A month ago, the survival of 4,460 hens on a central California egg farm depended solely on the actions of a few individuals.
Animal Place soon became one of the few organizations responsible for coordinating the largest rescue of farm animals in California history.
The hens arrived looking like this:
A month later? Check them out!
Being able to enjoy rolling in the dust, keeping themselves clean, is a right denied them on egg farms. We wish all chickens could enjoy this simple act.