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FREEDOM CAN BE SCARY...
I took this video last week, but will share now. It explains what happens to the hens at night for the first week of their freedom. This is something not many people know about newly rescued battery hens....
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Michael Styles

My new rescues from you were doing that in the stable, now they are with the other hens they are lining up long ways in their warm hay covered beds. It’s so cute watching them change every day getting used to the comforts in life they deserve ❤️

Thank you so much for all that you do ☺️

Linda Francis 😭😭

Love what you do!

Such beautiful people you are

Thank you so much for sharing that info. That is really interesting and heartbreaking. Love seeing them pecking around safely though. Beautiful sight.

Shared! I hope they find homes soon! Wonderful work Shawn and team! ❤ thanks for enlightening people on this issue, I had no idea the time and effort it takes to rehabilitate an ex battery hen.

picking you learnt this by trial and error - 🙁 - hard work but very worth while

Thank you!!! <3

Thank you, Shawn, and all your helpers for taking the time to do such an amazing job of righting some of the wrongs in our society.

So lucky they were rescued! 😍😍😍

God bless your hearts. 💖💖 If only all the world loved and respected hens and all animals as you and your team do.💜💜

They look in pretty good nick for battery hens. Loads of feathers

Erica Ransfield

Sommer Wagstaff you'll have to come on a rescue with us. Hard & joyful at the same time

Who knew that! My god! Even more respect to you and your team

How fascinating! Don't like to think how you learned that but loving the dedication.

Anita Christie.

Really appreciate the work you do. Looking forward to seeing them outside

Awesome work. 🏆 I hope to see the end of battery hen farming and ideally barn laying hens too. They should be all free range ❤️

Nick Applebee

Thank you for your work 🐔🌸

incredible. Thank you so much for your work <3

My two new girls are still learning how to ‘chicken’ naturally - my two other girls pop themselves to bed at night and Onion has started to go into the nest box herself but little Sage still tries to roost in the corner up high. We go out at dusk and pop her into the nest box with the others so she is warm and cozy. She is at the bottom of the newly established pecking order so I guess that is why she doesn’t feel she can go in herself. I hope that by popping her in every night she will understand that she can be in there too 💕. They all share their coop without arguing now and I love seeing them digging their own little dust baths ❤️

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1 week ago

The Animal Sanctuary

PLEASE ADOPT THESE COOL PLATES!
Four battery hen rescues in 2 weeks has been exhilarating, exhausting, but also expensive. For the first time ever, we went into overdraft. Oops! One of our wonderful adopters, Helen of Helen Perrett Ceramics, created these cool plates to raise funds to help with the rescues. There are 3 sweet designs, 16 cm diameter, raised edges. A treat bowl for your special hen, or a Christmas gift for your favourite chicken lover. Bids start at $20 (cuz they're too great to just give away!), and the auctions will close Wednesday night at 7pm. Each plate is listed separately, so click on the photos to see the design up close and make your bid. Postage separate, delivery or pick up possible. If you don't want a plate but would like to donate to help with our rescues, the account is The NZ Hen Welfare Trust, ASB bank, 12-3095-0059462-00
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I have homes for 10 chickens I have built there wonderful area yesterday and a hutch

those are amazing designs

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THE BATTERY HEN SHED IS EMPTY!!
A small team drove down yesterday to get the final 111 battery hens. It was an incredible feeling to remove them… but we discovered there were 29 other hens still in cages in another corner, all with tumours. Well, you guessed it, we couldn’t leave them there. We decided on the spot to set up a “cancer colony” here at The Animal Sanctuary, where the tumour girls can live out their lives. It could be days, weeks, or months, depending on where the tumour is. But they’re all up and walking and exploring already, so why shouldn’t they enjoy grass, sun and freedom for whatever time they have left?! An adopter Melanie rushed out to get us extra boxes, Dayna drove down with a crate, and Quinten agreed to drive all the way up to Matakana so we could get the extra girls home. Thanks to them, and to Ronni, Gaby, Lynn, Karen, Sinead, and Lucinda for helping me to get every one of those final hens safely away. We rescued a grant total of 1,445 battery hens over 2 weeks. This photo is of the last hen to come out of the last cage, and it’s a moment I’ll cherish for a long, long time.
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THE BATTERY HEN SHED IS EMPTY!!
A small team drove down yesterday to get the final 111 battery hens.  It was an incredible feeling to remove them… but we discovered there were 29 other hens still in cages in another corner, all with tumours.  Well, you guessed it, we couldn’t leave them there.  We decided on the spot to set up a “cancer colony” here at The Animal Sanctuary, where the tumour girls can live out their lives.  It could be days, weeks, or months, depending on where the tumour is.  But they’re all up and walking and exploring already, so why shouldn’t they enjoy grass, sun and freedom for whatever time they have left?!  An adopter Melanie rushed out to get us extra boxes, Dayna drove down with a crate, and Quinten agreed to drive all the way up to Matakana so we could get the extra girls home.  Thanks to them, and to Ronni, Gaby, Lynn, Karen, Sinead, and Lucinda for helping me to get every one of those final hens safely away.  We rescued a grant total of 1,445 battery hens over 2 weeks.  This photo is of the last hen to come out of the last cage, and it’s a moment I’ll cherish for a long, long time.

 

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Kudos to all of you...this is the REAL spirit of christmas, compassion and care for those creatures in need!

Credit to the battery farm owner who, as appalling as his business is, at least reached out to give these hens a chance to be adopted

I am so grateful to you and all that you do for these beautiful girls. Every one I have adopted from you has had the most amazing personality. Thank you xxx

What then does the farmer do now. Is he changing over to free range he's? Yay it's great work for chook rescue.

You guys are amazing I have a pen but not sure on size of a coop for 4 chickens any info

Im so happy you got them all out! Thank you for my beautiful new girls. They are so confident and have learnt the art of dust bathing and bug catching already 😊🐔

start adding tumeric to their feed.. they would be best on fresh fruit, vege scraps, not too much commercial grain as most is GE and rancid oils etc.. all carcinogenic.. hope they all live a happy life now..

These places just should not exist, at all but what a beautiful and heart warming story. 😍

Incredible work The Animal Sanctuary. It is an awful industry and it is so sad that people keep funding it. But it is amazing that these girls got a second chance and equally amazing that so many people care enough to provide them with loving homes. To think that by this time now they could all have been slaughtered for a meal soon forgotten. 💚🌱 #VFL #VFTA

You guys are angels on earth ❤️❤️❤️❤️

Thank you for my hens from two weeks ago. They are all integrated with my hens now and doing fine. All are quiet except one 😂 whose pretty skitterish still.

Palliative care for the cancer sufferers. How awesome!

They have settled well into our place for fostering until they go to their forever homes. But looking at their cages makes you realise just what terrible life they have had for the first 18 months of life.

Great work guys! I'm afraid that one of mine passed away... out of the 2 I have left one is confident and tge other very afraid...

Fantastic work thank you for caring so much xx

Well done! We first began saving battery hens when I was 8 in Epsom 37 years ago. People used to complain about wierd chicken noises in the city but we had a huge property. They were wonderful pets.

Thank you to everyone who rescued them!

I'm hopefully buying some land soon, Just wish I had it now so I could adopt some

My two girls l got from there love and lucky are doing a Amazing 😉

Are you certain they're tumours and not just abscesses? The girls I get with those I lance and dress the wound and they heal up good as new!

Fantastic work team!!!! Our girls are loving their new life 🥰🥰🥰

Hi there I would love to re home 10 of your lovely chickens. I have just moved to a farm in Tapora wellsford and I'm wanting to supply myself and others in the area with eggs. If you have any that are laying please pm me

And is the farmer going to full them up again?

I am interested in buying your book. Can I buy it from your address or a book store ,? How much is it please ?

Won't the owner just fill all the cages up again with another 1445 chooks?

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DENNY THE DOVE
We’ve been talking a lot about the battery hen rescue, but in the meantime heaps of other animals have come in for help. This is Denny, a young barbary dove. We assumed she was wild when she arrived… but she hopped onto Ronni’s arm and climbed up to nestle on her shoulder. Denny is now fully recovered, and needs a safe home. Denny flies around the yard during the day, but goes back to her “home aviary” to eat and to sleep. She’s so sweet! Can you provide her with something similar? Please contact us on animalsanctuary@xtra.co.nz Thank you. (actual gender not known)
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DENNY THE DOVE
We’ve been talking a lot about the battery hen rescue, but in the meantime heaps of other animals have come in for help.  This is Denny, a young barbary dove.  We assumed she was wild when she arrived… but she hopped onto Ronni’s arm and climbed up to nestle on her shoulder.  Denny is now fully recovered, and needs a safe home.  Denny flies around the yard during the day, but goes back to her “home aviary” to eat and to sleep.  She’s so sweet!  Can you provide her with something similar?  Please contact us on animalsanctuary@xtra.co.nz   Thank you.  (actual gender not known)

 

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Is this the dove I brought to you? From Sandspit if so am happy to her she is doing well

We’d be very happy giving the dove and pidg a home. We have abt 20 ricg necks and 10 or so bigger doves/pidges. We get a lot of pleasure watching them fly. None of mine stay in the dove cotes and choose to roost instead in bush close to the house

Max Howe can I have this one?!?!!???!?!?!?!!

I thought of you straight away Suzy...good on you xx

I would take them if they would be happy with my Doves 1 male and 3 females that are free to fly around my property/paddocks, but I’m in Rotorua.

Can't she stay were she is if she's happy? 💕 P.Lee

Debbie Tarry Patten So cute!! We should give her a home x

Jessica Morelli

Beverly Holgate, dove friend for your one?

Omg ♥️

my goodness, I'd have her if I was closer!

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PERRY, A SPECIAL PIGEON
Perry is a “racing pigeon”. The bands on his legs identified his owner in the South Island. That man said he didn't want Perry back. Since he didn’t make it home, Perry was a “failure” and would be destroyed. This is the 3rd time we’ve had this response from owners of racing pigeons who went astray. They’re simply killed. Just another way that people suck when it comes to treating animals as disposable. Perry is lovely, friendly, and needs a safe home with someone who will value him for himself. Once he bonds to your coop, he’ll fly around your yard and return to his coop for food and shelter. If you're a better person than Perry’s former human, and can provide a safe home and affection, please contact us at animalsanctuary@xtra.co.nz Thanks.
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PERRY, A SPECIAL PIGEON
Perry is a “racing pigeon”.  The bands on his legs identified his owner in the South Island.  That man said he didnt want Perry back.  Since he didn’t make it home, Perry was a “failure” and would be destroyed.  This is the 3rd time we’ve had this response from owners of racing pigeons who went astray.  They’re simply killed.  Just another way that people suck when it comes to treating animals as disposable.  Perry is lovely, friendly, and needs a safe home with someone who will value him for himself.  Once he bonds to your coop, he’ll fly around your yard and return to his coop for food and shelter.  If youre a better person than Perry’s former human, and can provide a safe home and affection, please contact us at animalsanctuary@xtra.co.nz   Thanks.

 

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maybe Perry knew his owner wasn't nice and ran away

A racing pigeon landed in a place I used to work. I traced the “owner” through the leg rings. He said he would come and get him/ her so we kept him/her safe. I looked up what would happen to the poor bird, found this out and when the horrible creature who raced the pigeon phoned, I told him “ his” bird had flown away. A colleague took the pigeon home to look after him or her.

Perry's obviously a smart bird - why would he want to return to a home like that !

He is really beautiful and deserves a home where he is loved for who he is....💖

Excuse my language but Perrys owner is a piece of shit. My grandfather and great uncles were world famous pigeon fanciers and racers and would have never acted this way! Yes, some people race pigeons for the cash prizes only but the majority of fanciers are caring and considerate animal lovers. I truly believe that only truly special humans understand the racing pigeons in their care and do anything to ensure their well-being. This guy is obviously not fit to own any animal. The mind boggles that people like this are still eligible to have animals in their care! Like I said before what a piece of shit! I wish I had my own loft. I would adopt Perry in a flash!

Honestly, some people just suck. Thinking creatures are disposable objects is unacceptable

I would not go back there either! Just imagine, you get killed for being 'late' as well! They only keep the fastest ones :'(

Hope you find a forever home with a kind human, Perry.

Perry you are perfect 💕

I love ❤️ him

Some humans make me so mad 😡

He is so proud and beautiful

What kind of coop does he need? Does he need other pigeons for company?

Jimmy can we get Perry

If you have no luck then contact the Bird Sanctuary in Whangarei, they have lots of pigeons and a big coop. I’m sure they’d welcome him.

Dale Cunningham

Perry

Douchebags. Jeffrey Lean what are our thoughts about rehoming rescue pigeons?

Honestly pigeons will stay round if you throw food on the ground daily, they find places to roost under eves of houses, they are a smart bird and a survivor, I would let it go in the back yard, it wont go far if there is food

Gosh, he is super-beautiful ❤️

Sue Gillard do you still have birds? I’d love him but we have a dog that views birds as a dinner and entertainment (hence why we don’t even have chickens) I reckon he looks like a dude

He's beautiful x

NathandJude Perry is beautiful 😍 can pigeons live with parakeets 😆

Teddy Major

BTW, This is a hen by the look of it

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FINAL 111 HENS WILL BE SAVED
I couldn’t sleep. Those 111 hens that were left behind at the battery farm were haunting me. So we moved heaven and earth over the past couple of days to find a way to rescue them. Ronni has worked tirelessly to interview and find homes for some of the current foster hens, to create spaces to put the final 111. And we did it! I phoned the farm and told them we would take the remaining hens. We’ll pick them all up on Saturday. Thanks to Ronni for her hard work, and to Sinead, Lynne, Jacqi, Dani, Quinten & Lucinda for offering to drive / foster / help on the day. Tonight I can sleep! And then… we just have to find homes for the 400 hens still in foster care. But at least they are safe, the shed will be EMPTY, and we will have rescued 1416 battery hens from their miserable cages and certain death. Hooray!
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FINAL 111 HENS WILL BE SAVED
I couldn’t sleep. Those 111 hens that were left behind at the battery farm were haunting me.  So we moved heaven and earth over the past couple of days to find a way to rescue them.  Ronni has worked tirelessly to interview and find homes for some of the current foster hens, to create spaces to put the final 111.  And we did it!  I phoned the farm and told them we would take the remaining hens.  We’ll pick them all up on Saturday.  Thanks to Ronni for her hard work, and to Sinead, Lynne, Jacqi, Dani, Quinten & Lucinda for offering to drive / foster / help on the day.  Tonight I can sleep!  And then… we just have to find homes for the 400 hens still in foster care.  But at least they are safe, the shed will be EMPTY, and we will have rescued 1416 battery hens from their miserable cages and certain death.  Hooray!

 

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Well done to you all you do amazing work.

Well done!!!! It was amazing to be a part of last weeks rescue, so rewarding especially when I saw some take their first walk on grass and scratch! You guys are amazing! x

I could take 6. Mine are freerange. Happy to send u photos of the current gang and their living space.

I remember the beginning when you could take 30 at a time.. We made them little jackets to keep them warm.. Look how far you have come ♥️

Can you please put me on list aa a helper for future rescues? I've done a few at the foster homes (checking, worming and nail clipping). Thanks

My sister will take 10. I will call you tomorrow. She lives Keri. Has the house already for them. Has a van to come get them.

Whenever I feel hopeless about the state the world is in its good to read your posts and see how much love your putting back out there ❤️

We have room for four more hens if they’re still available.

I have a huge carport walled 3 sides..would that do for hens or would i need to completely enclose it i wo der?

massive team effort - well done Shawn Bishop and Ronni Bishop for your meticulous organizing this incredible rescue xxx

If a person could take a few hens, what area would pick up be please?

You guys are AMAZING 🌺 if you still need homes we could home a few ladies if needed

You guys are amazing. I'm not crying you're crying ❤️❤️❤️😂😂😍😘

You guys are amazing angels!

Until the next lot come in or is it shutting down ? Can take some but I’m on the west coast

Oh well done, I am so happy for you. I would have been exactly the same, poor darlings. If I could take any more I would but not sure where I will be next year so best wait and see 💝

Thank you Shawn, Ronni and volunteers for being so amazing

Well done! We will be ready for more “Dorothy’s” in the new year 👍❤️

wish i were closer ! we have 4 ex battery chooksand they are so loveable , thank you so much for saving these sweet souls

i love this page so much <3 thank you for all your amazing work

Our 15 have settled in nicely from last Saturday and pecking and scratching at the grass already. Well done you guys 🐥🐥

So Pleased hens were saved

That's so amazing you guys are truly amazing thankyou

Amazing!!! Let's all help there not to be battery hens by not buying battery eggs. I call them 'cruel eggs"...and we wont touch them with a barge pole.

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FINAL RESCUE:
1305 BATTERY HENS SAVED. 111 LEFT BEHIND
On Saturday an amazing team of volunteers went to the battery farm and rescued another 555 hens. Over a week, in 3 separate trips, we saved 1305 battery hens that were scheduled to be killed. They do NOT all have homes yet. If you're keen to adopt these young hens, go to animalsanctuary.co.nz/adopt-an-ex-battery-hen/
**The hardest, saddest, awfulest part is that when every box and vehicle was filled, there were exactly 111 hens left behind. Many of us cried as we departed, knowing they will be killed. The farmer offered to hold them for us for a few more days, but we literally have nowhere to put them, and no-one to foster them. It was heart breaking to walk away and leave them in those awful cages, waiting for death. We should focus on the 1305 hens that we DID save, and know that we did our best. But I wish it had been just a little bit more…
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FINAL RESCUE: 
1305 BATTERY HENS SAVED. 111 LEFT BEHIND
On Saturday an amazing team of volunteers went to the battery farm and rescued another 555 hens.  Over a week, in 3 separate trips, we saved 1305 battery hens that were scheduled to be killed.  They do NOT all have homes yet.  If youre keen to adopt these young hens, go to https://animalsanctuary.co.nz/adopt-an-ex-battery-hen/
**The hardest, saddest, awfulest part is that when every box and vehicle was filled, there were exactly 111 hens left behind.  Many of us cried as we departed, knowing they will be killed.  The farmer offered to hold them for us for a few more days, but we literally have nowhere to put them, and no-one to foster them.  It was heart breaking to walk away and leave them in those awful cages, waiting for death.  We should focus on the 1305 hens that we DID save, and know that we did our best.  But I wish it had been just a little bit more…

 

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Wouldn’t it be great if farmers were only licensed to operate if they were able to adequately re-home animals themselves when they no longer require them to be working members of their team. In the meantime - keep up the great work!

The 30 we collected last week are settled and loving life! Happy, sunbathing, dust bathing and scratching around, followed me around by the 2nd day of their outside adventure and are an absolute delight to have, wish we could give more forever homes (hopefully next year!)

I messaged you and filled out application online. I have had 2 rescues before that joined up with my other girls. I am on the north shore Auckland. Let me know if I can help. Can take 2

Well done everyone involved!! ❤️❤️ I wish I could take some here but the neighboring dogs are far too feral!

My heart also goes out to the 111. I can well imagine how you feel 😥. However my awesome team that number would have an extra 1,305 if you didn't do what you did. Let's focus on getting these lovely ladies settled in their new homes. God bless you all x

I can take 5 or so for a large fenced run and house.

What size section do you need to be able to have chickens,thought they changed the laws,we're a 860 section so if we're aloud chickens we'll apply for adoption

We could easily take some more and/or foster some. Ours have settled in amazingly.

I'm in Wellington, could I go directly to a chicken farm and get some or do they get rid of them all at same time?

Thank you for saving so many. I hope we can change the way more people see these beautiful birds so there won't be an industry like this that they need to be rescued from 😢

You guys were amazing!! It was so overwhelming being in a place like that. I also wish I could have saved more. The 7 I did take quickly filled my heart with love for these unfortunate birds.

Hi, we have room for 3 at our place.

Amazing work, Shawn <3 always always focus on the lives you can save - which is a huge amount x

We are wanting some. We habe heaps of space for free range. But we have a massive passion fruit vine which may not be good for.them?

Our 2 rescued hens have become great pets, even getting along with our dogs, letting us pat them as if they were dogs and amusing the neighbours kids. They have great personalities and would be a wonderful addition to any family considering adopting, absolutely worth it, give some a home if you can!

Hugs to you. You can only do what you can never easy. ❤❤❤

Do you need egg boxes?

You did the absolute best you could. ❤️

I have messaged you and send you pics of my new chook house but haven't heard?

You and your team of volunteers are amazing. If I had a little plot of land I would gladly take some.

Are there any left needing homes?

Is it ominous of the situation that the remaining number is 111?! I'd love to be able to help save some of these girls of I were able.

just know that you did the VERY best that you could - amazing as ever!

Thank you - you have done amazing work for those chooks xx

Mical need any more chickies?

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ANOTHER RESCUE TODAY
We're off this morning with a small dedicated team to rescue 121 more battery hens. And then on Saturday we're going to rescue at least 300 more, before the final kill at the farm. If you're interested in adopting, please click on animalsanctuary.co.nz/adopt-an-ex-battery-hen/
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ANOTHER RESCUE TODAY
Were off this morning with a small dedicated team to rescue 121 more battery hens.  And then on Saturday were going to rescue at least 300 more, before the final kill at the farm.  If youre interested in adopting, please click on https://animalsanctuary.co.nz/adopt-an-ex-battery-hen/

 

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Aaron Zhong Kelly Zhong :')

Il take 6 please lol will be a great addition to our new farm

Sophie Baragwanath when you are ready for chooks you can get some rescue ones from here!

Jonathan Wieland the two in the front may be Belinda and Supercharge! ❤️❤️

Our two new girls are settling very well and little skinny Sage is eating like crazy! They are both laying too! Thank you for all you do for these wonderful little creatures 💕💕

New Zealand!?! Why??? 😳😳

We should adopt some Dean Kennedy

Freedom at last for those ladies. They can reclaim their dignity.

Awesome work team.

oh i wish i could get some to the west coast

Kerrie Littlewood more?

Hi that’s great I just took 6 and I’m keen to have 3 more they are so sweet 😍 do I need to fill out the form again or can I just come pick them up?

Mariah Ellis wanna get a couple more lady’s 🐓

You are awesome!!

Any idea on where we could get a coop from ??

Stacey Ann Robertson can you take them all and ill help you 🙁

Yay I'm getting another 10 girls!!!

I can take some

Awesome work team❤️👍

Poor babies. I have filled in the adoption form, I would love to give 4 of these girls a loving home

Sacha Smith need more rescue chooks?

My 2 I adopted from these guys are settling in good 😊

Megan Applebee place we got chilli from.

Meagan Markotter .... this is how I got mine

Is pick up only in Matakana or do u have other locations?

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LEARNING ABOUT SPACE ...

 

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Our newbies from saturday’s rescue are just getting used to being chickens in their run with their older sister (who is wanting to get back to free ranging!). Once they know how to get to bed and lay in the coop we’ll have them back out in the yard - can’t wait! ❤️

My chickens are so happy rolling in the mud and enjoying the sun

You done good team 😀

Katrina Morris

Loving their new life, how awesome 👏

Amazing!! 😄

Beautiful! <3

and enjoying it too! - great!

That's beautiful. Thank you for updating us.:)

My hens have stopped laying any ideas on how to get them laying again?

I just read why they don’t lay thankyou

<3

Did you find out why your hens are not laying. How many have you got

So wonderful and heartwarming to see the hens full of wonder about their new environment. They all deserve the best in life.💖💖💖

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FIRST SCRATCH
This is one of the battery hens that we rescued 2 days ago. Watch what she does when she goes outside for the first time...This is one of the battery hens that we rescued 2 days ago. When I opened the barn this morning, she ran straight outside and began to scratch in the ground ...
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I love the fact that they have been kept in some awful conditions, never been able to do the things they would naturally do, no one to teach then, but on going out for the first time they scratch around and in the case of my girls have a dust bath, which they all form an orderly line waiting for their turn.....they have now built them selves a triple dust bath so three can sit in their own bath 🛁

I remember the first rescue battery hens I ever was lucky enough to have. It broke my heart how scared they were, how all four piled into one tiny cage because they couldn’t cope, then within a few hours they were slowly coming out and starting to scratch and sunbathe. You guys are amazing in the work you do, please keep it up! And to anyone thinking of taking on rescue chooks.. please do. It’s the best.

I loved watching our rescue battery hens have freedom. They hardly had any feathers and took a day before leaving their hen house as so frightened. They loved the feel of the sun and walking around, scratching and dust bath. I agree if you get the chance take on battery hens.🐔🐔🐔😍😍

Ours scratched straight away and are so friendly, utterly confused about food and water though, having to show them everything multiple times a day, poor loves

I loved watching mine do that too! They had no idea at first and were a bit weary but once they knew there were worms out there they went nuts 😍

Awesome, she is loving being free at last 😊

This is everything

😍She looks in great condition for battery!?

Ohhh 🤗 this makes my heart so full! Thanks you sis,again,for all that you do!

This is so nice to see 🙂

What a change for her to be able to do what comes naturally to her. She is a sweet soul who deserves the very best. Thank you so much for helping them all and being so kind to them.💖💖 I love my three hens and they have a wonderful life doing lots of sunbathing, sitting in tree branches, looking for grubs and so much more since being rescued two years ago, not to forget of course the eggs they lay for me in their coup. My Phoebe, Tilly and Binky are so full of character and very sweet souls...😍

Dene Williams

Katrina Morris watch it's so cute

Lovely to see. She's a very feathered healthy looking battery hen unlike many

Beautiful little fluffy ❤️

Yes a full heart indeed! Last night when it was time to roost the natural instinct kicked in - my new girls kept looking up and up. A little confused about whether to jump up. I find it crazy they experienced rain for the first time this week. Love my hens 💕

Ohhh she's a sweetheart ... You guys are legends , thank you 💞👍🐔

Awesome work guys.

Ow, my feels! Glenys Dreyer look. Bring tissues.

She looks good. It’s funny when they sun bathe for the first time. Heaven right there for them ❤️

I love that...so beautiful 😍

She looks good too has all her feathers.

Sooooo beautiful 😍 I love watching them just be chickens. Amazing that they even know how 😢

Ours were scratching and dust bathing as soon as they were let out of the cages too. A delight to see.

So lovely to see

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