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Battery hens rescued not stolen

Tuesday, 14 October 2008, 12:55 am | Open Rescue Collective

14 October 2008   New Zealand Open Rescue activist Mark Eden is facing burglary charges relating to the November 2006 rescue of 20 battery hens from Turk's Poultry, an intensive egg farm in Foxton owned by Ron Turk.   His jury trial continues at ... More >>

Mother’s Day rescue, piglets saved from horror

Saturday, 10 May 2008, 12:58 am | Open Rescue Collective

Mother’s Day rescue, piglets saved from horror New Zealand Open Rescue has conducted an undercover investigation into an intensive piggery in Auckland, uncovering gruesome evidence and rescuing two female piglets. “Our investigation revealed death, cannibalism ... More >>

Compassion not burglary, says battery hen activist

Sunday, 20 January 2008, 4:02 pm | Open Rescue Collective

Open Rescue Collective activist Mark Eden is facing burglary charges relating to the November 2006 rescue of 20 battery hens from Turk's Poultry, an intensive egg farm in Foxton owned by Ron Turk. More >>

Spirit Of Christmas Urges Relief For Battery Hens

Sunday, 23 December 2007, 1:42 pm | Open Rescue Collective

Some fortunate battery hens in New Zealand received immediate relief from cruelty and severe confinement thanks to the efforts of members of New Zealand Open Rescue Collective. More >>

Easter Bunny Rescues Battery Hens

Friday, 6 April 2007, 2:43 pm | Open Rescue Collective

As a gesture of goodwill this Easter, the Easter Bunny, helped by animal rights activists from the Open Rescue Collective, broke into a South Auckland battery hen farm and rescued 10 battery hens from their cages. More >>

Illegal grisly corpse pit found by animal rights a

Monday, 2 April 2007, 10:37 am | Open Rescue Collective

Yesterday afternoon animal rights activists from the Open Rescue Collective discovered a fly-infested pit filled with rotting broiler chicken corpses behind a Foxton factory farm. Activists say the dump is illegal as the corpses were piled up, along with ... More >>

Eggs "laid next to rotting corpses"

Sunday, 17 December 2006, 12:37 am | Open Rescue Collective

Following an Open Rescue of 20 hens from Turks Poultry Farm in Foxton last month, activists have made an official complaint to MAF’s Animal Welfare Compliance and Enforcement Group regarding numerous breaches of animal welfare regulations which ... More >>

 

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