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Thankfully Amazing Volunteers Aren’t As Rare As Hens’ Teeth

We know how lucky we are to have such an awesome army of volunteers who give up their time weekend after weekend, to get up early, get dusty and dirty, and end the day covered in hen poop. But they also finish the day with an incredible feel-good factor and the biggest smiles on their faces, knowing that they have made a real difference.

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Team Berkely - Ruth Howell
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All in a Day’s Work for Team Berkeley in Gloucestershire

Fifteen months ago, on a wet and windy weekend in Berkeley, the main BHWT Gloucester volunteer team was established. Although the team has now doubled in size, on their induction day they were a small, inexperienced group eager to throw themselves into every aspect of rehoming. Ruth Howell, the coordinator at Team Berkley, tells us all about how she started at the BHWT…

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Ruth Burroughs and Jan
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A Hen’s Tale of Hope

Ruth Burroughs is one of our volunteers at Team Cornwall. She’s been with us for over six years now and kindly helps out by taking care of some of the poorly hens that we sometimes find when we collect hens from the farm. This month we spoke to her about a particularly poorly hen she connected with — a hen called Jan.

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