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Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by horsechick, Dec 30, 2007.

  1. horsechick

    horsechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    We recently received a small incubator for the kids, we thought they might like to use in their classrooms this spring for learning, if their teachers would like to use as well.
    Just wondered if anyone shipped small quantities of eggs, so we wouldn't have to waste eggs.
    Thank you!
     
  2. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    How many eggs do you need? You didnt get that little yellow dome thing did you? I could ship you some buff orpingtin eggs.
     
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  3. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

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    where are you at looking for just a couple eggs??

    check the buy/sell/trade plenty sell 1/2 doz at a time. if that is too many still contact seller, the postage on 2 would probably be about the same as for 1/2 doz, so it would drive the per egg cost higher
     
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  4. horsechick

    horsechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes, the kids did from a family member for christmas, since the kids have the fever now too, I guess they thought it'd be a neat idea.

    I would have to get 6 eggs, then only be able to fit 2 and waste the other 6.
    Unless we waited until we get our silkies and wait for them to go broody, maybe we could get 6 eggs, and slip them the ones we don't try to hatch, so we don't "kill" any eggs unnecessarily?
    Thx
     
  5. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    if you want to give it a try go ahead, but those incubators are not very good, you might spend 21 days with you life devoted to those eggs an not have any hatch. You would be much better building your own incubator. where do you live?
     
  6. horsechick

    horsechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, That's a bummer to hear, they are really excited about it.
     
  7. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG] (just teasing you!!)
     
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  8. horsechick

    horsechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sorry...get 6, use 2, waste 4.
    better?
    Thx
     
  9. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    I can send you a few bantam eggs, you can fit more in. I have Old English Game Bantams, Porcelain and Mille Fluer. That way you have a better chance of getting at least two to hatch so you dont end up with just one chick.

    I have button quail also, but they arent laying yet.
     
  10. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    Well i can ship you eggs. You dont live very far from me, i live near bowling green, ohio. The shorter the eggs have to travel, the more likely they are to hatch. I have buff orpingtons, and Buff orpington light brahma mix. The mix is a sex link so you will know what you have when one hatches. I really like the mix they are super friendly, and all of mine have feathered feet (it could be adominate gene) Are you sure the bator only holds two egs, you might be able to fit three. you could make your own cheap little incubator and put the remaining eggs it it just for better luck so you dont end up with nothing.
     

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