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SO FAR WE HAVE REHOMED HENS

Our number one objective is helping hens and all of us at the BHWT are excited about gradually getting back into action. We are working through our waiting lists to ensure we rehome as quickly and fairly as we can, but will post up rehoming dates again on our website soon.
You can be sure we are doing our best, in a safe way, to increase the number of pets in your family – quite simply because we have hens who want to be with you!
Thanks for your patience, and support, we really appreciate it.
The BHWT Team (July 2020)
Demelza
"In summer Demelza enjoys sunbathing in the morning sun, returning to the shade as it gets warmer. She often indulges in a quick snooze, but makes sure to lie on her corn to stop not only the other hens, but also the colony of sparrows that live in the rafters of our cottage from helping themselves to a snack. She certainly seems to be enjoying her retirement!"
Kentucky
"She’s been part of the family for three years, along with up to nine other girls. She has a big personality and when treats are scattered she prefers chasing the others away rather than eating. She behaves like a dog, following humans and chasing our cats around the garden. Being nosy, a vantage point like the bird bath is perfect."
The girls
"The ladies enjoying a stroll in the garden. They are now all fully feathered and quite tame. We have daily snuggles, though some are more affectionate than others. My cat has resigned herself to the fact that these are the new ladies of the house, and garden, and that she must keep well out of their way!"
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