Educational eggs wanted (PA)

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by equine623, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. equine623

    equine623 Songster

    Mar 17, 2009
    NE PA
    Hi everyone,
    To make a long story short I am interested in getting some different sizes and colors of eggs to take to my DD's preschool. She is almost 4 and she was the only one in the class who knew that chickens lay eggs [​IMG] The teacher approached me to tell me that and then mentioned she was going to try getting a farm animal unit approved.
    My thought was to bring in some of our eggs (all light brown) so the other kids could see that eggs don't just come in cartons from the store and are white. But then I thought it would be interesting if everyone could see other eggs too...
    I'm more than happy to pay for a couple of eggs if someone has different colors and sizes - I do have one bantam laying at work currently but could probably use a couple examples.
    Local, to me, is anywhere from Bergen County, NJ west to Monroe County PA and south to the Allentown/Bethlehem area.
    Please let me know if you might be able to help with this I really appreciate it and so will the preschool! [​IMG]

  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    That is so funny about your daughter! My son was going through the testing for preschool last summer. The teacher asked him what happens if you drop an egg? Obvious answer is the egg cracks, right? Nope! He told her it makes the baby die [​IMG] Guess we are a bit addicted to hatching [​IMG]

    If you wouldn't mind shipped eggs, I have some teeny tiny button quail eggs, and some not so teeny tiny jumbo quail eggs (still smaller than bantam chicken eggs though!). I also have some bantam pullet eggs that are just a little bigger than the quail eggs, and I have some duck eggs! So if you are interested, I could send a couple of each for $10, which would more or less just cover the shipping. Let me know [​IMG]
  3. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Crowing

    Feb 21, 2009
    Columbia river gorge
    WOW this is neat I thought I was crazy for doing a life cycle / hatching project in my sons class when he is only in preschool. Im doing mine in april , thats when his birthday is and he is very exctied. I was thinking the same thing to getting little tiny to giant eggs but I have financal reistrictions especally with his birthday so we will most likely just bee doing a few brown eggs i can get local for 5 dollers a dozen,
    Good luck on youre project , if you want you can pm me and we can share about the preschool hatching project/ ideas.
  4. 1mommahen

    1mommahen Love My Cluckin' Coop

    Mar 20, 2008
    I have eggs. Blue and all shades of brown. Non fertile though. Are you going to hatch or just show them. I'm in Hunterdon County right off Rt. 78.
  5. PQ

    PQ Songster

    Feb 5, 2009
    Platina, Ca.
    Are you looking for eggs local, or can someone ship you eggs?
    Last edited: Mar 20, 2009
  6. thewarriorchild

    thewarriorchild Songster

    Mar 29, 2008
    Ringwood area, NJ
    I could meet you in Bergen cty or somewhere. I have green eggs and maybe a smaller white one. I might even have chicks in a few weeks
  7. kirbypt

    kirbypt In the Brooder

    Jan 31, 2009
    Genesee Cnty, MI
    I could send a couple of each of the following:
    White Goose eggs from Toulouse Geese
    Really big white duck eggs from Pekin Ducks
    Large green duck eggs from Rouen Ducks (Mallard family)

    $15 shipped
  8. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Songster

    Apr 26, 2008
    I have button quail, Coturix quail, white egg layers (chicken), brown egg layers(chicken), a green egg layer (chicken), and a dark green duck egg layer. I'd have to ask permission first from the family as not all the birds personally belong to me but I would be more than happy to send a few as long as they cooperate and lay for me. I'd probably just have you help cover the shipping cost if you were interested. I'm not sure how well the little quail eggs would ship with larger eggs though [​IMG]

    I also have large geese eggs normally but the pair is going through molt and she is not laying right now.
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2009
  9. equine623

    equine623 Songster

    Mar 17, 2009
    NE PA
    Thank you so much to everyone for your generous offers!! I am going to see what I end up with so far and then possibly be in touch with some of the rest of you later on.

    You guys rock [​IMG]

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