Heartbreaking: Someone Had Abandoned “Sea Of Yellow” To Die Near Peterborough


On Friday, around 1,000 Tiny small chicks were found abandoned in a field in Cambridgeshire which is near Peterborough, in central England.

1,000 Tiny Chicks abandoned

Last week on Friday morning, someone noticed these 1-day-old baby chicks running around in Crowland, near Peterborough.

1,000 Tiny Chicks abandoned

Animal welfare workers in eastern England are examining how 1,000 day-old chicks left in a field to die.

1,000 Tiny Chicks abandoned

Since then, the RSPCA had organized an investigation team to find out who left the 1000 chicks to die.

1,000 Tiny Chicks abandoned

After the concerned passersby alerted him on Friday to the inspector for the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, he said: “I have never seen anything like it, it was just a sea of yellow and the noise was incredible.”

1,000 Tiny Chicks abandoned

In a written statement, the inspector Justin Stubbs said: “The chicks are only about a day old and are really tiny and quite sensitive”.

1,000 Tiny Chicks abandoned

Sadly, he disclosed that some of the baby chickens were either already dead or in such bad condition by the time of their finding that they had to be put down.

Day old chicks

He further added: “Thankfully, most of the baby chicks did not appear to be hurt”.

1,000 Tiny Chicks abandoned

RSPCA officials said that they thought the young chicks came from a nearby commercial chick producer and were left “by a third-party.”

ROYAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS (RSPCA)

After discovering the chicks, members of the public came to collect the surviving birds and take them back to their unit.

RSPCA put them all into boxes where they could gather together for heat.

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