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Leon Valley Eggs on Ebay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by arlee453, Oct 16, 2007.

  1. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Anyone ordered from them before? I have my eye on some Self Blue old english banty eggs they have listed.

    I'd love to see if anyone has hatched these out from them before and what the results were. I just think they are the most beautiful color!

  2. nccatnip

    nccatnip Songster

    Aug 5, 2007
    Piedmont area NC
    I have 36 eggs from Leon valley in the bator right now. OEGB and Gold Phoenix. I can tell you the seller is great to work with and the eggs were packed like the Hope Diamond. Not a single broken one in the box. I did not candle all of them but can tell you that most I did were viable.
  3. jackiedon

    jackiedon Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Central Arkansas
    I have some in the bator too from them. Very good to work with and even gave me a partial refund because they couldn't ship on Columbus Day. nccatnip is right they are packed very well. I will let you know later how they do.

  4. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Great - thanks for the info... now if I can JUST get this bator built before the end of the week, maybe I can get those eggs shipped out on Monday... hmmm.... wonder if DH would notice the bator if I hid it under my desk...

  5. jab91864

    jab91864 Songster

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    Ya know I've looked at their auctions in the past but never bid. Guess I will have to re-think them...lol

    Julie [​IMG]
  6. Chellester

    Chellester Songster

    Jun 22, 2007
    Nor Cal
    I have ordered one batch from them of MFDU which hatched out around three weeks ago. Really good fertility/hatch rate for shipped eggs.

    I just ordered a batch of Golden Laced Wyandotte eggs to stick under my subbornly setting silkie. (She's not laying; might as well put her to work!) [​IMG]

    Two thumbs up all the way around!
  7. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    I ordered some cochin bantam eggs and she has good fertility and packs the eggs great not one broken. I would recommend her to anyone.
  8. PatNY

    PatNY In the Brooder

    Oct 9, 2007
    New York
  9. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member 10 Years

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    I absolutely recommend Leon Valley eggs. Totally professional, the eggs were wrapped to withstand WWII, there were cautions all over the box (like live- handle carefully) that the postal lady , I swear she was almost shaking when she handed me the box. Karen
  10. jackiedon

    jackiedon Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Central Arkansas
    I have to say I got some this week and there was an egg broke!!! But it looked like maybe who ever put it in the foam maybe but their thumb through the egg. She sent lots of extras so there was no problem. I was just shocked it was broken.


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