Where Are They Now?

I love getting photos and stories from people who’ve adopted from us. Kathy R sent us this photo, with the comment “Happy little rescue hens and their new friends, plus Russell the Rooster keeping an eye on everything.” Isn’t it wonderful to see them in their new home, enjoying the sun and the good life? […]


Snuggles was rescued from a battery farm where the tip of her beak was cut off, so she is now unable to pick up food normally. Because battery hens are in such confined conditions, they can attack and cannibalize each other from fear, stress and frustration, and some feel that this harsh treatment is the […]

My Little Friend

My Little Friend also had her beak trimmed, and therefore can’t pick up scattered chicken pellets. The uneven top and bottom beak means that she can’t grasp anything that is not at the back of her mouth. Both Snuggles and My Little Friend get fed from a special bowl that is deep enough so that […]


Grandma is our oldest hen, and despite her age, she still runs around throughout the day, digging up worms and scratching in the grass for seeds. Hens live up to 8-10 years of age, but in battery farms they are slaughtered at 18 months because their egg production temporarily decreases. Thankfully Grandma has had a […]


Tofu is not a chicken, but she certainly thinks she is. Everyday you can find our turkey sitting in the nesting box on some hen’s eggs, hoping they will hatch. When she first came to the sanctuary, she was so little the other hens bullied her, but she quickly outgrew them and now has earned […]