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The Ex Battery Hens forum is a friendly forum for anyone who has already made room in their lives for ex battery hens. The forum is also for people that would like to rehome rescued ex battery hens. The forum is packed with useful information on all aspects of chicken keeping such as housing needs, health and nutrition, as well as forthcoming hen rescue information and contact details. If you would like to rehome some ex batts you can add your details to a short waiting list with one of the hen rescues.
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Health, Care & Behaviour
Discuss health, meds, care and behaviour concerns here
|Moulting miseries :( Oct 20 2016, 03:00 PM, By Sarahsausage|
|Topics: 2,429||Replies: 29,044|
A quick reference guide of PAST HEALTH POSTS that have been moved here because they are useful and informative. As with any animal, please do not rely on what you read, always seek the attention of a vet if you are in doubt. ** New topics cannot be started in this section, it is a reference section only **
|Implants to prevent laying Oct 21 2016, 08:38 AM, By Gruntyfenlass|
|Topics: 44||Replies: 1,404|
Find advice on all aspects of housing, runs, security etc and show off your peckingham palace here!
|Converting A Greenhouse Oct 14 2016, 10:41 AM, By Mab13|
|Topics: 681||Replies: 7,129|
|Subforums: Rate Your Coop|
Food & Equipment
Food, treats, supplements and feeding equipment discussed here
|Securing tarps Oct 19 2016, 04:38 PM, By Mel|
|Topics: 541||Replies: 4,855|
Help and advice regarding integrating new hens together or into an existing flock
|Integration update! Oct 14 2016, 08:32 AM, By Gruntyfenlass|
|Topics: 154||Replies: 1,717|
Chicken droppings are a good indicator of your chickens health. Post and share photos here of any poops that cause you concern or you are not sure about.
|Battling wet poos Jul 1 2016, 07:34 AM, By Gruntyfenlass|
|Topics: 131||Replies: 1,399|
Pests & Predators
Foxes, rats, lice, mites and mice etc, discuss concerns and share advice.
|It's all my fault! Aug 25 2016, 07:41 AM, By Gruntyfenlass|
|Topics: 267||Replies: 3,278|
Sometimes strange but mostly wonderful! Discuss them here. Odd sizes or shapes, no shell, your first one, reference photos of them. Its all here!
|Horrible 'thing' in the nest box Jul 10 2016, 08:05 AM, By Gruntyfenlass|
|Topics: 468||Replies: 3,411|
Novice Hen Keepers
READ ONLY information reference guide for novice chicken keepers. Information guides on feeding, health/pests and housing requirements as well as a few helpful tips to make chicken keeping a little easier for the first time chicken keeper.
|Housing / Run Guide Nov 5 2010, 12:03 PM, By Karen|
|Topics: 5||Replies: 0|