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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

We talk to a new henkeeper who saved some ex-battery hens

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

This former pop star has rescued some battery hens

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

This month, Anne Perdeaux chooses her favourite bird. He battled for life against the odds, and turned out to be a real character

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Choice
Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Owen and Catherine Jones, from Devon, decided to adopt some ex-battery hens. Owen describes the experience

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Hurrah summer is nearly here, the time for doing all those outdoor tasks, pottering in the garden and making the most of the sunny days (we hope) and light nights. Remember, too, it’s a time to stop and relax and one of the best ways to do this is with your hens, who are quite simply some of the best time wasters in the world.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

British Hen Welfare Trust celebrates a big anniversary this year

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Monday, May 12, 2014

Domestic bliss - Effie, Jo’s most precious and fragile girl, has finally found total happiness in being the perfect mother hen

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

We’ve just rehomed some hens from the British Hen Welfare Trust in Hampshire and, because we have young children, we were wondering if we should get the hens any vaccinations or boosters, as you have to with our dogs?

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Rehoming ex-commercial hens continues to be a popular pastime among people wishing to keep hens as a hobby. As Joanna Palmer, nutritionist for the Smallholder Range explains, they make great pets and soon become part of the family

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

We’ve spread our wings

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

With Jo Barlow, who keeps ex-bats in Cornwall

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Just how much do you love your hens? Are they purely functional – there to provide a tasty breakfast or a Sunday roast, or do you view your hens as part of the family, to be cosseted and cared for?

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

A profile of the founder of the British Hen Welfare Trust, Jane Howorth

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Choice
Thursday, November 15, 2012

Ex-battery hens have some special needs when it comes to health and welfare. Jo Barlow explains

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Monday, August 20, 2012

Jo Barlow, from Cornwall, has come to love her ex-bats. She tells of her joy as she discovered how each has an individual character. Now she wants to spread the word!

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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Could you give ex-battery hens a better life?

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