Buying Fertile Hatching Eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by skeeter9, Apr 22, 2007.

  1. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Songster

    Hi, All,
    I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, but where are the best places to order eggs from? I know a lot of people are ordering eggs for incubation and I know there are lots of hatcheries you can order from. Is this where pretty much everyone orders from, or are there other sources to order eggs as well?

  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    I think most BYC people buy from BYC people! The school here buys from McMurray, but those are much more expensive.
  3. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Songster

    Hi Speckledhen,
    Do you mean people post in the Buy-Sell-Trade section?

  4. Menagerie

    Menagerie In the Brooder

    Apr 16, 2007
    That is one option or try local farmers or back yard keepers like ourselves. It also depnds on what kind of chickens you are looking for. I am lucky enough to live near a bird farm that has some more exotic breeds and also my mother has a farm with some fancy footed mixes. I now have hens producing many fertile eggs and a few very happy/proud roosters [​IMG]
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Yes, BST or from breeders or just locals. I myself hope to be able to sell hatching eggs in the not-too-distant future.
  6. The Buy/Sell/Trade Forum is a good place to look .
    If you don't see what you are interested in on the board, just ask.
    It's a sure bet that someone knows someone who has fertile eggs available .

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