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Newbury Man Chosen to be Hen Charity’s London Marathon Runner

A Newbury scientist has been chosen to represent the British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT) in this year’s London Marathon. He hopes to achieve his target of finishing in 3 hours 30 minutes, which would also be a personal best, and raise £2,000 for the BHWT.

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Why You Should Think Twice About Hatching Chicks

The British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT) is a charity firmly focused on helping hens, they set up the Lonely Hearts Club for Cockerels to help people advertise for new homes for their unwanted males.

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Momentum Gathering Behind Campaign to Reduce Egg Sizes

Early in 2021, Jane Howorth gave a speech about egg size to a gathering of food writers. That was the start of a new campaign aimed at benefitting farmers, hens and consumers that has grown from strength to strength. Find out why switching to medium and mixed-weight eggs is the future…

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All I Want for Christmas Is…to Help the Hens!

A Hampshire schoolgirl has written to Father Christmas but not with a wish list of presents for herself, instead, she wants donations to a charity that saves hens from slaughter.

Heidi Carneau
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What’s French for Cluck?

As Britain left the EU, one British charity started up a brand new affiliation with French charity to highlight laying hen welfare.

Egg & Larger Egg
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Devon Charity Explains Why Hens Are Squawking More Loudly

The British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT) has seen exponential growth since being established in 2005 and now has 44 volunteer-led teams across the country that have helped over 810,000 hens become family pets rather than face the chop.