Report this comment
  • "I would have loved to have rescued some of these but unfortunately social housing does not allow the keeping of poultry :( Sad in a time where people are looking for more ways to save money. Fresh laid eggs beat shop bought hands down."
  • This field is mandatory
  • This field is mandatory
  • Please note we will not accept reports with HTML tags or URLs in them.

  • Enter the above word in the box below

St Helens College students look after lucky hens

St Helens Star: Henrietta is enjoying like on campus. Henrietta is enjoying like on campus.

FREEDOM! Chickens have found safe sanctuary at St Helens College after 1,500 of their feathered friends were killed in a motorway crash.

In mid-May a lorry carrying thousands of chickens to slaughter crashed on the M62 motorway killing 1,500 fowl.

Six of the survivors are now recovering from their ordeal at St Helens College where Animal Care Department after tutors helped with the rescue.

Adam Howson, Curriculum Leader in Animal Care, said: “The chickens are a great addition to our current flock. Their health is improving daily and they have settled into the college well. Students and staff have taken a real shine to our latest arrivals.”

Local Businesses

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree