Hens for Hire

School Hen Keeping Specialist

Eggtivity Days

New for 2017 we are launching our Eggtivity 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 12 children per group) and run activities around the following topics.

We currently have 3 to choose from:

  • Lifecycle of the Egg
  • Queen Chicktoria & Prince Eggbert
  • Egg Scientists

We will provide all the materials and were appropriate live animals.

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)

Queen Chicktoria & Prince Eggbert

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.