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What came first- the chickens or the blog?

Sweet Chilly Chickens

on October 6, 2013

It never ceases to amaze me how often hens make the “news”. A short item in the Daily Mail on 5th October tells the tale of Margot and Valerie, two rescue battery hens adopted by Trevor and Valerie Stickley in Bournemouth, England. Now free to roam outside these 18 month old Rhode Island Reds were suffering from the lower autumnal temperatures, so the local tailor was asked to make them bespoke fleece jackets. A spokesman from the Zipyard, the tailor in question, said “it was the weirdest request we have ever received but we were more than happy to help”.

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