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Cracking offer from Omlet on World Egg Day will help charity re-home hundreds more hens

In celebration of World Egg Day, today, Omlet will be donating £50 from every Eglu sold to the British Hen Welfare Trust, and hopes to raise thousands for the charity! All monies raised will help the charity to help even more hens enjoy a free range retirement.

Since launching in 2004 Omlet have sold over 35,000 Eglus and estimates that approximately 105,000 chickens call an Eglu a home. Over the years these lucky chickens have produced at least 88 million eggs that have been enjoyed poached, boiled and fried, turned into birthday cakes, wedding cakes, soufflés and of course Omlettes!

Good eggs and bad eggs this British Egg Week

As part of British Egg week, (5 – 11 October) which kicks off today, hen welfare charity, the British Hen Welfare Trust has taken the opportunity to focus on some of the big name ‘good eggs’ and ‘bad eggs’ using eggs and egg products?

As well as finding homes for hens, the charity educates the public on how they can make a difference to hen welfare through their shopping basket and encourages individuals to check the food labels.

A once good egg now slightly cracked

DID YOU KNOW? Egg yolks are one of the few foods that are a naturally good source of Vitamin D. #BritishEggWeek #EggFact It’s at this point that we cast the spotlight on a once good egg company which just may have cracked his shell… In 2011, following our ‘feather campaign’, Mr Kipling told us: “I am […]

Omlet’s celebration of World Egg Day

World Egg Day is celebrated every year on the second Friday of October, and events are held across the world in celebration of chickens and eggs. This year our friends at Omlet are going to be donating £50 from every Eglu sold and hope to raise thousands! All monies raised will help us to help even more […]

Support free range farmers like the happy egg co.

DID YOU KNOW? An average commercial hen lays 300 to 325 eggs a year, and over 500 million eggs are laid for the happy egg co. every year. #BritishEggWeek #EggFact This Buttermilk Pancake recipe comes courtesy of good eggs (see below), the happy egg co. Our friends at the happy egg co. are the largest supplier […]

Pizza Express wave the free range flag

Pizza Express use only free range eggs in their menus… They’re all over the UK and pizza is now the most popular food bought in British restaurants, in fact we Britons spend a staggering £4.4 billion on pizza every year. Find a Pizza Express near you here, and make sure you give them a pat […]

The good eggs and a bad egg of British Egg Week

Today sees the official start of British Egg Week (5-11 October) 2015, a campaign launched by British Lion eggs to encourage parents and children alike to eat more eggs. All this week we will be reminding you of some of the ‘good egg’ companies who use British free range eggs and putting the spotlight on […]

Could you give a hen like pumpkin a happy home this Autumn?

Thousands of lucky hens are soon to be given the opportunity to enjoy a free range retirement as loving pets.

Hen welfare charity, the British Hen Welfare Trust, is holding re-homing days across the UK this October and hopes to find loving homes for ex-commercial hens just like Pumpkin, who would otherwise be destined for slaughter.

In celebration of World Vegetarian Day

Here at Hen Central we are getting inspired by World Vegetarian Day on 1st October, and encouraging our friends and families to cook free range egg inspired, meat free recipes from across the globe. We love Jamie Oliver’s South American style brunch, topped with its very own delicious egg. Ingredients 200 g quinoa sea salt […]

Each hen to their own

Each hen to their own. On re-homing days people often ask for hens that don’t look alike so that they can remember which is which when they get them home. Hens are really good at changing their appearance when they feather up and features that stand out on day one (a large floppy comb or […]