Fairytale ending for plucky hens

By Michael Upton | 31/07/2015 0 comments

Fairytale ending for plucky hens

THERE could be a fairytale ending for dozens of ex-battery hens as a rehoming session is held in Rotherham this weekend.

The British Hen Welfare Trust is now looking for more kind-hearted members of the public to offer hens a sunny summer start to their well-deserved retirement.

The national charity, which celebrates its tenth Anniversary this year has saved 470,000 chickens from slaughter re-homed since it started in 2005.

A pop-up hen collection will be held in Rotherham tomorrow, but the location will only be revealed to those agreeing to sign up.

Local co-ordinator, Louise Addy, said: “These endearing hens make amazing pets and soon adapt to family life, which is a pleasant contrast to their previous life as colony hens.  

“If you haven’t adopted hens before, it’s incredibly rewarding and the feel-good factor in saving their lives is simply unbeatable.”

The charity asks for a donation for the hens adopted.

To join the rehoming craze, call Hen Central 01884 860084 or email hens@bhwt.org.uk.


No messages

Please login or register to enter your message click here

The fact you are here means you are interested in what goes on in your town.

We want to continue holding local authorities to account, attending court and council meetings, as well as providing breaking news, competitions and offers – but it costs money. Online advertising does not cover costs, therefore we feel the need to ask for your help in ensuring we can provide the best possible coverage, online and in our printed products.
For as little as £1, you can support the Rotherham Advertiser – and it only takes a minute.
Click here to support local news.