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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!

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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BHWT's 750,000th Hen
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And Off Flies Our 750,000th Hen

Sunday, 15 December 2019 marked a huge milestone for the BHWT, as we rehomed our 750,000th hen in Gateshead! The lucky lady went to live with the Clifton family and was spoilt rotten with goodies from Feldy, easichick, Higgidy, Seedball, ChickenGuard and Allen & Page. We must say a huge thank you to all our supporters for helping change so many lives – here’s looking forward to hen number 1 million!

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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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