Room in the Chicken Coop

I put my name down for more rescue hens from Little Hen Rescue, the rescue took place over the weekend and I made the short journey to collect them on Sunday. I'm gaining their trust very quickly by hand feeding and talking softly, allowing them to come to me in their own way and time. … Continue reading Room in the Chicken Coop

Goodbye My Honey

Yesterday I lost one of my beautiful ex-caged hens. Honey was rescued and spared slaughter last August by a wonderful hen rescue organisation called Little Hen Rescue. She came to our garden smallholding with 2 other rescued hens and spent the rest of her time as free as a bird. She was quite a character, quickly securing position as … Continue reading Goodbye My Honey

Rays of Sunshine

I like the title of this post. It describes something positive, something happy and warming. It's exactly how I felt yesterday, collecting our new rescue hens. Three little girls came home with us to start a new life, they're a much-needed tonic for me and everything I can possibly give them will be a tonic for them too. I'm pouring … Continue reading Rays of Sunshine

Little Hen Rescue – June 15th 2013

Do you have room in your chicken coop and space in your garden? Can you offer a retirement home to ex-caged laying hens? Yes? Little Hen Rescue would love to hear from you! Another rescue is scheduled for June 15th with the majority of lucky ladies going to Little Hen Rescue's base in Norfolk, the rest to Cambridgeshire … Continue reading Little Hen Rescue – June 15th 2013

Little Hen Rescue – Homes for Hens

Would you like to re-home some rescue hens? Little Hen Rescue regularly need pet home for rescue hens to live out the rest of their lives. They currently have hens looking for homes that were recently rescued from enrichment cages, most are well feathered and still capable of laying but this can never be guaranteed. From my own experiences of keeping rescue hens what I can guarantee … Continue reading Little Hen Rescue – Homes for Hens

New Hens from Little Hen Rescue

I'd like to introduce you to a couple of sweet little hens, meet Willow and Grace. They were rescued yesterday by a hen rescue organisation called Little Hen Rescue (along with 300 others) from a farm operating the new enriched cages. A couple of the hen rescuers happen to be friends of mine and live locally to … Continue reading New Hens from Little Hen Rescue