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The British Hen Welfare Trust finds homes for around 50,000 ex-commercial hens every year, in 40+ UK locations. Thank you for following us!
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BHWT 13h
Good luck to all this weekend's rehomers - by Monday thousands more hens will be enjoying a free-range future, which makes us eggstremely happy ☺️🐔
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BHWT Jun 14
Here's hoping tomorrow brings more sunshine and less rain 🙏☀️
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BHWT Jun 13
Fancy raising money for us AND eating lots of yummy cake at the same time? Then sign up to take part in this year's British Hen Welfare Day on Saturday, 5 October! Signup form can be found here:
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Under My Wing Hens Jun 10
One year ago today was the first BHWT re-homing from our house, and we'd reserved 16 hens to adopt that day - 10 'Lilacs' and 6 'Fleurs'. We're delighted that all 16 are still here today to celebrate their 1 year henniversary, along with our 'Chicks' who…
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BHWT Jun 10
Replying to @hybridscores
Thank you so much for giving them a second chance. Just for your info we don't pay £1 per hen every time - we pay the going slaughter rate, so farmers aren't making more money from us than they would otherwise :)
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BHWT Jun 10
We've got 50 leftover hens in Cheshire and another 40 in Milton Keynes who are urgently in need of a home. Can you help? If so please call 01884 860084.
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BHWT Jun 7
Looking for a great present? Why not Sponsor a Hen?! You don't have to clear up any poop and the money you pay goes towards helping save more hens from slaughter. We've got three lovely ladies to pick from and you can see them here:
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Smallholder Magazine Jun 6
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Darwin Escapes Recruitment Jun 5
We would like to for to when our Payroll Coordinator ran the Brighton Marathon back in April this year in aid of the 🙌🏼
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BHWT Jun 4
Replying to @JACKIE1PLANET @wrexham
Thanks so much Jackie. If they are able to retweet that would be great!
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BHWT Jun 4
Lots of hens still needing homes this weekend in Cheshire, Coventry, Newark, Milton Keynes, Lincolnshire and Wrexham. Can you help? If so please make sure you're registered and then call 01884 860084. Register here:
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NHP Upper School Jun 3
We're very pleased to announce the arrival of several new boarders! Thank you very much to the and for sending us their girls. Pupils look after the hens as part of the NHP Leadership Award
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BHWT Jun 3
Hentroducing our Hens of the Month for June - meet Peggy, Betty and Barbara!
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BHWT May 31
Golden yolks, chatting chickens and our new exclusive mugs! -
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BHWT May 30
Our Founder, Jane Howorth MBE, will be a panellist at the Make It Your Business event tonight at The Cedars Inn, Barnstaple, N. Devon. It's for anyone who dreams of setting up a business, and Jane will be talking about her BHWT journey. For info:
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BHWT May 29
Have you taken part in our Hensus survey yet? If not there are just two days left until we close it! Follow this link to get started, and tell us all about your girls!
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BHWT May 28
Replying to @sarahmldnenbr
Hello Sarah, we simply do not have the resources to take on male chicks too. We are as keen as you to see an end to the practice of male chick culling, and regularly report on progress in this area, such as the introduction of in-egg sexing:
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BHWT May 27
Happy Bank Holiday Monday everyone! We hope you're relaxing in the garden with your girls.
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Radio Essex Newsroom May 22
400 hens which have been saved from slaughter are to be rehomed in The British Hen Welfare Trust has launched a campaign to take 14,000 from cages across the country. It's appealing to anyone with extra space in their garden to take one on.
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BHWT May 21
A tiny number of laying hens are ‘wasted’; most end up in processed foods, but 60,000+ become pets via our rehomings each year. A way to give something back to hardworking hens. We've 14,000 hens looking for pet homes, not a dinner plate, in June.
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