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SO FAR WE HAVE REHOMED HENS

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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!

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Gaynor's Hen Tips

Let’s Talk Lice

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.

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Chicken & Egg Magazine

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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Gaynor's Hen Tips

Neck Cushions

The perfect support for a hen that has damaged legs/wings or is too weak to stand. Whilst we’re all limited to essential travel and no

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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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How many eggs is too many?

In a recent article for The Daily Telegraph, columnist Rowan Pelling questions the joy and satisfaction that comes from keeping hens. This obviously came as

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Suitably Qualified Person

A Suitably Qualified Person (SQP) is an animal medicines advisor, a legal category of professionally qualified persons who are entitled to supply certain veterinary medicines under the Veterinary

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Gaynor's Hen Tips

Chilled out chickens

Believe it or not hens can get stressed too. A visit from a neighbour’s dog or a close shave with a fox can leave your

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Gaynor's Hen Tips

Wing clipping

Hens are not the most aerodynamic of birds! Heavy breeds such as Marans and Orpingtons seldom attempt flight but some lighter breeds are more adventurous.

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