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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 […]

Happy Birthday to the WI 100 years young today!

Happy Birthday to the WI 100 years young today! The very first WI meeting was held in Llanfairpwll on Anglesey, Wales, on 16 September 1915.  Since then, the organisation has spread its wings to become the biggest women’s voluntary organisation in the UK with over 212,000 members in 6,600 WIs. The WI was first established […]

Wedding bells & donations

You really can do anything to raise money. You can hold a Free Range Friday, run a marathon, swim the English channel or you can even ask your friends and family to contribute donations, rather than gifts, at your wedding like supporters Sarah and John. So far they have raised £125 with more to come. Congratulations […]

France & Germany leading the way

A total of 36 members of the French government from all sides are seeking an end to the practice of killing male layer chicks.  They are instead asking for regulations to be introduced to ensure sex determination in the egg, preventing the need to let male chicks hatch simply to be killed. Germany has announced […]

Christmas Card Drawing Competition for under 10’s

Christmas Card Drawing Competition for under 10’s Why not give your budding artists something to do this summer holiday? We are looking for a winning entry to put on the front cover of our Christmas card. Something that concurs up the spirit of Christmas and why we all love our girls so much. All entries […]

‘It’s All About Hens’ Exhibition

The Harborne Art Gallery, located within Frametec in Harborne, will be hosting an exhibition all about hens! The aptly titled exhibition, ‘It’s All About The Hens’, aims to celebrate the therapeutic contribution that hens can make to people’s lives and to raise awareness for hen welfare. The exhibition has been generously sponsored by Tyndallwoods Solicitors […]