Simon from Incredible Eggs came to Saint Francis on Tuesday 1st May with an exciting delivery. Saint Lucy could barely contain their excitement. Simon showed us all the eggs he had brought and explained they were all different colours because we will be hatching four different breeds of chicken. He built us an incubator and a brooding centre and taught us why the eggs need to be left alone for the first stage of hatching.
We have written our own Class Rules for looking after the eggs. We learnt that the eggs need their mummy chicken to sit on them to help them hatch but Miss Young didn’t think it was a good idea for us to sit on them! So it is very important to keep the eggs in their incubator to keep them warm instead.
Simon then taught the grown ups how to care for the chicks once they are hatched. We are in charge of feeding them, giving them fresh water and cleaning out their brooding centre and can’t wait to help!
Finally Simon showed us the correct way to pick up and handle the chicks ready for when they are big enough to come out and play with us.
We cannot wait for this journey and will keep you updated on each stage! Keep following for more eggsiting updates!
Saint Lucy and Saint Ann