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Experience the bird life cycle

Hatch chicks in your home! Watch the embryos develop, encourage hatchlings as they pip and come to understand the special needs and care needed for the baby birds once hatched. 


Once the eggs have hatched, all baby birds and unhatched eggs, the incubator and all materials are returned to Creature Quest. All ducklings, chicks and quail are returned to the private small free range farms where the eggs were obtained. We work with hobby and small farms who have a focus on egg production. 

Create life long memories with this truly

hands-on program.


Study the bird life cycle in your home by hatching quail or chicken eggs!

Registration Opens February 17, 2021.


To Book

Email us using using the form at the bottom of this page. We'll get in touch with you for the information that we need. We will require payment in order to hold your space.


Upcoming Sessions 
Registration opens February 17, 2021


Session A 
Delivery March 10th &11th, 2021
Return April 7th & 8th, 2021


Available eggs: chicken, quail


Session B
Delivery: May 6th & 7th, 2021
Return: June 2nd & 3rd 2021

Available eggs: chicken, quail


Rental Includes:

  • Digital incubator with automatic turner

  • 7 fertilized eggs

  • Reproducible activities

  • Resource guide 

  • Brooding box

  • Shavings

  • Poultry water dish

  • Starter food

  • Email support during office hours
    Mon-Fri 9 am - 3 pm.

  • Delivery and pick-up of incubator and kit

Fees & Payment

$250 + HST (delivery included)


Payment in full is required to secure booking. 

Methods of payment accepted: MasterCard, Visa, American Express

Kit Delivery and Pick-up

All kits are delivered and picked-up by Creature Quest. 

Kits will only be delivered to your home inside our service range below. We do not accommodate alternate delivery locations.


Delivery & pick-up dates, will occur within the weeks indicated in the session. The exact date for deliveries will be decided after driving routes are determined. Clients will be notified in advance as to the date and delivery window after it is determined by our office. We will not be able to accommodate any preferred dates or times. 

Service Range

The Hatch program is only available in the following areas.



Caledon Township

Erin Township



Halton Hills Township




Toronto (West of DVP)


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Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancellations must be made by email and responded to by Creature Quest in order to be valid. If a cancellation request is not responded to, it was not received by our office. Refunds will be made in accordance with the schedule below.

Time of request - Up to 31 days before drop-off 

- 100% REFUND minus $25 Admin Fee per rental kit


30 to 10 days prior to session drop-off date - 50% REFUND minus $25 Admin Fee per rental kit

Cancellations made less than 9 days before session drop-off date 

- no refund 

Refunds or credits are not given for poor hatches or out-of-pocket expenses.


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Contact Us To Book

Please include the session and egg type you are interested in.

Advance full payment for the program required to reserve an incubator and kit.

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Sleeping Peking duckling
A little girl meeting a duckling
Peking and Ruen duckling
Relaxing birds
Quail Eggs
A duckling and chick