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My gorgeous girl Daisy enjoying a cuddle. Daisy was rescued from a chicken farm where she had been confined to a wire cage her entire life. At about 18 months of age, “layers” are slaughtered and their meat is sold to the pet food industry. I’d rescue more, but my space is limited so hoping to buy a small piece of land so I can rescue and rehabilitate critters in need.

Please check out my other hen photos. Click on the photo below.

Nikon D90, 105mm lens.

Featured in Layered with Texture group Feb 2011.
Featured in Love Affair with the Lens Jan 2011.

Tags

hens, chickens, poultry, birds, farmyard animals

Comments

  • polly470
    polly470over 3 years ago

    I am so behind you with this!! I am a member of a conservation society, and I am hoping to have a tiny exhibition to sell images to go towards it…
    P
    xxx

  • Oh excellent. I wish you great success with this venture. The only way it seems to get to people is to show graphic images, but mainstream media won’t allow much of that.

    – Edge-of-dreams

  • BLYTHART
    BLYTHARTover 3 years ago

    We have four pet hens. Their beaks were clipped before we bought them and I think that is sad. I believe the practice is becoming illegal here in the UK this year.

  • Lucky you. I wish I had more. Slowly but surely things are happening, like the banning of sow stalls, but the wheels turn slowly when it comes to farm animals. Thanks so much for your support.

    – Edge-of-dreams

  • Ainsley Kellar Creations
    Ainsley Kellar...over 3 years ago

    My heart goes out to you and your beloved Daisy. I cannot fathom cruelty to animals. I, too, would rescue them all if I could. Your capture is outstanding, so touching and beautiful, and your message is of the utmost importance.

  • Thank you so much, your comment means a lot to me.

    – Edge-of-dreams

  • ajgosling
    ajgoslingover 3 years ago

    Lovely picture. Its a shame that not everyone values or cherishes these beautiful creatures.

  • No, but the enightened few are doing what they can to educate those around them. Hopefully some of my photos will make people think about what they buy and eat.

    – Edge-of-dreams

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 3 years ago

    Love this close up and that she is having a cuddle.

  • Yes, she was totally blissing out :-)

    – Edge-of-dreams

  • trish725
    trish725over 3 years ago

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 3 years ago

    great work

  • Thanks so much for stopping by!

    – Edge-of-dreams

  • Yool
    Yoolover 3 years ago

    Wonderful work here Mia both the picture and the rescue :))

  • Thanks Mariola!

    – Edge-of-dreams

  • Ainsley Kellar Creations
    Ainsley Kellar...over 3 years ago

  • Thanks so much Ainsley!

    – Edge-of-dreams

  • sledding10
    sledding10over 3 years ago

    Wonderful image and story…loving heart you have!

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