Woodstock Animal Farm Sanctuary http://wamc.org en Rescued California Hens Move East To Sanctuaries http://wamc.org/post/rescued-california-hens-move-east-sanctuaries <p>More than 1,000 hens rescued from a factory egg operation in California arrived via plane in New York this morning.&nbsp; Four hundred of the hens are headed for two sanctuaries in the Hudson Valley region.</p><p>1,150 hens touched down in Elmira, New York. The $50,000 flight was funded by an anonymous donor. Kim Sturla is with California-based sanctuary for farmed animals Animal Place. She says the hens flown east were part of the more than 3,000 rescued from what is called a battery hen operation, an egg-laying factory.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 22:49:09 +0000 Allison Dunne 72989 at http://wamc.org Rescued California Hens Move East To Sanctuaries