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As for the yellow hen, she continued to peck away at the sand busily, and seemed quite contented with her bill-of-fare.
She and her volunteers have now saved the lives of over 10,000 battery hens.
So far 600,000 hens have been rehomed and a series of pop-up events Chicks' is being held nationwide to encourage more people to adopt at least three birds.
FIVE lucky hens destined for slaughter have been rehomed by a Coventry primary school.
Culling chickens isn't on our agenda; we put our older hens to work.
We analyzed the behavioral and vocal characteristics of laying hens in this study, with the aim of assessing the level of animal welfare in laying hen flocks in South Korea.
The first volume in the series on egg production considers safety and quality, but here researchers from many countries focus mainly on the health and welfare of the laying hens, but also on issues of environmental sustainability.
Furnished cages were developed in response to criticisms about the conventional battery-cage due to its confinement of laying hens in commercial egg production.
In this study, the prevalence and severity of lesions in non-cage laying hens from commercial farms in 2 of the largest egg-producing states, California and Iowa, were evaluated by postmortem examination.
YOU wouldn't get many turkeys voting for Christmas - but it could be a good time for hens.
Experimental studies were made on 24 laying hens 16 months of age from the "Avantgarde" poultry in the Ruzaevka municipal district of Mordovia with evident signs of mycotoxin poisoning.
These cages house 5 to 7 hens each, leaving a tight space for hens to live in and lay their eggs.
I had just ordered 50 Araucana chicks when I read the letter "Adoptive Mother Hens for Day-Old Chicks" in the June/July 2013 issue.
So, it was somewhat of a spectacle when 1,150 live hens arrived after a cross-country flight on a cargo plane.