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Rescue Hens

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Sweet Crumble, May 19, 2017.

  1. Sweet Crumble

    Sweet Crumble Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 13, 2017
    in the coop
    My Coop
    Hey everybody.
    I was just curious what you all think of batteries (the farms where they keep hens locked up for there eggs, meat ect.)
    I had 4 rescued battery hens (Rhode Island Reds) and they where the best chooks I have had.
    They where afraid of humans at first, but once you got to know them, they where super friendly, and loyal till death.
    Anyways, just wanted to hear what other people thought of them, and if you have had any, maybe share their stories, I would love to hear them.
    SueT and biophiliac like this.
  2. SueT

    SueT Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 27, 2015
    SW MO
    I have read about people organizing adoptions of battery hens in large numbers. Your story is encouraging...
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

    May 11, 2010
    Quite few people do get those hens for the purpose of giving them a better place to live. There are lots of stories out there about what a joy those birds are.
    SueT likes this.
  4. ChickenCrazyCanadian

    ChickenCrazyCanadian New Egg

    May 24, 2017
    I think it's lovely to see their transformations after a few months!

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