Meet the Team
With over 20 years experience delivering science and STEM education, Eggucation provides high quality and ethically sound enrichment experiences in schools right across the UK. We have a great team of passionate poultry breeders, who are also firm friends, each with our own flocks of champion birds, providing your school with a fabulous ‘Conservation in the Classroom‘ experience.
Deb has over 20 years experience teaching Science in a Specialist Science College and knows what makes for an engaging experience for pupils of all ages. She has worked for the Rare Breeds Survival Trust, both in the capacity of promoting the conservation of rare breeds, and as an adviser on their Poultry Working Group.
Debs has worked alongside Adam Henson (Cotswold Farm Park/Countryfile) and Jimmy Doherty (Jimmy’s Farm), helping them with poultry conservation projects. We are passionate about conserving rare breeds!
In addition, Debs has a Zoology degree from Sheffield University, and a Masters degree in Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare from Edinburgh University. And a lifetime spent observing animals and ensuring they have there highest possible welfare….
She the Chairperson of the Autosexing Breeders Association (ABA), a member of the Rare Poultry Society (RPS), The Croad Langshan Club and the Poultry Club of Great Britain. (PCGB)
Area Manager - East, Home Counties
Dani is a genetics enthusiast! She has a wealth of experience in breeding, having a BSc in Equine Breeding and Stud Management as well as experience across the world with famous studs and running her own alpaca breeding programme.
Dani is passionate about her poultry. She prides herself on welfare, giving them land and accommodation well-above standard, and has been working hard to reintroduce extinct and rare colours in Araucanas as well as restore the utility value of Vorwerks, in the hopes that they once again become a regular sight across the UK.
Currently, she is also working to promote predator-friendly pasture management with the use of livestock guardian dogs.
She is on the committee of the British Barnevelder Club, a member of the Rare Poultry Society (RPS), The British Araucana Club and the Poultry Club of Great Britain. (PCGB)