Friday, February 26, 2010

That's Why One Should Be Happy They Weren't Born to be Chickens

The knitwear will be donated to Little Hen Rescue in Norwich, a not-for-profit organisation which re-homes the hens.

Battery hens, which are not bred for meat, are normally sold for slaughter after one year, when they start producing fewer eggs.

The rescue centre buys them and then offers them as pets as an alternative.

Members of the knit and crochet club, which meets in the craft centre at Monkton Elm Garden & Pet Centre, Taunton, said they liked to help charities and organisations, and thought chicken clothes were a great idea.

Read on here.

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