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Fertile Eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ~Kuromametchi~, May 2, 2009.

  1. ~Kuromametchi~

    ~Kuromametchi~ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay so my baby cousin really wants a chick by about 6 to 7 weeks but for some reason my hens aren't laying so if anyone has 2 fertile eggs that they can send to me, please post them here also they can be any breed.
     
  2. ~Kuromametchi~

    ~Kuromametchi~ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone?
     
  3. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row
    I think that two eggs wouldn't be worth shipping, and since you'd be looking at 25-50% hatching rate, it's not a very good set of odds on just 2 eggs. You might try a farmer's market or trader joe's type natural food store.
     
  4. taraann81

    taraann81 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009
    Ontario
    hi, I would suggest posting this on the buy sell trade section(BST) You'll get more responses, good luck
     
  5. ~Kuromametchi~

    ~Kuromametchi~ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ya the problem is that i only need one chick because i can't have like 12 to 20 but the other egg is in case one breaks but Frenchhen do you have any eggs?
     
  6. Keisha

    Keisha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hm i would try finding someone locally that has chickens and get some eggs
     
  7. ~Kuromametchi~

    ~Kuromametchi~ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how would i find them?
     
  8. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
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    I do have mutt eggs, but I think you might do better finding something locally since you only need a couple. Try craigslist or a feed store

    My test hatch is only hours along, and I have no idea on fertility. Maybe you could hatch 12 and give away the extras?
     
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  9. Calebs Acre

    Calebs Acre Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Single chicks do not do well. You're going to pay more than it's worth in shipping!! You could more easily buy a chick or eggs locally. Place a wanted ad on Craig's List and keep searching Craig's List.
     
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  10. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    try a post on your freecycle or craigslist
     

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