1. ITV Report

Farmer's plea: Adopt chickens to save them from slaughterhouse

The owners of a Brighton farm are asking people to consider adopting chickens as pets.

  • Susie MacMillan, egg farmer:

The Macs Farm in Ditchling has a surplus of organic chickens and instead of sending them to the slaughterhouse, it offers them to the public for a £1 each.

  • Catherine Henderson, chicken owner

There are currently have six thousand organic chickens at the farm, waiting to be rehomed.

Tom Savvides went to find out more.

For more information about giving the hens a home, visit The Macs Farm - Rehoming Hens.