has anyone ever ordered from eggs from ray velentine

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by Berynn, Mar 5, 2008.

  1. Berynn

    Berynn Cooped Up

    Oct 13, 2007
    I am interested in talking with anyone that has bought hatching eggs from ray Valentine,
    I want to know what their hatch rate was and what they thought of the eggs
  2. mel58

    mel58 In the Brooder

    Dec 8, 2007
    the eggs weren't that dark.

    my hatch rate was about 19%. I've gotten better at it since then but also I think the shipping from florida to indiana in feb was a killer, too.

    wasn't unhappy with him, his packaging or his eggs though. just what happens with shipped eggs.
  3. Cara

    Cara Songster

    Aug 30, 2007
    I haven't bought eggs from him, but I bought three Cuckoo Marans. I'm delighted with the birds, they are beautiful and excellent layers, and the eggs are always dark.
  4. Renegade

    Renegade Songster

    Oct 8, 2007
    Griffin, GA
    I have gotten eggs from Ray. The color of the eggs he sent were about a 4 on the Marans chart. Hatch rate was pretty good for shipped eggs. One of the hens hatched from his eggs lays about a 5 on the chart. His prices are good for what you are getting. If you are looking for really dark eggs like 7 or higher you will pay anywhere from $45 to $120 per dozen.


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