Archive for September, 2012

Partridge Released after Broken Wing Injury

23 Sep 2012

This beautiful male Partridge was brought to us by staff at the City Hospital Nottingham. He lived with his partner in the hospital grounds, but had received an injury to his wing, breaking it. The break was on a joint, so we didn’t have too much hope that we’d be able to release him back […]

4 Mallard Ducks Released

16 Sep 2012

This was mum with her remaining 4 ducklings back in July. Mum makes a nest and hatches her young each year on the roof of the QMC Hospital, unfortunately this year she and her duckings walked over a newly sealed roof and were covered in sealant. Mum and the surviving 4 duckings were brought to us, very […]

Barn Duck Rescue

15 Sep 2012

Earlier this week we fetched 50 commercial ducks from Worcestershire, that were off for slaughter, these have been factory farmed for their eggs, now at the end of their commercial life they were off for meat. We have been unable to save over 5,000 that have gone to the slaughter house, but at least these girls […]

Joe the Ram

04 Sep 2012

We have just taken on Joe the Ram, he is a young and friendly entire Ram. He is now sharing a field with 5 turkeys, 2 goats and 2 ponies. He greets us every day, patiently waiting for us. In the next few weeks we can get him castrated, he can then join our other […]

Tommy Rescued from the Butchers

03 Sep 2012

We didn’t dare think about Tommy’s destiny, when we heard about his story, although we simply have no room, we just had to save him and take him in. Trading Standards in Coventry were involved in Tommy’s rescue, this sweet, friendly chap was found living in squaller behind a butchers shop, living amongst rubbish. He is […]

150 Barn Hens Rescued

01 Sep 2012

We have rescued another 150 hens, these were part of 20,000 birds going for slaughter, it would have perfect to rescued them all, but at least 150 will find life-long loving homes. These are barn hens, just like caged and free range hens, at the end of their commercial life they are sent for slaughter to become pet food […]