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Hen Being Held
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Poorly Carers and Foster Homes Needed

Could you take in sick or injured hens if needed? On average our teams rehome 300 to 400 hens on a collection day and may find 3-6 hens in each collection that we do not consider fit enough to be rehomed the same day. If this happens, could you take in foster hens? Learn more here.

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Dengie Fresh Bed Products
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Product Spotlight: Dengie Fresh Bed for Chickens

With chilly days ahead you’ll want to keep your hens warm and cosy, so fill the coop with Dengie’s Fresh Bed. Developed in association with the British Hen Welfare Trust, Dengie Fresh Bed for Chickens is a chopped straw bedding with pine oil added for its natural anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.

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Red Kite
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Beware! Red Kites!

An unexpected COVID-19 consequence must surely be the threat to commercial birds, and our own pet hens, from Red Kites. Originally valued as a scavenger

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Verm-X 4 Products
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Featured Product | Verm-X

As summer draws to an end, and the nights close in, our natural biorhythms kick in and our eating patterns and nutritional needs change. The same is true for our feathered friends. To counter any cooler weather blues your hens may experience, we sell a variety of products and supplements by Verm-X.

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Loo Rolls, Eggs & COVID-19
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Loo Rolls, Eggs & COVID-19

We all appreciate that those of us without a ready supply of fresh eggs in the garden initially had to cope with egg shortages, but what has it been like for the egg industry during this pandemic?

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The BHWT Eggs Factor
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The Eggs Factor

Looking for ways to hentertain your little ones this Easter? Then enter our Eggs Factor Competition! We are inviting children across the UK, at home

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BHWT's 750,000th Hen
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And Off Flies Our 750,000th Hen

Sunday, 15 December 2019 marked a huge milestone for the BHWT, as we rehomed our 750,000th hen in Gateshead! The lucky lady went to live with the Clifton family and was spoilt rotten with goodies from Feldy, easichick, Higgidy, Seedball, ChickenGuard and Allen & Page. We must say a huge thank you to all our supporters for helping change so many lives – here’s looking forward to hen number 1 million!

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How Many Eggs Is Too many?

In a recent article for The Daily Telegraph, columnist Rowan Pelling questions the joy and satisfaction that comes from keeping hens. This obviously came as

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Suitably Qualified Person

A Suitably Qualified Person (SQP) is an animal medicines advisor, a legal category of professionally qualified persons who are entitled to supply certain veterinary medicines under the Veterinary

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