Ronnie the rooster is one of many roosters that Big Ears has taken in after they have been found dumped on the side of the road somewhere. Ronnie is one of the lucky ones because some kind person caught him and found him a home with Big Ears. The majority of dumped roosters do not survive. It is cruel and irresponsible for people to do this, not to mention illegal. It is your responsibility to find your rooster a proper home.
Tangerine (named because of his beautiful orange legs) was dumped on a roadside on a particularly dangerous highway. A concerned person had noticed that he and a couple of other roosters had been dumped there and that some had already not survived. This person made contact with Big Ears and it was agreed that if she could catch them then Big Ears would provide them a loving forever home. The woman was successful and caught Tangerine and his friend Mahogany (unfortunately Mahogany already had severe injuries from already being hit by a car). Tangerine, however, was lucky to have survived unscathed physically and now spends his days strutting his way around the poultry yard without any fear of fast cars and being left to fend for himself in the elements.
Sponsorship of Tangerine is $35.00 a year and will go towards his health treatments and health check.
Daisy the Duck (RIP)
Daisy the Duck (RIP)
Daisy duck is a beautiful young girl that came to live at the Sanctuary after her family could no longer keep her and a few other ducks, also now at Big Ears.
Coconut the rooster has lived at Big Ears for a couple of years now. He arrived with his friend named Forest. Coconut is a lovely boy and he lives with a number of other roosters, including Forest, quite peacefully. He likes to roost in the trees at night.
Montrose the turkey is a wild turkey who moved in and has never left. He also managed to bring a few of his friends meaning that Big Ears is now home to a number of turkeys that do not want to leave and have been residents for approximately 4 years. He is a beautiful big boy that likes to put on a display for the turkey hens.
Tessa the hen came to live at the Sanctuary after her owners could no longer keep her due to a family break up. Tessa happily roams the property and hangs out with her rooster friend Maurice Jr.