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Hens Are Transforming Lives At Retirement Homes


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- 588 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Hen therapy! A wonderful program in England has brought hens to nursing homes and caring for the birds has dramatically improved the residents' lives. The sense of responsibility helps boost their self-esteem and visits to the outdoor coops include...



   

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Ben O (129)
Monday December 11, 2017, 4:52 am
Great! Reminds me; Some 40 years ago I "Rescued" 75 hens that had lived a year in small cages. It was wonderful to see how they recovered and became normal after a couple of months...
 

Freya H (344)
Monday December 11, 2017, 6:05 am
The people who founded HenPower definitely aren't chicken - they've got a lot of cluck. More power to them and their egg-straordinary idea.
 

Lisa M (15)
Monday December 11, 2017, 8:35 am
Wonderful! Friends NOT food!
 

Sue H (7)
Monday December 11, 2017, 9:51 am
Hats off to HenPower!
 

Colleen L (3)
Monday December 11, 2017, 11:02 am
Wonderful story. Like bringing new life to so many. Thanks Kalliope
 

Ian Crory (31)
Monday December 11, 2017, 1:53 pm
:)
 
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