Category: News

BBC News

County Durham school makes wheelchair for pet duck – June 2019 The school is hoping to build a pen for Jimmy, who is actually a girl, so she can call it her home permanently. Click here to read the full article  

The Isle of Thanet News

Ramsgate Arts Primary watch miracle of life as ducklings hatch – May 2019 Early Years Learning Lead at RAPS said: “We have had chicks hatching with us for the last few years at RAPS but this was the first time we have ever experienced ducks. This was completely different and everyone has thoroughly enjoyed it. The children have experienced… Read more »

News & Star

News & Star Ducklings provide therapy for Carlisle care home residents – May 2019 “It has been a really good piece of therapy for those living here, as all of our residents have some form of dementia. The animals bring out the best of some of the residents.” The care home previously hosted two batches of chicks – but… Read more »

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

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 »

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 »

Telegraph & Argus

Care home chicks spread some Easter joy at Bradford care home – March 2019 Home Manager at Crossley House said: “This has been a fantastic experience. The residents have loved interacting with the little chicks; this is definitely something we will look to do again next year.” Click here to read the full article ​