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Pierre’s Rescue – One in a Million

Late last month, during a battery caged hen rescue, the CETFA Rescue Team stumbled upon a happy surprise: a rooster.  In the egg industry, there is only a need for female birds. At the hatchery, if a chick is determined … Continue reading

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Canada Day rescue: A lesson easy to swallow…with just the will to make it happen

by Dr. Olivier Berreville / CETFA It was a sweltering late afternoon on Canada day when my friends and I, about to go out for dinner, noticed a baby swallow on the ground in our garage.  He had fallen from … Continue reading

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Rescue chicks – update

A note from Anne, coordinator for CETFA’s investigations and rescue team, Western region. Just wanted to give a quick update about the 4 chicks we rescued from a kindergarten hatching project. Their adoptive mother reports they are doing fantastic and … Continue reading

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Rescue 140: Giving Hens a Second Chance at Life

Late May 2012, the CETFA Rescue Crew organized and rescued 140 battery-caged hens who were destined for slaughter. The hens had spent over a year crammed into battery cages – barren wire cages so small they couldn’t even spread their … Continue reading

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