Earlier this week, we had an email asking us if we could find room to rehome a few hens from the thousands being rescued from a commercial egg farmer.  If you’ve not come across this phenomenon before, commercial egg farmers keep their hens until they’re about 18 months[…]

The girls have started laying again! Did you know that chickens moult? They do. We knew this of course, but it always takes me by surprise. Almost all chickens moult in early Autumn, when they shed feathers to be replaced by new ones. The don’t lose them all[…]