Hens for Hire

School Hen Keeping Specialist

Defra Prevention Zone-Update February 2017

The hens have been on lockdown since 6th December, Defra have announced proposed changes which will start after 28th February.

The first thing to do is to check your address on the map:

http://www.gisdiseasemap.defra.gov.uk/intmaps/avian/map.jsp

Once you know what zone your location is in you can then decided your course of action.

Here at Hens HQ, we will be returning hens to schools across the country adhearing to the new Defra guidelines.

If any schools have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Claire.

Hen Keeping in Schools

Hens for Hire is a unique, award winning hire service. We offer schools the opportunity to experience hen keeping and all the benefits it brings to students, whilst removing the on-going responsibility and holiday cover of keeping hens in school. We provide full support and training for all staff.

Interactive Learning With Hens

Keeping Hens helps connect young people with their environment, food and animals in both urban and rural settings. We provide you with the expertise, resources and information which are prepared by our teaching staff to make hen keeping in school easy, fun and rewarding.




Is Hens for Hire Right for you?

At Hens for Hire we want to make sure you get the best experience from your time spent keeping, caring for and learning from chickens. With this in mind, we have spent many years building Bespoke Hire Options for our wide variety of customers and we’ll be only too happy to do the same for you.

Each hire option is built around your individual budget, needs and curriculum plan and you can be sure of our ongoing support and training throughout our time together. You can find out more about our Hens for Hire, Incubator Hire and Courses with these links above.

If you’d like to get in touch to discuss your requirements in person, why not give us a call or visit our Contact Page for more details.


Did you know?

Hens For Hire won the Theo Phaphitis Small Business Sunday Award.

#sbs Small Business WinnerSo what is Small Business Sunday? #SBS as it’s known by it’s ‘hash tag’ handle on Twitter, was created by Theo Paphitis back in October 2010. Each week small business owners like us have to pitch passionately about our business in 140 characters or less. Theo then reviews the tweets he receives and chooses his favourites.

We were very pleased to be chosen and to receive the award.

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... this is part 2 of the chick hatching project

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So who would like to guess how many eggs are in today's very full basket?

To help I normally collect the eggs in the mornings but due to this mornings early start I collected them this afternoon.
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So would anyone like any eggs? This is the last 3 days of eggs! ... See MoreSee Less

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It's all going on at Apex PS-watch the live hatch! ... See MoreSee Less

Salaam!New chick hatching project live (!) from EYFS @Apex Primary School

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