In the early hours of Friday 15th August three masked men broke into the animal rescue centre in Norfolk, England where Toby Chaplin was staying as a night watchman. They bound the 23 year old with parcel tape and beat him while ransacking the caravan Mr Chaplin was sleeping in as well as the main […]
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A couple of weeks ago I took a trip down to Watton, Norfolk with Paul (Hench Herbivore), Gemma (Finding Gemma), Penny (Founder of Norwich Vegans) and Vegan Revolution to collect twelve ex-commercial hens that were to be rescued by a volunteer from the non-profit organisation Fresh Start For Hens that same day. Commercially, all laying hens […]
You may have heard on the news recently that on 14th May 2014, over 1,000 chickens were killed when the lorry transporting them crashed into a safety barrier on the M62 in Greater Manchester. The lorry was carrying 6,800 chickens when it crashed on the eastbound carriageway between junctions 11 and 12 at about 4am. Louise […]
Every so often I commission an artist to paint battery hens either during or after their time at the farm. The painting below was perfectly created by the ever-inspirational artist Ejay Basford and will be framed as a reminder as to where my own hens come from and, despite everything, how determined they are to really live. BATTERY […]