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Today is the day for rescuing ex Battery Hens


We are just about to leave off for picking up 20 ex battery hens from the Little Hen Rescue centre in Norwich.

Their new home is all spruced up and ready for them. their run is our mini orchard which has a Conference pear, Victoria Plum, Braeburn Apple, Bramley apple and Stella Cherry trees. Paul will be making them a dust bath where we will sprinkle the mite powder, that way, when they get used to being a proper lady hen, they will dust themselves.

I will take some photos tomorrow and upload them. Sorry havent been here for a while, work, home and family is very hectic, plus our veg plot has come on leaps and bounds, Paul has finished building the raised borders with frames so they are all netted and Ive been transplanting much of the veg I started off inside. (Photos of that coming soon as weel)

I am also on Facebook if any of you want to be my friend there :-)

Back soon. Happy gardening.

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Goodness, you have been busy! Hope you all enjoy the new additions to your household! I'm sure they'll love their new home, can't wait to see them all!

3 May, 2009


Good for you with the chickens feel so sorry for those poor battery hens, at least the 1's your getting will get there freedom.

3 May, 2009


you are a real hero, thats great what you are doing for those hens.

well done you you have my upmost respect

x x x

3 May, 2009


hope you'll get some picture for us. xxx

3 May, 2009


The hens will think its Christmas and their birthday all rolled into one. How wonderful it will be for them in your lovely orchard and having your loving care after the previous life :) Looking forward to seeing the new photos.

3 May, 2009


Thanks everyone. Im just about to write another blog with some photos. Its been a busy night and day :-) all worth it ofcourse.

4 May, 2009

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