Inspiring Kindness and Compassion towards Animals, Our Planet, and Each Other
Inspiring Kindness and Compassion towards Animals, Our Planet, and Each Other
Peyton Manning - MO
Peyton Manning - MO
Turkey - MO

Peyton Manning was rescued along with two other turkeys from Thanksgiving in Tennessee, in 2015. After learning he was safe and could accept…

Esther - MO
Esther - MO
Turkey - MO

Esther was rescued along with ten siblings from a very busy road. Neighbors had no idea where they came from, and after knocking on all doors could…

Spirit - MO
Spirit - MO
Cow - MO

Spirit is the 6th cow of the St Louis Six. He escaped the slaughter house with his brothers but because of his injuries during the round up process…

Betty Morgan - MO
Betty Morgan - MO
Turkey - MO

Betty Morgan was purchased from a turkey farm by an eight year old girl. When her parents wouldn’t allow her to keep Betty as a pet she begged one of…

Diamond - MO
Diamond - MO
Chicken - MO

We rescued Diamond in 2017 when she was around the age of 2. Diamond was used for her egg production, but when her laying slowed down, Diamond was going…

Perfect - MO
Perfect - MO
Chicken - MO

Perfect came to us in September of 2017 right before we opened to the public for the very first time here in Missouri. Her story is similar to that…

Ora - MO
Ora - MO
Turkey - MO

Ora and her sisters were rescued right down the road from us in Missouri. One of our neighbors called us after 11 turkeys showed up at their…

Gertrude - MO
Gertrude - MO
Chicken - MO

Gertrude was our most cuddled chicken, when all of the other hens were busy running around looking for bugs or scratching in the hay, Gertie preferred…

Einstein - MO
Einstein - MO
Sheep - MO

Einstein was feral, living in an abandoned 20-acre lot. People from the community tried to capture him for three years to no avail. Einstein…

Lemon - MO
Lemon - MO
Turkey - MO

Lemon and her sisters were rescued right down the road from us in 2017. One of our neighbors called us after 11 turkeys showed up at their house…

Daisy - MO
Daisy - MO
Chicken - MO

Our sweet girl, Daisy, left her body today. She had breakfast this morning and joined her turkey and chicken friends in the barn for the day before…

Azul - MO
Azul - MO
Turkey - MO

January 14th, 2018 was a very cold day. Our founders Ellie and Jay made a special trip to Missouri to help us rescue a sheep and a handful of…

Blossom - MO
Blossom - MO
Chicken - MO

We are so sad that our Blossom has passed away. It was sudden and, although we knew he didn’t have long, unexpected. Blossom was a broiler chicken,…

Georgia - MO
Georgia - MO
Chicken - MO

Georgia and her 3 sisters were rescued when they were too old to lay eggs, and their family no longer wanted them. At The Gentle Barn, we were thrilled…

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