????McMurray's eggs are SO expensive???

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by MTtroutwithwings, Feb 18, 2008.

  1. MTtroutwithwings

    MTtroutwithwings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why are McMurray's hatching eggs doubed the price of most hatcheries? Are they better quality?
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Maybe they makes the eggs cost more so that ppl end up buying the chicks instead. Gotta make money somehow.
     
  3. MTtroutwithwings

    MTtroutwithwings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm, maybe... but why should they have all the fun in hatching?
     
  4. mergmet

    mergmet Chillin' With My Peeps

    I didn't see where they offer much selection either. If I were you I would try to get them elsewhere, preferably locally if you can so as to avoid shipping trauma

    Margaret
     
  5. MTtroutwithwings

    MTtroutwithwings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nothing locally out here...have to take my chances on shipping..I got my chicks from them last summer, great job. They've been my only experience. Any other hatchery recommendation?
     
  6. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why get expensive eggs from a hatchery when there are tons of BYC breeders with great prices? [​IMG]

    You can see their breeding stock too. Sounds like a good idea,lol.
     
  7. nccatnip

    nccatnip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ideal does a great job and they are sponsors here.
     
  8. MTtroutwithwings

    MTtroutwithwings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    TO theOEGBman.....Because I never seem to be fast enough before I see them & they're sold already (I don't do well with bidding wars) plus I can only purchase by debit/credit card...
     
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  9. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't buy them from a hatchery, you just end up with hatchery quality chickens. Get them from people here and end up with breeder quality chickens for a lot less.
     
  10. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:There are no bidding wars here [​IMG]

    If you see someone selling something PM them or reply to the thread. Most folks will say sorry they're sold this week - but I can get you some next week - I've never seen folks trying to push up prices as they do on Ebay or anything [​IMG]

    Most here would also accept money orders or checks or things like that....

    Don't slam the door tooo fast.................. look around a bit!
     

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