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freshlaid news

Here you’ll find hen health tips from our resident vet nurse Gaynor Davies as well as our latest news, be it feathery or fundraising-related. Enjoy!

how does a chicken breathe. chicken facing head on look serious
Health & Welfare

How Does a Chicken Breathe?

You may be thinking, “what do you mean, how do they breathe?” Because surely, chickens breathe like any other animal? Well, it’s actually very different.

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Moult
Health & Welfare

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!

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boredom
Health & Welfare

Boredom Busters For Hens!

Just like us, hens get bored quickly if they don’t have stimulation. They love new ideas, games and activities, so here are just a few

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serious case of bumblefoot
Health & Welfare

What is Bumble Foot?

Does your hen look as if she is wearing overly large carpet slippers? If so, she might have Bumblefoot. Bumblefoot normally starts out with a

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