It’s lambing time and Kate has a new helper! Meet Twiglet, whose hobbies include ‘helping’ to collect the eggs, sniffing the ducks (the ducks are not so sure about this), nibbling Kate’s ears and basically following her everywhere she goes. As you can see, Twiglet also finds emails very interesting. Twiglet is one of triplets… Read more »
Month: May 2017
Our ducklings were part of pet therapy at the home run by The Partnership in Care, for residents, many of whom are living with dementia. “The residents absolutely loved them and with many from a rural or farming background, watching the ducklings hatch and then wander around brought back many fond memories.” Noreen Adkin,… Read more »
Introducing our fabulous new ‘stand alone’ project, designed exclusively for Incredible Eggs by educational professionals. This project delivers a structured, individual, targeted intervention to selected EYFS children eligible for Pupil Premium funding. Click here to find out more!
Some of our North branch ducks, going about their daily lives on the farm in Yorkshire.
We thought Mr. and Mrs. Gold Silkie were behaving a bit strangely, guarding the hedge. After some investigating, we discovered why. Mrs. Silkie has made herself a rather splendid and cosy nest. She also made it crystal clear that these particular eggs are NOT to go in hatching kits and that they are hers to keep. Who are we to argue with… Read more »
We promised a certain little girl from Mossley Hill Childcare in Liverpool, that we would post up some photographs of the ducklings once they were safely back at the farm in Yorkshire. So here they are, having a lovely time with Felicity – our North branch manager’s niece. Nursery manager, Christine Barnes told us; ‘We had a lovely time looking after the ducklings. The experience… Read more »
Our thanks to Kara in Norfolk for sharing these photos of some of our ex-ducklings with us. We are always delighted to work with ethical smallholders like Kara, because they share the same passion for ‘old-school’, small-scale, low intensity farming as we do.
Our congratulations to Michelle, who recently became a new duck keeper! These are some of the ducklings which hatched at Burleigh Primary School in Hertfordshire. She tells us that they have all settled in well and like sitting in slippers! Thanks for the update Michelle – we wish you and your terrific trio a very happy future together.