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Vote for BHWT for JustGiving Charity of the Year!

The JustGiving Awards are back and now’s the time to vote for the BHWT as your Charity of the Year!🎉 For those of you who haven’t used it before, JustGiving is an online platform for donating funds. Many of our fabulous fundraisers use it to collect donations for their fantastic fundraising events, and it’s one […]

Runners, Spartans and Fundraisers!

Here at BHWT we consider ourselves eggs-tremely lucky to have such amazing and dedicated supporters; and “amazing” and “dedicated” are two words that definitely apply to fundraisers Nick Wall and John Melbourne. John’s Spartathlon: On 28th September John will be undertaking the Spartathlon – which is every bit as grand as it sounds! Spartathlon is […]

Oh no, not rats!

Not an inevitable part of hen-keeping:   It is often said that keeping hens will attract rats – but actually the two do not have to go hand in hand! If you follow these tips you can avoid these unwanted visits – rats are NOT an inevitable consequence of hen keeping!   Rats are not […]

Donating to charity…for free!

  Did you know, there is a way you can donate money to us without spending any of your own funds, with only the click of your mouse!   Give as you Live: If you love to shop online this is perfect for you. Sign up through the Give as you Live website, browse your […]

The benefits of the mighty egg!

The mighty egg! We all know that those free range eggs your girls provide are delicious.  In fact, Alana Spencer, former The Apprentice winner and owner of Ridiculously Rich cake company, told us that the eggs from her hens make the tastiest cakes! But it turns out that the flavoursome taste (and the happy feeling […]

Moulting season

With all this hot and stuffy weather, it’s beginning to feel like summer will go on forever, but it will soon be that time of year again – moulting season! One minute your girls will be looking their best, preening those glossy feathers and strutting about the place looking fabulous. The next thing you know, […]

Brand new bake sale packs!

  Bake for hens’ sake! Here at Hen Central we are just like everybody else…we love a good cake! In fact we are fans of all manner of baked goods – as long as it’s free range! That’s why we are particularly egg-cited about our gorgeous new bake sale packs! If you want to hold […]

An egg a day could reduce risk of a stroke and heart disease

Eating an egg a day reduces your risk of a stroke by a quarter compared with those who rarely eat them, research suggests. The link between eggs, strokes and cardiovascular disease was researched by Peking University Health Science Centre and Oxford University who looked at the dietary habits of more than 400,000 people in China […]

Avian Flu Prevention Zones lifted

The Avian Flu Prevention Zones put in place across England and Wales earlier this year have today been lifted. As of 12pm on 25 May, subject to there being no new outbreaks of findings of AI in wild birds, the prevention zones in England and Wales are no longer in place. This means hen keepers […]