Beautiful/Rare: LavendarProjectOrpington eggs - 8+ eggs NO Reserve

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  1. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    SUPER DUPER SPECIAL price. Many of you have ask me to run a NO Reserve Auction which means no minimum price on the bid!!! I'm running this auction to honor your request, so please go and bid and have a wonderful time. This is a "bargain" from bargain - for Sunday evening fun before our work week begins!!!

    All my available incubators are full of duck, & chicken eggs. I cannot buy another incubator or rewire the hatching room, so these are for sale! This is a great value as on preorders we sell at $5 an egg! This is a tremendous value!!!! Expected ship date is week of Dec. 26, 2011( actually be the 27 th- USPS closed the 26th), if laying continues as anticipated and payment is prompt.

    8+ means that you will be getting at least 8 eggs and possibly more depending on the hens on the day of shipping.

    These are lavendar orpingtons from our Hinkjc lavendar Project Orpington line....All the babies will be lavendars!

    My incubator's full and I really want these beautiful eggs to have an opportunity to be babies!!!!
    These Lavendar Project Orpington Eggs these are from a beautiful flock born from Hinkjc eggs. In this flock, there are only Lavendars!
    A baby from the Lavendar project orpingtons:
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    Six Lavendar Project Orpington chicks from a custom hatch done in February. The other babies stayed at the Garry Farm.
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    Some of the adults (This quad was sold as a grouping a few months ago)
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    Here are pictures of some of the second generation (for our farm) Lavendar Project Orpingtons The eggs from this grouping first were released this spring, so the wonderful improved size and typing are not yet available from other BYC'ers. Get it here first![​IMG]

    One of the roosters:
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    One of the younger hens - she's still growing:
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    Here are some of the girls eating treats:
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    Please be aware that our flock no longer contains any ladies with lighter colored legs as they are usually the bearers of the mottled gene. I will try to take new photos in coming weeks, but we are in full production at the farm with fall plantings and our canning and baking orders in our commercial kitchen....As all of you who have tried to photograph chickens know, it takes many shots before the subject will be still!

    We are now working on our third generation of Lavendar Project orpingtons here on the Garry Farm, expect to release eggs from those IN 2012!!!! I love a good project, don't you!!!!

    Payment and Shipping Details:

    These will be mailed the week of Dec. 26 if payment is received promptly, unless there is any change in the pattern of laying eggs, which is not expected.

    The shipping shown above is computed on average based priority mail, confirmation delivery,packing materials, etc. if you want xpress or insurance, it will be more. If your shipping is actually higher, we'll take the loss in order to get these eggs to you promptly. We are very care about selecting, carefully packing, packing materials, priority shipping and confirmation delivery. Usually I compute the shipping based on your zip code but in order to get this package moving at the close of this sale, we are giving a FLAT rate on our shipping. We only ship at this rate within the continental US (48 states). This rate reflects priority mail and confirmation delivery. If you want insurance, it will be $2 more.

    Please contact me for your shipping rate if you live in Hawaii or Alaska for your shipping costs and expected arrival time!

    If you are the successful winner of this auction, please paypal funds to us right after your winning the auction, so we can mail these eggs right away! (our PO ships in the afternoon).
    Our paypal is: [email protected]

    Pm us with any special mailing instructions, if you want to pick up at post office, (then we'll need a phone number), etc. Please be sure that your paypal has an address listed. Should you want insurance it is $2 more.

    We ship eggs the same way we would like to receive them. We bubble wrap each egg separately, putting in a regular box (not an egg carton) which is then cushioned and set in a larger box. These are not the prepaid priority boxes but we use the large boxes that can be ordered through USPS as the standard mailing box. In order to minimize the time that our eggs are on the country roads where we live, we take our eggs shipments to the post office where they know to set ours by themselves and stack on the top of all the boxes when it's time to ship! It's worth the gasoline, wear and tear on the car and our time to give your eggs the best possible chance of travel. Our mailing costs can often be higher than the prepaid boxes but we find that they arrive in better shape, so it's well worth the extra time, packing materials and shipping costs. Occasionally with a large order, we will use an even larger outside box. Even as carefully as we ship, we cannot guarantee that there will be no breakage in transit. We do not guarantee the percentage of your hatch (also known as hatch rate)as many factors such as the incubators temperature and humidity, etc are very variable. We will provide assistance to you during the hatch and help in every way possible to have the best hatch possible.

    We are a chemical free farm and farm full-time. We feed our animals with the best feed, sprouted grains, fresh grasses, treats from the garden and loving care. For more information about our farm, please visit our website http://www.freewebs.com/thegarryfarm/
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    check out our feedback.
    http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=pcz6aC_klXJDTE8H01hR-RA

    We also have feedback in the new system as you'll see above

    If you wonder how to preorder our eggs for a time in the future, please me and I'll give you more information. We'd be so honored to fill your order. Thanks for your interest. Happy Bidding and Have a blessed day! Nancy

    Edited to correct typo in shipping week.
     
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2011
  2. OldChurchEggery1

    OldChurchEggery1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hope it's okay to chime in here. I got three of these eggs in my "variety pack" and got two very spunky lavender chicks as a result. You can see both of them in this picture. One is at the very bottom left with its beak tilted up and the other is lying beside it. Out daughter thinks they're dandy!
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  3. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    You are welcome to post pictures here or on any of our listings.... Nice baby photo too!
     
  4. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    Many of you have asked how we pack and please look at our BYC page which describes it:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/web/viewblog.php?id=8875

    Presently we are ONLY putting fragile on the box. If you want other wording, please let us know and we'll be glad to add that as you like.

    The Garry Farm has spent a lot of time developing this system and you are welcome to use the techniques as described, but please if you copy the pictures or writing please reference as your source. We pack as if little lives depend upon it, because they do!smile

    Please let me know if there are any more questions and thanks! Have a blessed day. Nancy
     

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