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 Northern England.  We are a family company, based on the northern edge of Sheffield, where we keep our birds in five star luxury, free ranging one of the many hills in the area!

We have a great team of passionate poultry breeders, each with our own flocks of champion birds, providing your school with a fabulous ‘Conservation in the Classroom‘ experience.

Deb Howe

Deb Howe

CEO Eggucation

Deb has been a science teacher in a Specialist Science College for over 20 years, and knows what makes for an engaging experience for pupils of all ages.

She also works 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. This group meets several times a year to ensure policies are in place to preserve Britain’s rarest poultry. We are looking forward to helping advise DEFRA about plans to protect all UK rare poultry, early in 2017.

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.

She is on the committee 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)

Dani Pegley

Dani Pegley

Area Manager - Notts & Lincs

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)

To see our fabulous birds at home, visit the gallery.

Meet the Team was last modified: February 5th, 2017 by Dani Pegley