|At left, Rapunzel present-day. At right, Rapunzel Aug. 23—the day we rescued her from a local egg farm.|
|Spent hens, day one.|
Here are all our Rapunzels on the day of their rescue:
Since then, we've given the birds plenty of space to run around at Better Farm, scratch in the dirt, learn all about dust baths, and eat to their hearts' content under the bright sun, blue sky, and fresh air. We've fed them a steady diet of layer feed mixed with cracked corn (to help them put on weight against the cooler temperatures) and lots of delicious food scraps from Better Farm's kitchen.
Two months have never seemed so critical, or life-altering. Check out the same birds last week:
Like what you see? It only costs $5/month to sponsor one of our rescued hens! To sponsor your own Rapunzel for a year and receive monthly updates and photos, donate $60 here.