Health & Welfare

5 tips to successfully merge chicken flocks

Having to merge new hens to existing hens can be stressful for both you, your flock and the new hens you’ve just brought home. Read our tips on how to make merging your hens more successful.

Health & Welfare

Boredom busters for hens!

Just like us, hens get bored if they don’t have stimulation. They love new ideas and activities, here are a few to keep them hen-tertained.

Health & Welfare

Beware foxes! What to do after a fox attack

Whether you’ve witnessed a fox coming into the garden or you’ve witnessed the aftermath of an attack it can be traumatising to you and your flock to deal with. But what do you do after you’ve experienced a fox attack?

hen squawking
Health & Welfare

5 tips on how to recognise your hens

Every hen has its own personality. On rehoming days people often ask for hens that don’t look alike, so we thought it would be helpful to give you 5 tips on how to recognise your hens.

ex-battery hen with jumper
Health & Welfare

Do recovering ex-battery hens need to wear hen coats?

Do recovering ex-bats need to wear hen coats? The truth is jumpers are not only unnecessary, but they can also be dangerous too. Here are some reasons why ex-battery hens don’t need to wear hen coats…

broody hen sitting on a nest
Health & Welfare

Is my hen broody? 5 tips on how to help your hen

Do you have a broody hen? Any hen can become broody at any time, broodiness is a natural tendency that all hens have that makes them want to sit on and hatch a clutch of eggs. Here are 5 tips on how you can help your hen.