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Support Adoption for Pets

Support Adoption for Pets have awarded us an incredible… drum roll please… £8,500! This fabulous grant will enable us purchase not one, but two BRAND NEW trailers, a big trailer for our Kent team and another for our Oxford team. This is a huge help to the charity and will mean that thousands of lucky […]

Avian Flu Outbreak

There was an outbreak of avian flu in East Yorkshire earlier this year and we thought it timely to remind you that we all need to do our bit to ensure we comply with legislation and maintain our own backyard version of bio security. Although it’s not a legal requirement for those of us with […]

Find the Golden Egg!

Will you be first to find the golden egg? To celebrate our tenth birthday on April 15th, 2015 we are giving you the chance to win a bottle of champagne for you and a bag of Smallholder Range Feed for your girls.  All you have to do is have a good look around our brand […]

Over 1,250 Hens Homed in 48 Hours!

WOW… you are all so kind! Earlier this week (Tuesday 7th April , 2015) we asked all our Facebook supporters to help share our urgent re-homing appeal. At the very last minute hundreds of ex-battery hens had become available to us and we were against the clock to find them all homes ready for our Hen […]

Happy Birthday to Us!

This year we celebrate our 10th anniversary, that’s 10 years of happy hens and a BIG Happy Birthday to us!

Here are a few words from founder of the British Hen Welfare Trust, Jane Howorth, “I am thrilled to be celebrating our tenth anniversary, and more importantly to have found homes for so many hens and introduced people to the joys of keeping our lovely ex-bats. Of course we could not have achieved this without our wonderful team of 300+ volunteers around the UK; they have worked so hard to help so many hens.”

Humble by Nature Facebook Competition

We are offering one lucky person the chance to win 2 tickets to the popular ‘Caring for Ex-bat Hens’ course run by Humble by Nature. The Humble by Nature working farm is situated just outside Monmouth in the Wye Valley on the English/Welsh border and is owned by our patron Kate Humble and husband Ludo. When they bought the […]

Exeter Food Festival

We are very excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Exeter Festival of South West Food this year, for the first time! We are delighted to be exhibiting at the Exeter Food Festival and have watched the festival go from strength to strength over the years.  It is very exciting to be part of […]

Edible Garden Show

Join us and our lovely friends, Poultry Talk and Dengie, at the Edible Garden Show at London’s Alexandra Palace on March 20th – 22nd. We will be exhibiting in ‘The Chicken Coop’ a BRAND NEW and very exciting and interactive area for the show, which aims to promotes the responsible keeping and breeding of poultry in a fun an informative environment. Visitors can enjoy a host of fascinating talks, demonstrations and learn all about us!