The Petunias 18 Month Henniversary

A celebration today as The Petunias celebrated 18 months with us - meaning these 4 hens have spent the majority of her life here - which is a great milestone for them to reach! Originally a group of 11 that were adopted in August 2017 they all soon settled in…

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The Petunias 1 Year Henniversary
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The Petunias 1 Year Henniversary

A milestone today as The Petunias reached 1 year with us. These were a group of 11 hens that came to us with 3 prolapses (Clover, Corncockle and Cover), one very petrified hen (Harebell) and several extremely bald hens but they all transformed into beautiful fully feathered brown hens. Unfortunately…

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The Petunias 6 Month Henniversary
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The Petunias 6 Month Henniversary

Having re-homed several groups of hens last summer we're now enjoying henniversary parties every few weeks! This time it's The Petunias turn to celebrate as they mark 6 months with us. These were a group of 11 hens re-homed in August 2017, and sadly whilst Clover is no longer with…

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The Petunias First Time on Grass
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The Petunias First Time on Grass

  • Post Category:Behaviour

The Petunias, our latest group of hens, spent today and yesterday learning that grass is a good thing to eat as well as walk, on as well as a few hours of sunbathing and relaxing! These hens are still sleeping in the barn until they're strong enough to be integrated,…

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Welcome to The Petunias

  • Post Category:Adopting

At the BHWT re-homing today unfortunately there were 3 hens with prolapses that we took to one side and treated - by cleaning the hen and then Sarah with a medical glove on and Sudocrem on her finger, carefully pushed things back to where they should be. We put these…

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