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Mario - CA
Mario - CA
Chicken - CA

Mario was rescued from being down at the animal shelter. He is a Japanese Silky and his feathers look more like soft fur. He is gentle and kind and…

Dylan - CA
Dylan - CA
Chicken - CA

Dylan along with Phoenix, Monique, Drew and Alex were rescued from a slaughterhouse. Filthy, terrified, and fearing the worst, we worked diligently…

Diamond - MO
Diamond - MO
Chicken - MO

Diamond was going to be killed because she was too old to lay eggs. But we love her not for her eggs, but for her feathered beauty, her intelligent…

Opal - MO
Opal - MO
Chicken - MO

Opal lived her entire life with a family who loved her very much and a sister who she adored. Tragically, something attacked her sister one night and…

Drew - CA
Drew - CA
Chicken - CA

Drew along with Phoenix, Dylan, Monique and Alex were rescued from a slaughterhouse. Filthy, terrified, and fearing the worst, we worked diligently…

Alex - CA
Alex - CA
Chicken - CA

Alex along with Drew, Dylan, Monique and Phoenix were rescued from a slaughterhouse. Filthy, terrified, and fearing the worst, we worked diligently…

Sunrise - CA
Sunrise - CA
Chicken - CA

Sunrise is our oldest chicken, rescued many years ago from a pet store that had 45 chicks stuffed into a tiny cage. After customers complained, they…

Monique - CA
Monique - CA
Chicken - CA

Monique along with Phoenix, Dylan, Drew and Alex were rescued from a slaughterhouse. Filthy, terrified, and fearing the worst, we worked diligently…

Poppy - TN
Poppy - TN
Chicken - TN

Poppy came from a home where her and her 6 sisters were loved and cared for as family members. When the family moved they quickly found out their home…

Rita - TN
Rita - TN
Chicken - TN

We were contacted by a woman who had a flock of chickens that she loved, but no matter how hard she tried to predator-proof her yard and coop, predators…

Girlfriend - TN
Girlfriend - TN
Chicken - TN

Girlfriend came from a home where her and her 6 sisters were loved and cared for as family members. When the family moved they quickly found out their…

Luigi - CA
Luigi - CA
Chicken - CA

Luigi was left at our veterinarians office by someone who couldn’t take care of him. Our vet asked us to take him in and we are so glad we did. He’s…

Rosey - TN
Rosey - TN
Chicken - TN

Rosey was adopted out to a family when we first moved to Tennessee, but it didn't work out so he came back to live with us. While we were looking for…

Perfect - MO
Perfect - MO
Chicken - MO

Perfect was going to be slaughtered when she was too old to lay eggs. But we saved her to be part of our family instead. We don't need her eggs, we…

Carrie - TN
Carrie - TN
Chicken - TN

Carrie was one of twenty chicks rescued from a poultry farm and brought to The Gentle Barn Tennessee to live a better life and spread awareness of the…

Eliza - CA
Eliza - CA
Chicken - CA

Eliza was hatched in a classroom and later became someone's pet. After a while the novelty of having a hen wore off and she was brought to The Gentle…

Fluffy - TN
Fluffy - TN
Chicken - TN

Fluffy came from a home where her and her 6 sisters were loved and cared for as family members. When the family moved they quickly found out their…

Rick Springfield - TN
Rick Springfield - TN
Chicken - TN

Rick Springfield was found at The Nashville international airport. No one really knows why he was living there, I guess he was just waiting to catch…

Jasmine - CA
Jasmine - CA
Chicken - CA

Jasmine was born with deformed toes. We were asked to help and took her to our avian specialist. After a week in the hospital her toes were straightened…

Tulip - CA
Tulip - CA
Chicken - CA

Tulip was rescued in 2009 when her mom came out from under a bush with fifteen babies. We do not know who she belonged to, but we did know that if she…

Mildred - TN
Mildred - TN
Chicken - TN

Mildred came from a home where her and her 6 sisters were loved and cared for as family members. When the family moved they quickly found out their…

Georgia - MO
Georgia - MO
Chicken - MO

Georgia (white one) was unwanted by her owner because she wasn't laying eggs anymore. At The Gentle Barn we love her not for her eggs, but for her beautiful…

Peggy - CA
Peggy - CA
Chicken - CA

Peggy was born with a fused elbow which disallowed her to use one of her legs. Her previous owners took her to an avian expert to euthanize her, but…

Phoenix - CA
Phoenix - CA
Chicken - CA

Phoenix along with Drew, Dylan, Monique and Alex were rescued from a slaughterhouse. Filthy, terrified, and fearing the worst, we worked diligently…

Carlyle - TN
Carlyle - TN
Chicken - TN

Carlyle was one of twenty chicks rescued from a poultry farm and brought to The Gentle Barn Tennessee to live a better life and spread awareness of…

Peppermint Patty - TN
Peppermint Patty - TN
Chicken - TN

Peppermint Patty was born to the egg industry where she lived in a small cage for her first two years of life laying eggs. Then she was sent to slaughter…

Rebecca - CA
Rebecca - CA
Chicken - CA

Rebecca was found wondering the streets and brought to the safety of The Gentle Barn so she could have a home and a family. We absolutely love having…

Betsy - TN
Betsy - TN
Chicken - TN

Betsy came from a home where her and her 6 sisters were loved and cared for as family members. When the family moved they quickly found out their home…

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When you sponsor an animal for yourself or as a gift, you will receive in the mail a Certificate of Sponsorship, your animal friend's bio, and a beautiful 5x7 photo!

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