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Chickens Help Parishioners Achieve Their Eco Goals
December 1, 2022 · · Chickens 101, Flock Files

It’s lovely to be able to help people connect with animals. Kids get excited about collecting their chickens and you know they’re going to be loved and looked after

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Former Convicts find Hope for the Future in Chicken Keeping
October 1, 2022 · · Chickens 101

Add to Favorites At Southwell Hostel in Nottinghamshire, England, an ‘Enabling Environment’ project is underway to give ex-convicts who’ve recently left prison confidence, responsibility, and focus as they transition to …

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Naughty Chickens Help People with Mental Health Problems in London
August 1, 2022 · · Chickens 101

Sydenham Garden welcomes a mental health group three times a week to interact with the therapy chickens.

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Two Authors Whose Chickens Inspired them to Write Books!
June 30, 2022 · · Book Reviews

Have your chickens ever given you a burst of inspiration for a story? These two authors were so charmed by their chickens’ funny ways, they decided to write about them.

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Fresh Start for Hens
April 8, 2022 · · Chickens 101

Fresh Start for Hens is a British not-for-profit organisation, run by volunteers who collect hens from poultry farms at the end of their commercial lives, and find them new homes with people who want to keep them as pets.

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Challenging Times for British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT)

Just before the pandemic, the British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT) built a brand-new Visitor Center in North Devon, England.

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Meet the Prehistoric Chickens at Barnacre Alpacas
November 18, 2021 · · Chickens 101

The Golden Brahma hens are a favourite with visitors too. They look like prehistoric birds, with fluffy feet.

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Writing With Chickens
November 18, 2021 · · Chickens 101

Novelist Della Galton lives in Dorset, England, with her partner, Gordon, a flock of chickens, and three dogs. She enjoys baking carrot cake with her hens’ eggs, and routinely forgets to include the carrots, usually finding them on the kitchen worktop an hour later.

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The Chickens That Help Raise Money for Charities
August 27, 2021 · · Chickens 101

“We’ve kept chickens for years and had Rhode Island reds, leghorns and all sorts, at various times,” she says. “This time it was all about the eggs, so we went for the best layers. They lay all through the winter and summer alike!”

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Marlow Chicken Hotel, England
July 23, 2021 · · Coops

“There’s a chicken hotel in Marlow?” I said to a friend who was telling me about her chickens’ holiday arrangements. I felt compelled to investigate, so I went to visit this “hotel” in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, England, and met Rachel Misra, the owner of Marlow Poultry, who also breeds and sells chickens, coops, and supplies free-range eggs.

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