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October egg swap- Shipping deadline is Tuesday!!!

Discussion in 'Chickenstocks, Shows, Meet-Ups' started by elieugene6, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. elieugene6

    elieugene6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 OCTOBER 10th
    #4 The eggs have to be in the mail on or before OCTOBER 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 ME AND 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 "OCTOBER 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 IF IN QUESTION PM ME.
    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.

    Large Fowl Pure
    Large Fowl Mix
    Large Fowl Projects & Designers
    Bantam Pure
    Bantam Mix
    Bantam Projects & Designers
    Waterfowl
    Other

    Want (NO SPECIFICS PLEASE unless you are requesting Other)

    Please choose from the following categories: If possible include two or more choices to make it easier to partner everyone up. 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 you,
    Jennifer
     
    Last edited: Oct 21, 2011
  2. elieugene6

    elieugene6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, please bear with me as I try to get this right. I am helping renegade out for a few months.

    I have set the deadline for the 10th. I might extend it if we don't get enough entries by then.

    This will be a normal swap as I am just starting and don't feel confident enough to do something different.
     
  3. mrheinz77

    mrheinz77 New Beginnings Poultry

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    I'm in times 2
     
  4. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
    West TN
    I am in! Hatch on!
     
  5. shellyga

    shellyga Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 23, 2010
    Milner
    I am in

    Shelly
     
  6. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
    West TN
    Where are the rest of the hatchaholics? Come on, sign up!
     
  7. TBJumper0514

    TBJumper0514 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am hoping to be in...my hens are molting and egg production is really slow right now!
     
  8. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
    West TN
    Two eggs a day for four days equal 8 eggs. Swap on!
     
  9. Jloeffler

    Jloeffler Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2011
    Northeast NC
    Dang it!! All my fertile hens are broody and already sitting and I really wanted to do this!! Maybe next month.... [​IMG]
     
  10. mrheinz77

    mrheinz77 New Beginnings Poultry

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    Quote:You asked about the Facebook Swap. There isn't one this month. Shelley has had enough of having to chase people down to send eggs and is tired of being the bad guy (actually woman) so unless somebody takes it over, there won't be one.

    Jim
     

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