Hen harbor gives permanent sanctuary to nearly 100 chickens and waterfowl.
Sponsor a special bird, and take a sweet tax deduction!
When a hen's egg-laying wanes around the age of two, she is considered "spent" and is usually killed -- both by the egg industry and backyard flock keepers.
California is a hotbed for this cruel and illegal bloodsport. Several lucky refugees from the cockfighting-industry live peacefully at Hen Harbor.
Every spring, people purchase cute ducklings and goslings on a whim. Most wind up being dumped at parks or ponds, where they can quickly perish.