Chicken owner knits sweaters for featherless rescues

Chicken owner knits wooly jumpers for birds

An animal-lover is stopping chickens getting cold in the winter freeze – by knitting them woolly jumpers.


Crafty Ann Duran, 55, took pity on hens left featherless after being rescued from a battery farm.

And she came up with eggs-actly the right answer to keep them warm – hand-knitted tanktops.

Ann said: “Some people think I am a little bit crazy but I didn’t like to think of chickens shivering through the winter.

FULL STORY at the Telegraph.





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