Directory of animal rescue web sites mainly in the UK. Grouped by location and animal.
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Hen and Chicken Rescues
Directory of Hen and Chicken Rescues in the UK. Mainly places that rescue and rehome battery hens. These are good places to start if you are thinking of getting any chickens, most battery hens have lots of life left if they are given the chance. They also tend to be good egg layers.
- The Battery Rechargers: National organisation: http://www.ex-battery-hens.com: A friendly forum for those who have (or would like to have) ex-battery hens, where we can talk about their:- housing - feeding - general progress - health and much more!
- British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT): National Organisation: http://www.bhwt.org.uk: Regular hen rescue and rehoming days, teams throughout the UK. Free advice on hen care, news on free range campaigns, web shop, registered charity.
- Cambridgeshire Hen Rescue: March, Cambridgeshire: http://www.cambshenrescue.com Rehome ex-battery hens, caged birds, and farm birds. Cover Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Suffolk and surrounding areas.
- Ex Battery Hens: http://www.freewebs.com/exbatteryhens: A website about some battery hens that were due to be slaughtered before we adopted them as pets. Come and see how they are doing now!
- Ex Battery Hens Forum: http://www.exbatteryhens.com For people interested in Ex-Battery hens, hen rescues and rehoming Battery Hens
- Ex Battery Hen Forum http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/Ex-Battery-Hen-Forum/: Forum for anyone wishing to rehome ex battery hens and offering advice and answering questions for people who've already rehomed these lovely pets.
- Hen Rehomers UK http://www.henrehomers.net: Hen Rehomers UK (previously North London Hen Rescue) operates nationally to rehome ex-battery hens which are past their commercial usefulness. They are legitimately purchased from farmers, and distributed to centres from Harrogate to Cardiff to Dover and many in between.
- Lincs Little Hens: Lincolnshire: http://www.lincslittlehens.co.uk: Working in conjunction with Norwich based Little Hen Rescue and giving a Lincolnshire rehoming point to anyone wanting to give a home to retired battery or barn hens who suffer terrible cruelty in the commercial egg producing farms. These hens make lovely pets and still lay eggs.
- Little hen rescue: Norfolk: http://www.littlehenrescue.co.uk
- LuckyHens Rescue Northwest: http://www.luckyhensrescuenorthwest.weebly.com Re-home Ex caged / Barn Hen to families as pets. Lancashire,North West, Wigan, Battery Hens,
- North London Hen Rescue - www.northlondonhenrescue.org.uk A small, independent group of volunteers who come together for the purpose of rehoming hens who would, otherwise, be slaughtered.
- Rescue Hens: Frodsham: http://www.rescuehens.co.uk Rehome retiring hens from barn egg production, saving them from the pot! The hens are all fully vaccinated and we give you full support before and after rehoming. Most of the birds are Warrens or Hylines.