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Mar 20, 2009

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  1. Sharon

    Being a dog, it’s clear you understand that your fellow non-human creatures have certain basic needs.

    Chooks may not be as smart or cute as you First Dog, but how those humans can allow this cage cruelty to continue is simply eggscruciating .Thanks for highlighting the misery of cheap cage egg production.

    Our family (including two of your fellow canines) recently adopted four ex-battery featherless and very frail hens, that were otherwise destined for chicken soup and pet food following their 12 months of cage misery. After spending their first few days hiding under their nest box shelf, they started to explore their new free and natural environment and the joy of sunlight, dirt and grass. A few months on and they are looking much healthier and happier, and the positive comments from neighbours and friends about the quality of their eggs is testament to the difference a humane and more natural free-range environment can make.

  2. Ev

    Oh dear. Sad and funny. Poor little buggers.

  3. Venise Alstergren

    FD: Well done! Sickening isn’t it? I can’t bring myself to read your comments yet. Too sad.

  4. Venise Alstergren

    I thought that a law was being passed to ban battery cages. Or did Steve Fielding put a stop to that as well?

  5. Rachel

    And a much longer and happier life than fan belt hens.

  6. paddy

    Well FD, after a brilliant run of funny, incisive,
    and some might even say “divine” cartoons this week .
    It’s only fitting that you bring us all back to earth with good
    hard kick in the cloaca.

    Note to self: Only buy the free range stuff and don’t trust the supermarket’s labels!

  7. Jboy

    They’ve got it easy compared
    to starter motor hens

  8. Cathy

    Never mind Steve and his frigging alcopops Jesus should have been at the battery hen farm. So where’s Bob Brown this week …saving Ronan Lee…heaven forbid. Good one FD.