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Thank you to Holly and Jade who are our regular Tuesday Volunteers. As a regular volunteer you get to know our residents, help clean their bedrooms and paddocks, spend time with them to help rehabilitation; you may also support with any projects or emergencies that are happening on that day.
If you would like to help our sanctuary please click the link below.
deanfarmtrust.org.uk/animal-sanctuary/get-involved-volunteer/
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LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

Read about the latest news and events that have been happening at Dean Farm Trust – don’t forget to check out our social media channels for news and announcements of forthcoming events.

Below are the six most recent news & events stories from all the news & events categories (click the button ‘Show more’ if you’d like to read older articles), if there is a specific news & events category you’d like to read about, click on one of the links below…

» Betty’s blog
» Events
» Golden Girls
» Inspirational Stories
» Open Days
» Pig Rescue
» Run for Freedom

Last Christmas the UK alone consumed around 10,000,000 Turkeys. Let that sink in; 10,000,000 Turkeys, but it wasn’t always this way. The Turkey is a bird native to the Americas...

It is estimated that 16 million turkeys are killed annually in the UK alone, most of which are reared in indoor production systems and will suffer immensely during their short life span from poor welfare conditions and implications from selective...

What a day it was… despite the pouring rain over a thousand of you came to celebrate this event and see our residents. Many of you had travelled hours from all parts if the UK. We even had a visitor...

Dean Farm Trust will be attending the Viva “Vegan Festival” in Bristol on the 7th December 2017 at the Bristol Student Union (Richmond Building, 105 Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1LN)...

In the wild a hen would only lay around 20 eggs per year but due to modern day farming a commercial laying hen now produces around 300 eggs per year. The high yield of eggs is due to the growing...

The natural life span of a pig would be between 10-15 years but factory farmed pigs reared for meat are sent off to slaughter at just 5 months old. When the time comes the pigs will be forced onto crammed...