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Chick-Hatching Programmes: Not What They’re Cracked Up to Be

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I first came across chick-hatching programmes whilst running the PETA stand at an education exhibition. Whilst most companies at the show were exhibiting books, outdoor play equipment and lesson plans, a company called “Living Eggs” was “exhibiting” several tiny chicks. The idea is for schools to put fertilised chicken eggs in incubators in classrooms and let students watch the eggs hatch two to four weeks later.

Of course, PETA immediately complained to TSL Education Limited, the show organisers, who thankfully made the decision to ban the use … Read more.