Category Archives: Broiler Chickens

The Friendship of Marshmallow and Goblin

In April, 2016 Marshmallow, the broiler hen, was rescued from an intensive meat chicken farm. She was rescued at 6 weeks old. She was scheduled to be slaughtered at 7 weeks old. She was rescued with two other broiler chickens that night, Constance and Spring, who both sadly died. This left Marshmallow without the broiler […]

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Christine Riding - July 24, 2016 - 8:08 am

Just love this story, not matter that I’ve read it before! <3

Mary Nolan - July 24, 2016 - 6:45 am

I love to read the stories that Tamara puts together with her heart warming beautiful photos of her feathery, wooly and hairy friends – thanks Tamara 🙂

Mary Nolan - July 24, 2016 - 6:43 am

I love to read the stories that Tamara puts together with her heart warming beautiful photos of her feathery, wooly and hairy friends – thanks Tamara 🙂

Marshmallow

She was rescued from a broiler (meat) factory farm in April, 2016. She was 6 weeks old and was living with tens of thousands of other hens in a huge shed with a floor covered with chicken poo inches thick. I grabbed her and put her under my jumper and left the farm. I took […]

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Spring

Spring was found on the ground of a intensive meat chicken farm. She was found in a shed full of about 60,000 chickens of 6 weeks old who were nearly ready to be slaughtered. Spring was huddled on the ground unable to move. She was half the size of all the other chickens and was […]

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Christine Riding - April 28, 2016 - 12:54 pm

Tears reading Spring’s story. What humans do for the sake of a quick snack is deplorable. Thank you for trying to save her and her friends. She might be ‘gone’ but she won’t be forgotten because of your lovely tribute <3

Hedwig

In a sea of 60,000 white baby broiler chicks (chickens bred for meat) stood Hedwig. Her beautiful grey feathers shone out against the white chickens and her sweet face was full of innocence. At one week old she was already enormous compared to a normal chick. You see, broiler chickens are chickens selectively bred for […]

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