Category Archives: Hens

Our ex-battery hens… Their first winter!

Ok, I’ve been dying to put some snow hen photos on. The last post I told you about Terri and her foot infection. She made a full recovery just in time for the really cold stuff. I was a little … Continue reading

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Our ex-battery hens… 2-3 months into their new life

Hello again, So, here are some more photos and about how they progressed 2-3 months after we bought them home.We still only have the 4 hens at this point, Mel, Crispy, Chicken 11 and Terri. Here is the lovely Chicken … Continue reading

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Our ex-battery hens… a month into their new life

Hello, I found some lovely photos of our girls a month into their ‘retirement’. We brought the girls home mid-July 2010, just to give you some idea of when these photos were taken. Here is Mel in the pumpkin patch … Continue reading

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But what about battery hens?

Now, I’m not going to go all preachy or anything, so don’t worry, but I would like to provide you with some information so you can make up your own mind.I just wanted to put some of the information I … Continue reading

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My ex-battery hens, the first days.

Okay, so I thought for this post, I would find some pictures of our hens on their very first days out in the world!! As mentioned in previous posts, we have 8 gorgeous ex-battery hens from the BHWT (British Hen … Continue reading

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Keeping Hens Part 3

Hello again, As promised, this is our daily routine for caring for our precious hens. I usually do the early stuff and look after them through the week, then my husband looks after them on Saturday and Sunday morning whilst … Continue reading

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Keeping Hens Part 2

Hello again, So, in part one, I talked about the things we found most useful in our first year of keeping hens. This time, I thought, ‘what about all the other stuff?’ so, here we go. When deciding if hens … Continue reading

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