Pet Subjects Rescue: Hens


Star a big brown hen

Star featured in May 2013Due to ill health, Star's owner can no longer look after her. She has been taken in by the British Hen Welfare Trust. Star is a large fit brown hen.


Hedgehog, a balding hen

Hedgehog featured in October 2012This week’s rescue pet is Hedgehog, so-called because she was bald, with only spiky damaged feathers when rescued.


Wiggins, a Bantam cockerel

Wiggins featured in August 2012This week’s rescue pet is a bantam cockerel named Wiggins, after our gold-medal-and-Tour-winning cyclist.