WELCOME TO THE FARM ANIMAL SANCTUARY.

Walking through livestock markets over 30 years ago, I was sickened by what I saw. It was this experience that led me to purchase over 60 of the sickest animals. With the veterinary care, comfort and food that we provided, I’m proud to say nearly all of them survived.

The story was taken up by the national and local press and the Sanctuary was formed, not just for the sake of the animals already rescued, but to be able to make people aware of the terrible conditions. Meetings were held with many representatives from the farming world. All of them agreed that the standards were unacceptable and that improvements were to be made.

Currently, we care for 470 sheep, 13 cattle, 14 pigs, 18 ponies and horses, 14 cats, 5 dogs, 1 donkey, 1 parrot, 1 budgie, 7 ducks, 4 geese, 100 hens and cockerels, 7 turkeys and 8 alpacas!

We need to raise £2,500 a week to keep these animals and we need every bit of help we can get to keep these, and future animals, comfortable and safe.

Please feel free to browse this site to read more about the Sanctuary and its residents.

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Every little penny we raise goes straight back into running our Sanctuary. Just £5 goes a long way to helping us keep running!

We provide a secure place for over 600 animals and birds. They have been rescued from abuse, neglect, slaughter and abandonment and live out their days with us, free from fear and cruelty.

SPONSOR AN ANIMAL

BATTERY CHICKENS

Chickens would naturally spend their day foraging for food and scratching the ground looking for insects and seeds. Unfortunately, the vast majority of the 50 billion chickens reared each year experience intensive farming methods.

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COW WELFARE

Intensive dairy farming results in an increasing number of welfare problems for dairy cows. There are over 270 million cows producing milk across the world. They often become emaciated due to high milk yields leading to lameness, mastitis and infertility.

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PIG WELFARE

Around 1.4 billion pigs are slaughtered annually for meat worldwide. In intensive systems, sows (mother pigs) are often confined in narrow crates, unable to to move freely, when they are pregnant and nursing their piglets.

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SHEEP WELFARE

The main welfare issues affecting sheep are from mutilations, lameness, transport and illness caused by disease. The health problems of sheep are largely treatable or avoidable with good grazing, breeding and stockmanship.

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JUST

£10

WOULD BUY

A Salt Lick

A bag of feed

A bag of sheep mix

JUST

£30

ANIMAL CARE PACKAGE

A big bale of hay

A bag of food mix

A bag of apples

Polo mints

WHERE DOES YOUR MONEY GO?

Just a few pounds can really make a difference to our animals.

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