Are there any battery hen rescue groups in the USA?

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances' started by guesswhatchickenbutt, Dec 7, 2009.

  1. guesswhatchickenbutt

    guesswhatchickenbutt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Central FL
    I'm not sure this is the right forum for this - I've been searching the forum titles and settled reluctantly on this one. Maybe 'stories of my chickens' would be better??? Sorry if I'm wrong.

    Anyway, I've read quite a bit online about battery hen rescue groups in England (and some in Australia), where they end up with these sad looking bedraggled hens that they rehome into loving free-range environments and live out their life as pets.

    Do any groups like this exist in the U.S.?? I've googled it but come up empty.

    If so I'd love a link to one to read about it....

    Thanks so much!
  2. 19hhbelgian

    19hhbelgian Pigs DO Fly!!

    Apr 9, 2009
    New Tripoli PA
    Good question... I'd be interested to know too. Sorry I can't help at all, but hopefully somebody else will have more knowledge on the subject?!
  3. valereee

    valereee Ordinance Wrangler

    Apr 30, 2009
    I do know there are chicken rescue groups -- try these:

    Animal Place
    Chicken Run Rescue
    Eastern Shore Sanctuary and Education Center
    Farm Sanctuary
    Sunny Skies Bird and Animal Sanctuary
    United Poultry Concerns

  4. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

    Mar 1, 2009
    Muskogee OK
    just wondering if anyone found any battery hen rescues here in the US?
  5. has anyone found any?
  6. redrstr29

    redrstr29 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 19, 2013
    ive been lookin too and i live in ct, im suprised there arent any!!
  7. DvanderSlik

    DvanderSlik Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 24, 2011
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  8. myladybirds

    myladybirds New Egg

    May 26, 2013

    I am wanting to set up a Rescue in Texas, but I don't know how. Does anyone know who to contact to get information like this? I would like to help save hens, and roosters. It is bothering me how so many people want to get rid of their roosters in Texas, and most of them will get killed if not found a home. There also are people all the time wanting to give away chickens or hens because their moving/ don't want them. I want to help find them homes... There are so many people that want hens in the city, and they can own them now, but they are buying them from the wrong people that breed them and pack them in cages. I want to get hens to loving homes... sigh. I don't know how to start. Anyone?!
  9. Tarabok

    Tarabok New Egg

    Mar 23, 2013
    Myladybirds, Have you found out any information? Please let me know if I can do anything to assist in your search. I have plenty of space for chickens on my property, but I would prefer to home rescued hens or hens that need help.
  10. christine9

    christine9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2013
    South Carolina
    There is a farm animal rescue called animal place that has rescued thousands of battery hens. They are looking for homes for them and many rescues around the country are helping to move them. Check out this link for more info...

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