss der Statistik der Eidgenössischen Zollverwaltung etwa 150 Tonnen Froschschenkel in die Schweiz importiert, entweder als verarbeitete Froschschenkel oder auch als lebende Frösche, die in der Schweiz geschlachtet

werden. Dies entspricht 7,5 bis 10 Millionen Tieren pro Jahr, alleine für die Schweiz! Vom ganzen Frosch werden nur die hinteren Schenkel abgeschnitten und gegessen. Der Rest (etwa 80 Prozent) ist Abfall. Für eine kleine Speise müssen sechs Tiere getötet werden."

https://www.parlament.ch/de/ratsbetrieb/suche-curia-vista/geschaeft?AffairId=20094290

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https://www.google.com/search?q=froschschenkel%20kaufen

1 week ago

It is horrible Jan!! I never knew such farms exist!

I couldn't find the animal activist topic to post info below, the one that you have opened Jan. Can you post the link please?

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58 Activists Charged With Felonies For Rescuing Dying Hens

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Yesterday, I was arrested alongside 57 other DxE activists and charged with felony burglary and felony conspiracy for providing medical care to sick and dying animals. 

We walked into a massive organic, “free range” chicken farm that supplies Amazon and found countless birds who were collapsed in their own feces and urine, unable to stand to reach food and water. Other birds were in respiratory distress and had broken wings. We set up a medical center to give immediate care to the suffering birds. Before this action, we repeatedly asked Amazon to show consumers the truth, and we’ve called upon law enforcement to address this criminal animal cruelty. Once again, we were left to take action ourselves. 

Yesterday, we carried six chickens out of that farm. Five of them were confiscated and killed by law enforcement. The remaining one, Rose, is safe at a sanctuary, receiving urgent medical care. Seven of our activists remain in jail, including DxE’s co-founder Wayne Hsiung, who is fasting in solidarity with the animals. With your support, we can ensure that acts of violence on behalf of the government, such as killing innocent chickens and arresting compassionate activists, will not go unchallenged. We are working to establish the right to rescue and to expand our investigatory network.

With mounting legal fees and Rose potentially needing surgery and a wheelchair, we need your help more than ever. The industry may be fighting back, but we will promise to fight even harder to bring light into the darkness.

1 week ago

I saw that video too Monika.

Info
2 weeks ago

Petitions signed! Thank you dear Marilyn, Kate, Shanta, Christeen and Jan

Have you ever seen a frog farm? I haven't, it is disgusting! The poor frogs are meant to end up in restaurants to be eaten as a delicacy...

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Video: frog farm

https://www.facebook.com/goodgad/videos/10155742864342694/UzpfSTEzODg3ODQzMzY6MTAyMTcwMzY2MTYyMTI3NzY/

2 weeks ago

Meat eaters beware. Your time will come.

2 weeks ago

I signed that one this morning. Thank you.

https://www.change.org/p/drharshvardhan-end-cruelty-to-4-6-crore-battery-caged-hens-in-india

How are you doing , Shanta?

2 weeks ago

All done.  Thank you Kate and Marilyn 

2 weeks ago

https://www.mesopinions.com/petition/animaux/halte-aux-abattages-massifs-excessifs-belgique/49862Stop the hastily, massive, excessive slaughter for sanitary reasons in Belgium and elsewhere! To confirm

2 weeks ago

All are signed and shared.

2 weeks ago

Signed.

2 weeks ago

Signed.

2 weeks ago

Signed. Thank you Marilyn

2 weeks ago

Signed.

3 weeks ago

All done. Thank you all

3 weeks ago

Signed.

3 weeks ago

I singed the PETA one. I thought I had done it alraecy but not so.I thought those were little laughing emojos,Monika, which seemed odd so I figure they must be the sobbing ones.

https://www.directactioneverywhere.com/wf-lawsuit?source=global-email&campaign=Whole-Foods-Lawsuit I was not thrilled with Whole Foods before but when Amazon bought them I was just disgusted. Fortunately there is not as single one in the state of Vermont-I wouldn't go anyway.

3 weeks ago

Done dear Monika and Kate thank you

3 weeks ago

Done.

3 weeks ago

Good news for pigs. Thanks Marilyn.

https://www.tierschutzbuero.de/schweinehochhaus-schliessen/ Close the 6 floors high Pig tower in Maasdorf (Saxony-Anhalt) where hundreds of sows are kept giving birth to thousands of piglets each year! 

3 weeks ago

Up to date

1 month ago

 Done

1 month ago

https://www.tierschutzbuero.de/bonner-hochschulen-schweinehochhaus/- Success Bonn universities leave cooperation with pig operators 

Science and research are important commodities that can advance us as a society and bring progress for the welfare of the animals. However, especially in the field of agronomy, much of the effort is focused on improving the efficiency of the industry, which is responsible for much of the animal's suffering: factory farming. Every year, many research projects are initiated, in which scientific institutions, above all colleges and their institutes, work together with companies from the livestock industry with the aid of state funds, for example. Even if this fact itself is to be questioned, it gets even worse when research funds go to torture companies

1 month ago

Signed.

1 month ago

When I saw the Botswana one was posted I knew this one would be here too. Thanks Marilyn.

1 month ago

-Support technology to make Slaughter Houses Obsolete

Done, thank you Kate

Sau the link you posted isn't valid!!!

1 month ago

Done.

1 month ago

The petition did not open.

That is so true Marilyn. We live in a very human centric world and it pisses me off.to no endl.

https://www.dierenrecht.nl/kalvervloerenIn the Netherlands, 1.5 million calves are fattened and slaughtered annually. Locked up, barren floors during their miserable short lives, changes are needed! First, last name, email address (skip tel.nr)

1 month ago

Both done. Thank you Sau and Kate. 

Marilyn , I told you I had received several requests asking me not to share the " grotesque " pictures and videos. I advised them very politely to block me

1 month ago

Last link doesn't work.

1 month ago

http://www.change.org/p/people-for-the-ethical-treatment-of-animals-peta-no-más-violaciones-a-cerdos-vacas-y-otros-animales-de-ganado ( END THE RAPING OF COWS, PIGS AND OTHER LIVESTOCK FOR THE SAKE OF PRODUCING MILK AND MEAT )

1 month ago

Up to date!

Kate,there are so many people who aren't interested in what we do!!

Just 2 days ago I received a video returned to me because "sent by mistake"!!

I don't understand people who turn their backs on animals!!

1 month ago

Although not technically a factory famring story Esther is considered a food animal so this was the most appropriate place I could think of. Animals all suffer the same but sadl humans feel the need tpo categorize them.

https://www.mnn.com/family/pets/stories/esther-wonder-pig-cancer?utm_source=Weekly+Newsletter&utm_campaign=63f49d006b-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_WED912_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fcbff2e256-63f49d006b-40350949Esther the Wonder pig posing with her dads, Derek Walter and Steve Jenkins.

She loves her dads!

1 month ago

And thanks to all of you.

1 month ago

Done.  Thank you Kate 

1 month ago

All signed! Thank you dear all!

1 month ago

up to date

1 month ago

Yes indeed Kate.

1 month ago

I signed the FOE one.

https://ladyfreethinker.org/book-fight-change-cruel-chicken-industry-picked-major-publisher/ Let's hope the right people read it meaning those who eat animals.

1 month ago

Up to date.

1 month ago

Done. Thank you Marilyn

1 month ago

tyson-foods-stop-animal-abuse-at-world-s-largest-chicken-producer-

Tyson is the largest poultry producer in the U.S. and one of the most notorious animal-abusing companies in history. In response to overwhelming consumer demand to end needless torture of chickens, dozens of major food companies—including Subway, Burger King, Starbucks, Compass Group, Aramark, Sodexo, and Chipotle—have committed to improving their animal welfare standards to help prevent needless suffering. Tyson, however, continues to support horrific animal abuse by failing to adopt the same meaningful animal welfare standards. Tell Tyson it’s time to stop torturing chickens!

1 month ago

Signed.

1 month ago

Signed .Thank you Marilyn 

1 month ago

https://action.foe.org/page/6718/action/1?locale=en-US

Factory farming pollutes water and contributes to climate chaos. Pesticides poison people and are leading to the decline of bees and monarch butterflies. And yet Aramark, Sodexo, and Compass Group are lining the pockets of “Big Food” corporations like Tyson, which produce pesticide-intensive, GMO-fed, factory-farmed meat.

If food service companies shifted to serving food that is good for people and the planet, it would make a huge impact. But we need your help to urge them to act!

Sign the petition: It’s time for food service companies to choose Real Food, not Big Food.

1 month ago

Up to date - amazingly!!

1 month ago

Up to date on this thread

1 month ago

Done.

1 month ago

Up to date.

1 month ago

Up to date . Thank you Marilyn and Monika

Protest email
1 month ago

Please oppose the dangerous King Amendment !

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To: paul.Johnson@mail.house.gov; emily.mace@mail.house.gov; ted.verrill@mail.house.gov; evan.lee@mail.house.gov; tracey.chow@mail.house.gov; alex.briggs@mail.house.gov; Rebekah.solem@mail.house.gov,


Subject: Please oppose the dangerous King Amendment !
 

Dear Farm Bill House Conference Members, 

dear Representatives,

dear Legislative Assistants: 


I want to ask you to please oppose the infamous King Amendment, the Protect Interstate Commerce Act, H.R. 4879! 

This amendment wants to eradicate necessary Existing State Animal Welfare, Environmental Protection and Consumer Protection Laws! 

Which means an historic low in protecting animals, wildlife and people!

http://animal.law.harvard.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/HLS-PICA-Index-of-Laws.pdf

Please don't let this happen, we have to fight against this man, King, who even is in favor of barbaric dog fighting! He tried this before! 

Thank you, 

sincerely:  

Animal Aid Info
1 month ago

Agree with you Kate!

Shanta, I don't know if she is healthy, probably yes, she is still young. But as we all know a vegetarian/vegan life style is much healthier than eating meat!

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Victories for animals!

Rescued broiler chickens

I’m delighted to share exciting news with you today. In the last couple of weeks we have made significant progress on our campaigns.

Just last week, City of York Council rejected a planning application to create an intensive chicken farm in the village of Rufforth. We ran a vigorous campaign against the plans and over 5,000 of you objected to them via our website. In addition, Animal Aid staff took our campaign to the streets, gathered numerous objection letters to hand in to the council, and gave a talk to local residents.

In the previous week, we also reached the 100,000 signature milestone on our petition calling for an independent body to regulate race horse welfare and take action to end race horse deaths. As a result, this issue is now being considered for a debate in parliament.

1 month ago

I completely get what everyone is saying. If I had been there, Jan, I too would have wanted to smack her. Welsh lamb is no different than lamb served anywhere else in that an animal has been killed for someone's meal and suffered beforehand. I am vegan tried and true. I would also like to give your neighbor a smack Monika. I am sure we all have stories of stupid meat eaters and could spend many hours if we were all in the same place.

1 month ago

http://action.farmsanctuary.org/site/MessageViewer?current=true&em_id=43816.4

The Farm Bill currently in committee includes huge amounts of funding for factory farms, which pollute our planet, undermine human health, and subject animals to horrific lives that end in slaughter. Join Farm Sanctuary in urging lawmakers to oppose Farm Bill policies that prop up Big Ag corporations.

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1 month ago

Signed all. Thank you Marilyn...

Here  we all are vegans/ vegetarians I presume! Monika, does your neighbour enjoy a perfect health ? I hate it more when the ignorant guys say that animal protein is a must specially for the kids .

1 month ago

/thousands-of-hens-gassed-slammed-into-trucks-and-beaten-at-kroger-supplier/

A PETA eyewitness investigation into a filthy egg factory farm in Oklahoma that supplies eggs to retailers, including Kroger (which sells them as Kroger-brand eggs), reveals that nearly 8,000 hens suffered and died in a matter of weeks in July and August 2018, when temperatures in the farm’s sheds reached 106 degrees.

Over several days in early August, workers yanked more than 49,000 unwanted hens out of their cages, beat their heads against metal boxesstuffed them inside the boxes, and then gassed them with carbon dioxide, which can be extremely painful. Countless hens survived the abuse, as well as being dumped into trucks, so they were beaten with a piece of wood or slammed against the trucks. Those who survived were left to die slowly and in agony.

1 month ago

Me too, Shanta! The smell makes me feel throw up! I have a young woman living underneath my apartment and she is a meat junkie! She cooks meat every evening after returning home from work. And the disgusting smell comes in my apartment if the windows are open (during the summer heat they have been open all the time). I cannot run fast enough to shut them to avoid having this ugly smell of dead animals in my home!!

1 month ago

Signed. Thank you Kate. Jan I am stunned . Was his vegetarianism a mask only? I can't even stand the smell of the cooking meat and he gulped down!

1 month ago

Me neither Kate and I don't understand anyone who can. We had  2 visitors here last week, (who thank God I did not speak to) who told our Head Keeper they had been vegetarians for a year but as they were visiting Wales just had to taste Welsh Lamb.

1 month ago

/singing-chicken-telegram-urges-mcdonalds-stop-cruelty-birds/

singing “chicken” visited the McDonald’s headquarters in Chicago this week, delivering the message that the fast food giant needs to stop the gruesome cruelty to the animals in its supply chain.

The singing telegram was delivered by a vocalist in chicken costume from animal advocacy organization Compassion Over Killing (COK), who have been targeting the company this year alongside a coalition of organizations including Animal Equality, The Humane League, and Mercy for Animals.

“While McDonald’s focuses on its fast-food profits, it’s allowing unnaturally fast growth to cripple hundreds of millions of birds in its supply chain,” said Laura Cascada, director of corporate outreach for COK.

In March, the coalition published an open letter to McDonald’s in the New York Times, highlighting the horrific factory farm practices of overcrowding and abnormal growth rates and urging the worldwide conglomerate to address these issues in their policies.

“If a human baby grew in the same way, they’d be 660 pounds at just two months old,” stated the letter.

More recently, a giant digital billboard was launched in Times Square, exposing the torture inflicted on birds by Mcdonald’s suppliers. The ad will continue to play 60 times a day until October 31st.

With McDonald’s sourcing hundreds of millions of chickens every year for their products, they have enormous power to make massive change in the industry.

The coalition is asking for natural growth rates, more space for the chickens, better housing conditions and the chance for the birds to exhibit natural behaviors.

“There’s a lot of sadness behind each Happy Meal,” said Cascada. “Right now, McDonald’s has the chance not only to address the suffering of animals raised for its menu but also to get in on a sizzling meatless market by serving up a vegan option.”

More than 90 companies, including Burger King, Dunkin Donuts, Subway, and Starbucks have already committed to addressing these issues. COK plan to continue their protests until McDonald’s take action to stop the cruelty.

1 month ago

Signed all.  Thank you Marilyn Kate and Monika 

1 month ago

Done.

1 month ago

Both are signed. You couldn't pay me enough to eat meat again.

1 month ago

https://www.change.org/p/lynsi-lavelle-snyder-ellingson-petition-for-in-n-out-to-have-a-plant-based-meat-option?recruiter=123289030&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&utm_campaign=share_petition&utm_term=sign_checkbox - Please S/S to help farmers stop factory farming

 

Many people are avoiding meat these days for many reasons. In my family we often enjoy meatless options. Some of us vegetarians, some pescatarian and some just try and not consume so much meat for health reasons.


It takes more than 2,400 gallons of water to produce just 1 pound of meat, but it takes just 25 gallons to grow 1 pound of wheat. So, cutting back on meat would also save resources.


I have tried so many meat options, however impossible meat is my favorite. I think if IN-N-OUT would consider a plant based burger it would not only be good for our planet, but will bring back many people who have decided not to eat beef.

If nothing else please sign this petition for this crying cow. https://www.facebook.com/iamdominickthompson/videos/1170658353072736/

2 months ago

Up to date.

2 months ago

Done!

2 months ago

Thanks for the happy videos and photos. I know I would feel better with any of these animals and I am sure Pickles will bring smiles to many people.

https://www.thepetitionsite.com/390/206/785/ban-live-exports-from-ramsgate/

2 months ago

Up to date dear Monika, thank you for the story of Batman,so glad he survived 

2 months ago

Thank YOU dear Shanta for taking action!

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Thousands of Hens Gassed, Slammed Into Trucks, and Beaten at Kroger Supplier
https://campaigns.peta2.com/thousands-of-hens-gassed-slammed-into-trucks-and-beaten-at-kroger-supplier/
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Goats Mutilated and Their Throats Slashed
https://campaigns.peta2.com/goats-mutilated-and-their-throats-slashed/#takeaction
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New Zealand
STAND AGAINST ANIMAL CRUELTY
https://www.change.org/p/stand-against-animal-cruelty
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New Zealand
Stop the Tegel Chicken Farm in Kaipara.
 https://www.change.org/p/northland-regional-council-stop-the-tegel-chicken-farm-in-kaipara

2 months ago

Thank you dear Monika for the updates  and the  new thread . Signed all. 

Australia
2 months ago

Update on petition

RSPCA NSW: We demand action to rescue abused and neglected hens in Lakesland now

RSPCA NSW, , has responded:

"Thank you again for your continued interest in this matter and passion for animal welfare. Please find the latest update below - RSPCA NSW have charged a 35 year old Thirlmere man with five charges of animal cruelty in relation to 4,000 hens after an..." read more


August 13, 2018

2 months ago
Petaluma Police Dept:
Help the Hens at Petaluma Farms

https://www.directactioneverywhere.com/petaluma-farms#petaluma-farms-intro

2 months ago

Lets start this topic (that is much to often filled with horrible cruelty) with something to enjoy!

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Troubled Chicks & “Fighting” Hens Find Loving Homes
Watch These Two Short Videos & See Our Happy Hens:
http://upc-online.org/alerts/180812_troubled_chicks_and_fighting_hens_find_loving_homes.html

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Bittersweet Story of Batman

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Woman Makes Sick Bird Her Family

Erna the chick


50 Hens from Virginia Cockfighting bust find Happiness in Our Trees!

Hens roosting

For more about these rescued hens see:
Today We Welcomed 50 Hens from a Cockfighting Bust in Virginia Beach!

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