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Brinsley Animal Rescue – Becomes a Charity

20 Feb 2009

Finally after months of  filling out paperwork and receiving advice, we are now officially a Charity and have a Brinsley Animal Rescue bank account. This will allow us to not only claim the tax back on donations but to apply for grants.

The life of a broiler hen

12 Feb 2009

Many people who have visited us ask us what kind of hen Bertha is.  She is a ‘broiler’ hen.  She was ‘designed’ to live for 39 days, that’s all it takes from birth to slaughter for food.

More goats & 2 sheep!

11 Feb 2009

We have been asked to take on 4 goats and 2 Jacob sheep. We need help to build another enclosure for these animals who are already living together. Woody the goat in the picture originally lived in a ‘petting farm’ but kept escaping.

£1000 reward to catch swan killers

11 Feb 2009

Recently there has been a spate of attacks on swans not far from here. A swan has been shot in Jacksdale and Codnor as well as another 4 being attacked and 1 being decapitated. PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) are offering a £1000 reward for anyone with information on these horrific crimes. Anyone […]

This week is ‘Rabbit Week’

28 Jan 2009

We always make sure that all of our rabbits go to homes where they will live with at least 1 other rabbit. Rabbits are not solitary animals and in the wild live in large groups.

Hen Rescue – 150 Ex-battery Hens Arrive!

24 Jan 2009

Today we carried out our first hen rescue of 2009, these are ex-battery hens that would otherwise be sent for slaughter at 18 months old, all in the name of cheap food.


13 Jan 2009

We desperately need a variety of equipment and materials, as well as help, to allow us to continue to expand our sanctuary to allow us to rescue more animals.

2008 A Successful First Year for Brinsley Animal Rescue

08 Jan 2009

2008 was a very important year for us, firstly Brinsley Animal Rescues was formed but it was also a year in which we had to fight red tape, to allow us to continue with our animal rescue, when we were forced to apply for planning permission. Fortunately it was eventully granted. Over the year we have looked after between 100 […]

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