Busy start to 2019 leaves Little Irchester animal sanctuary with 900 mouths to feed

A brood of 150 hens rescued from a battery farm are among the 900 mouths to feed at a Little Irchester animal sanctuary.
Animals in Need has had a "very busy and fairly traumatic" start to the year, including this week's arrival of the chickens.
The birds had never seen the light of day or walked on grass and were due to be killed before they were rescued by three members of the Animals in Need team.
Manager Annie Marriott said: "The hens came out being carried by their feet, held five in each hand by a worker from the facility.
"These birds were all completely shocked... read more

 
19 February 2019 in Regional East, Views: 34
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