Month: April 2019

Eastern Daily Press

Chicks, ducklings and Easter bonnets – April 2019 “It was a busy last week of term for Norfolk’s schools as they prepared for the Easter holidays. We have been sent some wonderful photos for our School Report.” Click here to read the full article

The Lady

Incredible Eggs – April 2019 The Lady talks to Jane Stuart from Incredible Eggs, the ethical provider of chick, duckling and grey partridge hatchling kits to nurseries, schools, care homes and domestic settings throughout England and Scotland. Click here to read the full article

April 2019 – Animal Welfare: Easter Greetings from London & East!

Young ducks like these need protecting during the day, as well as at night. Common daytime predators include crows, rooks and buzzards. Ducklings this age would usually be in the stables with heat lamps, but the weather here in Norfolk is SO hot, they’re having an outdoor day of sunbathing in fully enclosed grass runs – complete with swimming pools of course! Happy… Read more »

Derby Telegraph

Easter treat for reception pupils – April 2019  “They are learning about the lifecycles of animals and the world around them and actually seeing the ducklings hatch brings it all to life and makes the topic much more meaningful and purposeful.” Click here to read the full article

Oxford Mail

Newborn chicks hatch at Rosebank Care Home, Bampton – April 2019 “The chicks give the residents a real purpose. They have watched over and cared for them ever since they were eggs and so to have the opportunity to see them grow has been a great privilege and a real honour.” Click here to read… Read more »

April 2019 – Education: Out and about in London with The Chelsea Pensioners

This photo really made our day. Paul (one of our totally brilliant team at London and East), with the splendidly dressed George (a retired British soldier now living with The Chelsea Pensioners)…and one of the ducklings they hatched of course! Just one of the many amazing organisations we are privileged to work with. Our thanks to George and TCP for their permission to share… Read more »

Epilepsy Society

Chick It Out! Chicks Arrive In Russell House – April 2019 Sam Shears, Russell House’s Activity Coordinator, said: “The arrival of the chicks in Russell House have demonstrated a real sense of community in Russell House. The residents help to look after them and they feel a sense of responsibility in doing so”. Click here… Read more »

Banbury Guardian

Residents at a care home in Banbury enjoyed a cracking Easter with a visit from youngsters and the exciting arrival of five ducklings. – April 2019 “You could see from the residents’ and children’s reactions just how engaged they were when given the opportunity to look after the eggs and get close to such lovely ducklings… Read more »

Spring 2017 – Thank you Julie!

  Our thanks to Julie for sending in this lovely photograph she took of her father with one of our chicks that hatched recently at Mistley Manor Care Home in Essex. It was so nice to see and made our day. Julie wrote: “He really enjoyed the experience of handling living creatures; thank you for providing… Read more »