Hens for Hire

School Hen Keeping Specialist


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Day Visits

Day Visits, Events & Guest Speakers

We offer a range of day visits, event visits and speaker engagements.  If you would like more information please do not hesitate to contact us.

Activity Days-all based around the humble hen. The Hens for Hire team will come into school for a ½ day and with a group (up to 30 children per group) and run activities around the following topics.

Lifecycle of the Egg

  • 21 days of egg incubation-what happens along the way
  • What happens when they start hatching
  • How they grow-feathers & chick development
  • Chick handling & cuddles
  • Art activity-eggs & chicks
  • (all materials will be provided)

Hen Fever

Part of our Historical Hens project

  • How the Victorians brought hens to the British Empire
  • Hen Fever-the chicken craze started by Queen Victoria
  • The Queens Hen House
  • The Royal Hens-breeds & hen handling
  • Looking the Part-Dress like a royal hen keeper
  • (all materials provided)

Egg Scientists

An interactive science session all based around eggs.
Hens in Space-How Nasa will get eggs to Mars

  • Experiment 1-Spinning Around
  • Experiment 2-Weigt Lifting
  • Experiment 3-Walking on Eggs
  • (All materials will be provided)


Full Day:  £250.00
Half Day: £125.00

Cost Covers:
All the materials and were appropriate live animals.
Travel to and from your location.


Chick Cuddle Sessions & Events

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Aimed at Nurseries, Care Homes & Events- perfect for little hands and short attention spans!

Our sessions last for approx 45 mins, where children or residents and staff will get hands on handling with a selection of our lovely fluffy chicks.  We also have a selection of dressing up clothes, chick toys (for children not to keen on handling the chicks) plus a few songs!


One Session: £50 (within 40 miles of DE13)
2 Sessions (same date & location): £80.00

Cost Covers:
All the materials and live animals.
Travel to and from your location.

If your location is further afield please get intouch for a price.

Available from Spring -Autumn

If you would like us to attend your Spring and Easter Event please get in touch


Guest Speaker & Teacher Training

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If you are looking for a speaker for an event, or group meeting why not let us come along and chat chickens!  We can tailor our talk to fit the location and time you need us to and we can even bring some feathered friends along!  Claire has presented at WI meetings, luncheon groups and friendship societies.

We also offer visits for staff and teacher training days, these can be full or half day visits, please contact us for more details.

If you would like to book Claire to attend your group please get in touch.


School Speaking

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Claire has been a guest speaker at schools assisting with GCSE & A Level lessons, in areas as diverse as Food Preparation, Business Studies and ICT.

If you would like to book us to add more content and context to your subject please get in touch.

Terms and Conditions

Please read our terms and conditions carefully before placing your order.

Once you have picked your products please follow the procedure set out on the website. Please make sure your information is accurate.

Each order shall be an order to purchase goods subject to our terms and conditions. We will not be bound to supply any goods ordered until we have notified you of acceptance of your order. We are entitled to reject any order and will notify you of any such rejection.

Goods will normally be delivered within 3 working days of your order being placed. We offer free home delivery to orders over £20 within a 20 mile radius of Hens for Hire HQ. All other orders will need to be collected.

Full payment for any goods ordered must be made by credit, debit card in advance of delivery (debit/credit card payments are accepted on orders over £20). We also accept cash for goods purchased at Hen Pen. For incubator and hen hire we accept BACS payments, please contact us for information. All prices are in UK pounds sterling.

All products are advertised for sale subject to availability. In the event of us being unable to supply the goods ordered, we will inform you as soon as possible.

We try to ensure that the prices indicated on the website are up to date and accurate. However, we accept no liability for any errors and omissions and the final price of goods is the price in force at the time of us accepting your order.

We offer all our customers a refund to their goods covered under the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000. We will refund the sums paid for the goods delivered to you as soon as possible. All goods which you intend returning to us must be kept in good condition whilst in your possession.

If you wish to cancel a booking made on one of our courses, all courses bookings are non-refundable within 72 hours of the start of the course.
If goods are found to be faulty or damaged upon delivery or not of satisfactory quality, please contact Claire at Hens HQ within days of receipt of the goods. We will, at our option, deliver replacement goods or refund the price paid.

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