As you may know by now, the school rescued some caged hens in poor condition. They were underweight, had a few feathers on their backs and were very light. Did you know? Caged hens have a floor space of just 750cm2. When they arrived the hens were very scared, hadn’t been on grass or explore the outside.
Thankfully with your help from donating tins of sweetcorn and the children helping out in the quad, these chickens have flourished and in just under 2 months have now regrown feathers, become more confident and put on weight. You can hardly tell the difference between them and the original hens in the quad.
Jessie Cole is our Chicken Rescue Coordinator.