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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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Chicken & Egg issue 24

Celeb sCoop with Jake Wood, WIN a £150 voucher for Sophie Allport goodies!, Celebrating the lucky 750,000th BHWT hen, An eggsclusive interview with our Mother Hen

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Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver has supported the charity since 2008 when he inspired a surge in interest after Jane Howorth appeared on Jamie’s Fowl Dinners, a Channel 4 programme about the chicken industry.

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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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Pam Ayres
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Pam Ayres

National treasure, Pam Ayres, became a patron of the British Hen Welfare Trust in 2006.

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Jimmy Doherty
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Jimmy Doherty

In 2010 Jimmy filmed The Private Life of Chickens at the British Hen Welfare Trust’s Devon headquarters to find out what goes on behind the hen-house door through a series of experiments and observations to understand the behaviour and psychology of chickens.

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Kate Humble
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Kate Humble

Kate Humble is a fantastic ambassador for the charity and we are thrilled to have her on board as a patron.

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