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Hen-keeping in gardens at record levels

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Compassionate Brits are adopting battery hens in their droves, as demand for self-sufficiency grows.
Half a million UK residents now keep hens in their back gardens – the highest figure since the Second World War.
The trend, driven by demand for eco-living and grow-your-own, means that thousands of birds are being saved from slaughter houses.
When the British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT) was…