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Meet Billy, Douglas and Herbert – Rescued Dairy Calves

24 May 2014

Like all other mammals, cows have to produce calves to produce milk. Cows produce milk for their offspring, not for humans and so the calves are the dairy waste by-product. The male calves and many of the females are taken from their mum’s at a day or so old and slaughtered, many end up in pet […]

200 Chickens Saved from Slaughter

24 May 2014

This week we have rescued a further 200 hens from a commercial caged farm in Cambridge, these hens would have otherwise been killed for pet food or cheap pies. Egg laying hens have a bleak life, as soon as they lay eggs around 16 weeks, they are confined into overcrowded cages, with little of their […]

M62 Lorry Crash – Rescued chickens

19 May 2014

You may have heard TV and Radio News Reports about a lorry crash on the M62 as it was travelling to the slaughterhouse, with 7,000 hens on-board. Unfortunately over 1,000 hens were killed in the crash and many more strewn across the carriageway. Whilst a few hundred were rescued, many thousands continued with their horrific journey […]

Sociable Rabbits

06 Apr 2014

Meet Fergus and Alice, they are deeply in love and are completely inseparable. Alice was rescued by a member of the public, who found her wrapped in a bin liner, thrown away, just like a piece of rubbish, Fergus’s story isn’t much better. Fergus came in with two other rabbits, each were infected with E. […]

Fox with Mange Rescued

27 Jan 2014

We fetched this poor fox this weekend from a nearby town. Initial reports were that the fox was lying in a hedge bottom and looking very sorry for himself, it didn’t sound good at all. By the time we got there, all kitted out to rescue him, he had moved. Even a dying animal, fearing […]

Goat Rescue

26 Jan 2014

Meet the girls, Daisy, Petal and Mary, and Petal’s two kids, Ronnie and Rosie. These family is very lucky to have been rescued, they are not in great health. The three Nanny adults were bought by the previous owners of a farm, who could no longer keep them. All of them have severely overgrown hooves. One mother […]

Rescue Statistics 2012

23 Jan 2014

2012 Summery Released Rehomed Euthanaised Died At Sanctuary Total GRAND TOTAL 556 21 96 204 877   Pets Rehomed Euthanaised Died At Sanctuary Total Rabbit 28 0 0 28 Guinea Pig 10 0 0 5 15 Geese 0 0 0 4 4 Hamster 3 0 0 0 3 Budgies 1 0 0 0 1 Cats […]

2013 – 1240 Animals Rescued

03 Jan 2014

Since Brinsley Animal Rescue formed 6 years ago, each year we have steadily grown, this continued in 2013 with 1240 pets, farm animals and wild animals rescued by the Charity. We would like to thank all of our hard working volunteers and supporters, without which, these animals could not have been rescued. The Charity is […]