Category Archives: Ex-Battery Hens


Her official name is “Edith” after Edith in “Picnic In Hanging Rock”, but I actually call her “Wonky Wobbles 1” more than Edith because she seems to respond to it more! Edith was found with broken bones, emaciated, in shock, infected and dying in a crate at an abattoir waiting to be slaughtered. It took […]

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Red Robin

  Red Robin was rescued from the abattoir in October, 2016. She was completely emaciated, featherless and terrified.  She and her thousands of shed mates had been crammed in to the transport crates so tightly that there were dead hens everywhere. She came to Lefty’s with two of her featherless friends from the same crate, […]

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Rescued from the crates full of hens awaiting slaughter the next morning, Cruskit was pulled out of her crate emaciated and completely featherless. Her tiny little body quivered in fear and cold as she sat in the car waiting for her next chapter in life. She was so tiny. Such a small, little featherless life […]

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