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Get your How to Care for Rescued Hens ebook

If you are thinking of rescuing factory farmed hens then you need to download this How to Care for Rescued Hen ebook.  It gives you all the info you need to save yourself the learning curve of caring for ex-battery hens. 

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Instant Download Printable 

Adapted from the NSW Hen Rescue Adoption pack, this How to Care for Rescued Hens printable PDF will give you all the info you need to give your rescued hens a safe, happy life. 

Written by the founder of NSW Hen Rescue, Catherine Kelaher, this booklet will save you the learning curve that Catherine went through. 

Download along with the Companion Chicken Log Book to ensure you give your hens the very best of care. 

The current contents is below, however Catherine will be adding new topics to this booklet over time. We will email you as soon as new content is available. 



What You Will Need & Things to Consider Before Adopting

Save Yourself The Learning Curve - Things I wish I had known

Feeding Chickens

Predator Proofing Coops & Enclosures

Respectful Language & Naming Chickens

Introducing New Chickens to the Rest of Your Flock

Egg Issues & Implants

The Health of Your Newly Liberated Chickens

Behaviour to Expect

Spotting Symptoms

Common Ailments

Finding a Good Vet for Chickens

How to Keep Chickens Safe in the Heat

Keeping Chickens Warm in Winter

Bushfire Evacuation


Currently 40 A4 pages, but much more to be added.  


COMING SOON (and included in download)...

Broiler chicken care

Rooster care and rehoming 

Bathing a hen when necessary

How to  give meds (with photos)

How to avoid extra flies, rodents and pigeons

Bonding with chickens

Chickens in the house

Chicken first aid kit

History of the hen rescue -  My story

Pet sitters

How to liberate/rescue

How to safely find good homes

Broody hens

Emergency rescue kit

Keeping Your Chickens Entertained


If you would like more topics to be added to the How to Care for Rescued Hens Booklet please contact us with your suggestions. 


Digital download only. No physical print items will be mailed. Download will be available immediately after purchase.  Pages are not interactive or editable and are intended to be printed and filled out by hand. Printables are for personal use only. Digital download does not constitute a transfer of rights. May not be shared, resold, or used for commercial purposes