Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge volunteer Erin Loftus (cq) of Cary, NC, center, moves from chore to chore between sheds and chicken houses during her morning chores Thursday, October 1, 2014. Loftus works at least one day a week at the new refuge, and tries to work at least one weekend day and holiday now and then to help out the new animal refuge. The new humane farm animal refuge which saves farm animals from abuse, neglect, and factory farms first opened in 2012 and operates on 20 acres in northern Chatham County. Piedmont farm Animal Refuge volunteer Erin Loftus (cq) of Cary, NC uses her sweater to help keep from breathing the dust from cleaning the chicken quarantine house during her morning chores Thursday, October 1, 2014. Loftus works at least one day a week at the new refuge, and tries to work at least one weekend day and holiday now and then to help out the new animal refuge. The new humane farm animal refuge which saves farm animals from abuse, neglect, and factory farms first opened in 2012 and operates on 20 acres in northern Chatham County.
Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge volunteer Erin Loftus (cq) of Cary, NC, center, moves from chore to chore between sheds and chicken houses during her morning chores Thursday, October 1, 2014. Loftus works at least one day a week at the new refuge, and tries to work at least one weekend day and holiday now and then to help out the new animal refuge. The new humane farm animal refuge which saves farm animals from abuse, neglect, and factory farms first opened in 2012 and operates on 20 acres in northern Chatham County. Piedmont farm Animal Refuge volunteer Erin Loftus (cq) of Cary, NC uses her sweater to help keep from breathing the dust from cleaning the chicken quarantine house during her morning chores Thursday, October 1, 2014. Loftus works at least one day a week at the new refuge, and tries to work at least one weekend day and holiday now and then to help out the new animal refuge. The new humane farm animal refuge which saves farm animals from abuse, neglect, and factory farms first opened in 2012 and operates on 20 acres in northern Chatham County. hlynch@newsobserver.com
Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge volunteer Erin Loftus (cq) of Cary, NC, center, moves from chore to chore between sheds and chicken houses during her morning chores Thursday, October 1, 2014. Loftus works at least one day a week at the new refuge, and tries to work at least one weekend day and holiday now and then to help out the new animal refuge. The new humane farm animal refuge which saves farm animals from abuse, neglect, and factory farms first opened in 2012 and operates on 20 acres in northern Chatham County. Piedmont farm Animal Refuge volunteer Erin Loftus (cq) of Cary, NC uses her sweater to help keep from breathing the dust from cleaning the chicken quarantine house during her morning chores Thursday, October 1, 2014. Loftus works at least one day a week at the new refuge, and tries to work at least one weekend day and holiday now and then to help out the new animal refuge. The new humane farm animal refuge which saves farm animals from abuse, neglect, and factory farms first opened in 2012 and operates on 20 acres in northern Chatham County. hlynch@newsobserver.com

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