Sad news as Chicken 11 bows out

‘Chicken Eleven’ – named by Alex because he just liked the sound of it, sadly had to be put to sleep after enjoying just over a year of free range happiness since her rescue from the chop, following the disgusting battery farm life she had been through.

The poor girl wasn’t going to get better after her problem, and although she was happy (albeit a bit quiet) it was not a way of life she could sustain.

Her last full day and we took some movie clips of her having a bath & a blow dry.

Click for videos: Chicken Eleven ~ Bath & a blow-dry.

She was one of our first hens, and although she was a bit on the quiet side, she soon had a following of friends on Facebook & Twitter who often asked after her. Strange but true.

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2 responses to “Sad news as Chicken 11 bows out

  • "Bahz"

    Sorry to hear of Eleven’s passing (and thanks for the explanation for her name; otherwise I tho’t it would’ve sounded Borg-ish [Chicken Eleven of Fifteen says “You will be ASSIMILATED”]). I hope that last crack wasn’t TOO inappropriate, but I hope the fun memories will outweigh any sadness. Good luck to you guys.

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