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Hens Wearing Sweaters

Hens Wearing Sweaters

This cute story is from the Daily mail in The U.K.

Hens strut around outside wearing knitted jumpers to shake off winter chill

Former battery hens, who plucked out their feathers in frustration while living in cramped conditions, are now strutting around outside in knitted woolly jumpers.


The sleeveless sweaters have been knitted by Brigitte Hawley who rescued four chickens from battery farming.

Hens cooped up without room to move often pluck out their feathers in frustration – but when they were allowed to wander freely outside the chickens suffered from cold.

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One Response to this Article, So Far

  1. Avatar Kathleen Burton says:

    I’d like to get the knitting pattern. Would you please put me in touch with Brigitte Hawley.
    Sincerely, Kathleen Burton

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