Here is a collection of hen themed stories shared by some of our fantastic supporters. If you’d like your story to be considered for this page please send it to us along with a photo via our 'send us a photograph' page.
Hetty (Henrietta) is a lovely chicken. Some of our other girls had less predictable chicken names (Walnut, Nutmeg, Marzipan, Almond and Honey) – these were our originals from Onibury Rare breeds. We chose to get these first while our children were young and wanted chickens who would lay, but be happy around children too. When […]
Last year we embarked on our chicken-keeping quest for the first time. But not just three ordinary hens, we decided to re-home three ex-battery hens from the BHWT to give the girls a good quality of life for the rest of their time on the planet. Since re-homing them in May 2017 the girls have […]
We first acquired 4 hens, including Prunella, last September from Camelford. Little did we realise at that time what wonderful characters they are!
Edna was the gutsyest little character who survived a Fox attack in dramatic fashion!
The lovely Woof, who was adopted in a group of three by Heather Cole, was entered in the Newark Advertiser’s Pet of the Year 2016 competition in the “other animals” class – and was crowned the overall winner!
Vera started life after being re-homed with 9 other feathered ladies to her new home on our hillside overlooking Lower Nidderdale in North Yorkshire.