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Peafowl eggs on eBay...

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Frosty, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am always checking to see what there is in the way of peafowl hatching eggs on eBay, and I saw one with 6 eggs that said FROM SEPERATE PENS CONTAINING,,BLUE PIED,PURPLE PIED,BLACK SHOULDER,OATEN,PURPLE BLACK SHOULDER,MIDNIGHT BLACK SHOULDER,INDIA BLUE,AND WHITE. Starting bid is 99.99 I have to wonder if that's a typo? Sounds a bit steep for what is being offered... There aren't any bids on them.
     
  2. Hoss1975

    Hoss1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah $100 is a little much for 6 peacock eggs,i can buy them locally for $6ea.
     
  3. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Little high for the type, but some colors and patterns would bring more than that. Like my charcoal pied eggs sold for over 150 .00 for 4 eggs. bid was started at 50.00. (LAST YEAR) I gave few away this year ,

    But depends on which he sells, but 10.00 a egg and up would be about right for those colors
     
  4. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I can understand that deerman... Java brings in more per egg too. What got me was that the mix includes IB, Pied, White... and since it's listed as a mix and doesn't specify what colors you will get other than what is laid that day or the day before, you could end up with mostly IB. And shipping is $20. For that price and what the choices are, I would expect shipping to be included. I wonder if I should send a message and ask if it's a typo? For $120 I could almost get 6 CHICKS instead of six eggs that may or may not hatch. I could see paying $60 or $70 for those eggs, but in that case the starting bid should be set lower and let it work up.
     
  5. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw that ad. Poor grammar, bad spelling, horrible pictures, and the seller is one of the worst examples of a human being I've seen in a long time.


    I can't believe he sells anything with an attitude like that.

    Check out his feedback
     
    Last edited: Jun 15, 2011
  6. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw that reply too, and it's one reason I didn't ask about the price. I look at a sellers negatives to see if they look justified (I understand that some people can't be pleased and are quick to leave negatives), but it also tells me a lot about the seller to see how they respond. That doesn't sound like anyone I would want to deal with. The pen is muddy, sometimes that can't really be helped but there is an egg sitting in the mud. I would have removed that before taking a picture if I were trying to sell eggs.
     

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