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Rescue Ranch – Rescues

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Since its inception in August of 2010, Animal Place has rescued, rehomed or provided permanent refuge to: 21,665 hens, 224 roosters, 34 goats,  25 turkeys, 11 sheep, 9 pigs, 2 ducks, and 20 pigeons.  (As of 2/3/17)

2017

February 3 – 1 hen and 2 roosters from a shelter
January 24 – 2 hens from a private home
January 19 – 4 hens from a private individual who could no longer care for them
January 13 – 1 hen from a local animal shelter

2016

November 15 – 1 1-yr-old hen whose mate was killed by a mountain lion
November 1 – 9 roosters abandoned behind a feedstore
October 22 – 3 hens from a woman whose mother died
October 21 – 2 roosters left abandoned in a coop
October 13 – 1 sheep from a shelter
September 29 – 1 sheep left tied to a flagpole
September 7 – 2 potbellied piglets from a shelter
September 1 – 1,650 hens from a battery cage farm
August 26 – 2 roosters
July 30 – 1 duck, 1 rooster, 2 hens, 4 king pigeons
July 29 – 1 rooster
June 3 – 1 goat from a local animal control agency.
May 31 – Five rooster chicks a volunteer rescued from a feed store. The roosters were used as packing peanuts to keep hen chicks warm…the store was giving them away for free.
April 29 – Beardsley the Ameraucana rooster, abandoned alongside a highway.
April 21 – Silkie rooster in need of rescue
April 3, 2016 – 1,310 hens from an egg farm.
March 11, 2016 – 744 hens and 6 roosters from egg farm.
March 7, 2016 – 6 pigeons
February 14, 2016 – 6 roosters confiscated from a cockfighting operation.
January 22, 2016 – Intake of Bob, a 6-yr-old goat from Fremont Animal Services.
January 21, 2016 – Shaun, a 10-yr-old Suffolk wether arrived to adoption center.
January 20, 2016 – Bart, a large rooster, who had spent the last few months at one of our Flock Partner shelters arrived to our adoption center for placement.
January 8, 2016 – Butterscotch, a terribly de-horned Boer mix female goat arrived to adoption center. She was a stray that a local shelter saved.
January 6, 2016 – Welcomed a Barbados (former) ram to adoption center. Aries was a former 4H animal.

2015

December 26 – Intake of 6 rescued pigeons.
December 18 – Intake of 3 juvenile roosters from a private home.
December 10 – Intake of 1 male goat, Lucas, from a shelter.
November 20 – Intake of 2 female goats Luna and Chanel, rescued from 4H.
November 7 – Rescue of 200 hens, 4 roosters
October 18 – Intake of 4 roosters
October 6 – Intake of 2 roosters from shelter.
September 29 – Saved 508 hens from a free-range egg farm.
September 12 – Intake of 3 hens and 1 rooster from a central California shelter.
September 4 – Intake of 1 rooster from a chick-hatching project.
September 3 – Intake of 1 rooster and 1 hen from local shelter.
August 17 – 2 goats rescued from a central California shelter.
August 22 – 4 pigeons from Palomacy Rescue
August 5 – 1 rooster from Sacramento County Animal Care and Control.
July 23 – 1,525 hens rescued from cages at an egg farm.
July 21 – 1 rooster saved from slaughter at an agricultural university
July 9 – 2 hens saved from a live market
May 30 – 3 roosters, 3 hens, 1 chick, abandoned at local shelters.
May 14 – 2 goats, rescued from a dairy that planned on slaughtering them
May 1, 2015 – 1 rooster, abandoned at shelter
April 11, 2015 – 1 rooster
April 7, 2015 – 2 stray female goats rescued by local animal control
April 4, 2015: 1 rooster rescued from a cockfighting bust.
March 2015: 2 roosters
February 2015: 1,500 hens from battery cage egg farm
January 2015: 185 hens from battery cage egg farm
January 2015: 24 hens and 5 roosters from pasture-based egg farm going out of business

2014

December 13, 2014 10 bantam hens and 4 bantam roosters.
November 24, 2014 1 hen and 1 rooster from a hi-kill shelter.
November 4, 2014 One goat from a shelter.
September 2014 Three roosters, 1 hen from local animal shelter.
September 4-5, 2014 2,035 hens from a caged egg farm in California.
June 5, 2014 23 chickens rescued from southern California shelters. 14 hens rescued from a cockfighting operation. 6 New Hampshire Red crosses rescued from a transport truck that was shipping them to slaughter (4 hens, 2 roosters), 3 hens abandoned by a backyard chicken “owner”.
June 4, 2014 4 goats from dairy farm.
June 3, 2014 3 roosters confiscated by Yolo County Animal Services and SPCA from a fight-bust.
May 27, 2014 1 goat, 1 sheep found running loose
May 1, 2014 249 hens, 4 roosters arrived from free range egg farm.
April 30, 2014 1 goat from Los Angeles shelter that rescued him from a hoarder
March 21 & 28, 2014 1,100 hens from an egg farm going out of business rescued!

2013

July 28-29, 2013 3,000 hens from a battery cage egg farm rescued!
April 1-2, 2013 750 hens from a battery cage egg farm arrive!
March 1, 2013 166 hens from an egg farm arrive!
February 20, 2013 2 goats from a 4H farm arrive
February 15, 2013 2 goats from Santa Cruz shelter arrive
February 4, 2013 3 hens rescued from neglect situation
January 9, 2013 1 rooster transferred to sanctuary from shelter

 

2012

December 9, 2012 2 goats abandoned at sanctuary
November 28, 2012 1 goat saved from a neglect case
November 10, 2012 1 duck rescued from a meat farm
October 14, 2012 Transferred 50 roosters from a southern California shelter to another sanctuary, took in 7 roosters
September 15, 2012 8 goats saved from a burned property
August, 2012 6 turkeys from a breeding farm rehomed to another sanctuary
February 23 & 24, 2012 4,460 starving hens rescued from an egg farm. Of those, 4,100 came to Animal Place’s Rescue Ranch. All adopted.
February 11, 2012 7 hens 4 roosters rescued from an abandonment case. Adopted.
January 16, 2012 1 rooster rescued. Adopted.

 

2011

December 8, 2011 372 hens from an egg farm rescued. All adopted.
November 30, 2011 97 hens from a prison egg farm are rescued. All adopted.
November 26, 2011 3 sheep rescued from slaughter at a local farm. Rehomed to another sanctuary.
October 30, 2011 2 piglets and 2 goats rescued from a petting zoo that planned on sending them to slaughter. Piglets are permanent residents at our Grass Valley sanctuary; two goats adopted.
September 14, 2011 281 hens and 6 roosters from an egg farm. All adopted.
September 7, 2011 26 hens rescued from a closing egg farm. All adopted.
August 16, 2011 225 hens from an egg farm arrive ready for new homes. All adopted.
August 10, 2011 2 ewes saved from predators after they were abandoned in the Oakland hills arrive! Adopted.
August 4, 2011 Nineteen turkeys used for breeding and slated for slaughter are ready for new homes. For information on adopting the turkeys, click here, two are still available for adoption (12/7/2011)!
July 18, 2011 Five pigs confiscated from a cruelty case hang out for ten days and are happily transferred to another sanctuary.
April 26th & May 7, 2011 581 hens rescued from an egg farm. All adopted.
March 30, 2011 395 hens arrive from egg farm. All adopted.
February 25, 2011 356 hens seek shelter from egg farm. All adopted.
January 18, 2011 115 hens bust out of a prison egg farm. All adopted.
January 15, 2011 75 hens from egg farm are rehomed. All adopted.

 

2010

September 9, 2010 140 hens, roosters, chicks rescued from hoarder. Many adopted; several die from diseases acquired from the hoarder, some are permanent residents at the sanctuary.
August 5, 2010 250 hens, most with embedded leg bands, are rehabilitated and adopted. Most adopted, some are too severely injured to be rehomed and remain at our sanctuary and others.