Letwell hen rehoming event this Sunday

Could you rehome a hen?Could you rehome a hen?
Could you rehome a hen?
HUNDREDS of hens are hoping to start the new year by finding a new home in Rotherham.

The British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT) is holding a rehoming event on Sunday in Letwell to find new homes for 300 ex-commercial hens.

The organisation rehomes hens across the country and says that once they reach 18 months old, they are no longer considered commercially viable and are killed. 

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Louise Addy, Rotherham co-ordinator for BHWT said: “We’re really hoping to get 2020 off to a fantastic start by finding homes for all 300 hens in Rotherham. 

“Not only will you get the feel-good factor from knowing you’ve saved lives, but you’ll also be rewarded with flock of a funny, inquisitive, life-enriching feathered friends to enjoy.

“These hens really do deserve their retirements, so if you’ve got a bit of space in your back garden, some time to give and space on your plate for an egg or two you can’t go far wrong by adopting some ex-bats."

Register your interest at www.bhwt.org.uk and call Hen Central on 01884 860084 to complete your booking.

Full details about the location of the Letwell event will be given once registered.

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