Lice are often found on hens that are debilitated or unwell. Live adult lice are visible to the naked eye are golden in colour, approx. 3mm long, and lay white eggs (nits) on the hen. Lice are easily spotted running on the skin under the wings and around the base of the tail.
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!
If your hen is not quite herself but not poorly enough to need a vet, alternative therapies can play their part in improving health. Here are a few suggestions to complement rather than replace veterinary advice.
As schools have shut their doors to the majority of pupils, we are offering advice to those schools caring for hens on site during this
Roses are red, this cockerel is blue, he needs a new home, could it be with you? Two national animal welfare charities have joined forces
The country’s leading chicken charity has announced it will offer research grants to veterinarians and vet and agricultural students to improve pet hen health across
The British Hen Welfare Trust has been named the JustGiving Charity of the Year! We were one of three shortlisted charities who received the most