Hi Claire. Many thanks for this – the children have absolutely loved it (as well as the parents and Staff!). The timing was perfect. Definitely has the wow factor.
Having the chicks develop so quickly was startling to watch. We got them on Day 1 as tiny fluffy things which could hardly walk in a straight line and by Day 3 they had developed flight feathers, could run around and even attempt to fly. Brilliant! The incubator was another story. Seeing a tiny hole appearing, followed by the occasional cheep only led to a sense of paternal worrying! Will they get out, will they hatch? Eventually I gave one a slight help with a bit of the egg shell but you know within an hour it was up standing. I definitely would recommend Claire and her kit, do it, its great!