3 June 2022

Viva – The Little Chicken Who Changed My Life

Thinking Like a Chicken
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Viva in the grass
Photo of Viva by Karen Davis

In the 1980s I was planning to teach college English for the rest of my life. Little did I know until I met her, that this small, abandoned hen would change all that. In this podcast I tell the story of the life and death of Viva, and why she affected me so deeply. Please join me.

Thinking Like a Chicken Overview

KAREN DAVIS, PhD is the President and Founder of United Poultry Concerns, a nonprofit organization that promotes the compassionate and respectful treatment of domestic fowl including a sanctuary for chickens in Virginia. Inducted into the National Animal Rights Hall of Fame for Outstanding Contributions to Animal Liberation, Karen is the author of numerous books, essays, articles and campaigns. Her latest book is For the Birds: From Exploitation to Liberation: Essays on Chickens, Turkeys, and Other Domesticated Fowl published by Lantern Publications & Media.

Karen with Rainbow the rooster
Photo by Unparalleled Suffering Photography
Rainbow looking into the camera. Karen smiling and looking at Rainbow