JUNE EGG SWAP . . . . New Idea for the Summer - Please read post #76!

renegaderidgefarm

Songster
10 Years
Jul 6, 2009
1,010
3
151
South Carolina
I want everybody to feel that they can join and that the eggs will be sent. This is why a deadline is set.

IF YOU DON'T THINK YOU CAN GET YOUR EGGS OUT ON TIME, DO NOT SIGN UP!

Please make sure that you are ready for eggs when you join this swap. It is not possible to wait for your incubator to get empty.

There have been problems in the past with people not receiving, or not informing 'us' that they have received, their eggs.

Please people, make sure you post here when you receive your eggs!!

There were a few problems with previous swaps, but for the most part, everything has went well.

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Disclaimer
This swap is not endorsed by BYC (owner, website, staff, etc.). The BYC Staff is not responsible and will not mediate if something goes "wrong" or a deal goes "bad". If you choose to participate in a swap, it is best to know who you are swapping with and not to swap more than you can afford to lose. The BYC Staff is sensitive because some past swaps have not worked out. We want our members to feel comfortable having fun with these and other social interactions, but please keep in mind that there were issues with some organizers and swappers not following through on their commitments in the past.
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The rules

So big rule #1 If you have mixed you will probably only get mixed
#2 You can NOT pick a certain breed
#3 All swappers must be signed up by NOON on JUNE 10th
#4 The eggs have to be in the mail on or before JUNE 25th
a. If you are unable to send your eggs on time, you must contact me, or you will be banned from future swaps!
#5 YOU MUST ACQUIRE A DELIVERY CONFIRMATION NUMBER, AND PM IT TO THE PERSON RECEIVING YOUR EGGS WHEN YOU SEND YOUR EGGS
#6 Everyone will be required to send 6 eggs except for those sending goose, turkey or peafowl, the min for these is 4. You're welcome to send more. Please try to send the cleanest eggs possible.
#7 Please package the eggs carefully. Individually wrapped and secured so they have the best chance of surviving the trip.
#8 Due to previous problems, only active members of the BYC community are eligible to participate at my discretion
#9 If you fail to fulfill your obligations on this or any other swap, you will be unable to participate in future swaps
#10 PLEASE PUT "JUNE EGG SWAP" IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR PM
#11 YOU MAY PARTICIPATE AS MANY TIMES AS YOU LIKE - ONLY 1 PM IS NECESSARY FOR ALL ENTRIES - JUST BE CLEAR
#12 MIXED COLOR PARENTS ARE TO BE CONSIDERED CROSS BREEDS
ex. you have partridge Cochins, SL Cochins and buff Cochins in one pen then the offspring are to be considered crosses
#13 DO NOT POST WHAT YOU HAVE OR WHAT YOU WANT ON THIS THREAD
#14 PM me when you have received your eggs.
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I will reply to PMs to let you know I received it. Write again if you don't hear from me w/in 48 hrs.

Please send me an PM with the following information:
BYC Name
Real Name
Address
Phone #

Sending (NO SPECIFICS PLEASE)
EXCEPTIONS: IF YOU ARE SENDING Designers, Projects or Mixes - Please let ME know what you are mixing!!
ALSO, if you are sending OTHER - please tell me what type of other you have.

Want (NO SPECIFICS PLEASE unless you are requesting Other)

Please choose from the following categories: you can not pick the specific breed(s) that you get, so please don't tell me what breeds you have

Large Fowl Pure
Large Fowl Mix
Large Fowl Projects & Designers
Bantam Pure
Bantam Mix
Bantam Projects & Designers
Waterfowl
Other - I can't guarantee but PLEASE SPECIFY (Guinea, Turkey, Peafowl, Quail, Chukar, Pheasant, etc)
*Anything (Only available as a "want" selection.)

To be entered in this swap, please post only that you want to enter this months swap, and send a PM to me with the listed information. Thank
 
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renegaderidgefarm

Songster
10 Years
Jul 6, 2009
1,010
3
151
South Carolina
I have opened the JUNE EGG SWAP for sign ups. I am on the way out the door for a long weekend and will not be back until Tuesday. So, if you send me a PM you will not get a response until Tuesday. If you have a question, just post it and someone will answer it for you.
 

tazcat70

I must be crazy!
12 Years
Oct 5, 2007
4,812
35
276
Kansas
My Coop
Hmmm, I am not sure. I keep grabbing stuff off the crazy swap chain, and then I am stressing. I got a few days to decide.
 

NEK38583

Songster
11 Years
May 17, 2008
785
2
164
Sparta, TN
I am in. I wish my silkies would start setting I would be in more than once, but I guess I will just have to do in for one now.
 

CapricornFarm

Goat lover!
Premium Feather Member
10 Years
Feb 1, 2010
69,147
239,448
1,757
Southern Virginia
They have this new fangled contraption now called an incubator ...
or get some cochins L F. My darned light brahma will not get off the nest for anything. She and a silkie were jammed in there together for about 2 weeks, now the silkie went to sit on another nest so I have three brooding in there and a black australorp that is considering it.
 

CountryPantry

Fat Matt's Poultry Farm
10 Years
Feb 23, 2009
506
4
139
Hayesville, NC
Having trouble with the post office using the shipping eggs boxes as footballs, then returning them to me as "undeliverable"!!!!! UUUUGUUGUUGGU

This is really stinky and grosss!!!!
OK done with my rant!!!!
 
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CapricornFarm

Goat lover!
Premium Feather Member
10 Years
Feb 1, 2010
69,147
239,448
1,757
Southern Virginia
That's just negligent and malicious . Maybe we need to contact our ombudsman . This is clearly a problem and there is no need for it. We pay good money to ship well packaged eggs and they are destroyed like this. I have been thinking of trying an alternate like UPS.If we all switched, they might wake up, who pays your paycheck idiots. Play football at home!
 

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