If lockdown has taught us anything it’s that our supporters are great at conjuring up fabulous ideas which raise money for the BHWT in their communities. In the last week we’ve heard from Sue Gardner and Jill Salter, both of whom set up fundraising stalls outside their homes.
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!
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.
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