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Full Text Summary Of The Brochure:
Here’s The Open Sanctuary Project’s “So You Want To Rescue A Chicken” text summary:
Panel 1: “So you want to rescue a chicken? Learn more about what a chicken needs from you in order to live a long, happy & healthy life with this short guide!”
Panel 2: “Did you know that certain breeds of chickens can live into their teens? Chickens are complex individuals who need a lot more care than you may have read about online or in “homesteading” guides! What does compassionate chicken care look like? What can you do to help one or some of the many chickens who need help in the world?”
Panel 3: “Immediate Care Needs:
When welcoming a chicken into your home or sanctuary, you need to be prepared to handle any potential health challenges they may be facing, which may include:
Pressing health issues or emergencies
Internal or external parasites
Malnutrition or overfeeding symptoms
Complex behavioral challenges
Reproductive system concerns
Concerning flock dynamics
It’s very important to learn as much as you can about what chickens need and their responsible care prior to accepting chickens into your daily life!”
Panel 4: “It is a MYTH that chickens do not need veterinary care!
Lifelong Care Needs:
Just like a cat or a dog, chickens are feeling, thoughtful individuals who have specific needs
in order to live happy, healthy lives, including:
• Access to an experienced avian veterinarian
• A diet appropriate for the individual
• A clean, appropriate The indoor or outdoor area where an animal resident lives, eats, and rests.
• Close daily observations of the flock
• Regular health checks from you
• Medical intervention when sick or hurt
• Safe management of egg-laying side effects
• Protection from weather and other animals
• An enriching environment and activities”
Panel 5: “Free guides to check out:
There are many free guides, videos, and courses dedicated to the lifelong compassionate care of chickens at OpenSanctuary.org! Topics include:
Indoor & Outdoor Housing
Feeding, Supplements, & Treats
Safety For Chickens & For You
Health Checks & Signs Of Concern
Enrichment Strategies For Chickens
And a whole lot more!”
Panel 6: “Learn more about The Open Sanctuary Project:
The Open Sanctuary Project is a freely accessible, always growing digital guide for any resources or information you need in order to responsibly create and successfully manage an animal sanctuary or to provide the best possible care to animals in order to help them live long, healthy, happy lives free of exploitation.
All of our resources are researched and responsibly crafted with the intention of promoting compassionate care standards and practices for animals in need of help and sanctuary, while identifying and discouraging practices that are exploitative or harmful to the individual. Visit OpenSanctuary.org”