Lets talk about getting my hands on some fertile eggs

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by lswatson111304, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. lswatson111304

    lswatson111304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really want to try hatching. My BIL said he had an incubator I could use, so I picked it up the other day. I'm not sure it will work, but I want to try it out. Thing is I don't want to spend a fortune on "good" eggs that might not hatch in it, so I want to I guess try a "cheap" option..does that make sense? I'm not sure if I can buy them locally? or if I need to order them online? How much does it cost to ship them?
     
  2. chics n more

    chics n more Out Of The Brooder

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    Where are you located?
     
  3. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    Not sure where you live, but Trader Joe's eggs are supposed to be fertile. Lots of people have hatched them with varying rates of success.

    Or find the "Where are you" section and post in there you are looking for eggs.

    Or post under "Wanted" in the auction section.

    Good luck! Post pics of the incubator.
     
  4. lswatson111304

    lswatson111304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm in central texas.
     
  5. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

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    It depends on how many you buy and how far they have to go, what shipping costs are. I sell hatching eggs as cheap as $6 a dozen for most common breeds like RIR, Barred Rock or Buff Orpingtons. I generally charge approximately $13. for shipping but it varies. Happy Hatching! Deb
     
  6. Melissa Rose

    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Look for Charm1704 at the egg auction thread. She is in Central Texas too so the eggs won't travel far and her chicks are incredible [​IMG] [​IMG] !!!!
     
  7. lswatson111304

    lswatson111304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Look for Charm1704 at the egg auction thread. She is in Central Texas too so the eggs won't travel far and her chicks are incredible [​IMG] [​IMG] !!!!

    Thank you!
     
  8. suzeqf

    suzeqf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you were close to me I'd give you some but TX is a bit to far from me. Good luck
     
  9. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I posted on Craigslist and picked up some ferrtile eggs from a very sweet lady.. I got 3 different breeds (7 eggs total) for $1 egg.. Beats having to pay shipping!!! I even had like a half dozen emails from local people with hatching eggs!!
     
  10. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    PMing you...
     

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