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My 2 rescued hens, Daisy and Rosie enjoying some seeds. Layers are usually slaughtered at the tender young age of 18 months and sold to the pet food industry. These gorgeous girls have now been given a new lease on life and are free to explore the big wide world outside of cage hell. Now they can scratch in the dirt and seek out worms and other tasty morsels, enjoy sand baths and laze in the sun. Hens are very easy to keep and make wonderful pets. As a bonus, you get eggs too!

Nikon D90, 105mm lens.
Melbourne, Australia.

Featured in The Weekend Photographer Feb 2011.
Featured in Best from Around the Barnyard group Feb 2011.
+Featured in The Birds group Feb 2011.

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hens, poultry, birds, farmyard animals, textures

Comments

  • Yool
    Yoolover 3 years ago

    Excellent job my friend !!!!!!!!!

  • bobby1
    bobby1over 3 years ago

    Beautiful story stunning work

  • Ellen van Deelen
    Ellen van Deelenover 3 years ago

    What a beautiful hens,they have been very lucky that you rescued them! Beautiful photo!

  • MissyD
    MissyDover 3 years ago

    Well done Mia, looks great!

  • Danica Radman
    Danica Radmanover 3 years ago

    no soup, please !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    :)
    old master school at it’s best
    bravoooooo

  • Cat2be
    Cat2beover 3 years ago


    Congratulations on your feature 4 February 2011
    AND congratulations on your new addition. I had 10, loved them all :-))

  • RainbowWomanTas
    RainbowWomanTasover 3 years ago

    Congrats on your feature. Great.

  • trish725
    trish725over 3 years ago

  • Kathy Baccari
    Kathy Baccariover 3 years ago

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 3 years ago

    great work

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