Pre-interest in an egg swap thread

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by Buster, May 31, 2008.

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  1. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    I was wondering who would be interested in participating in a thread about swapping eggs. How it would work would be as follows:

    The original poster would say he/she has eggs to offer- can be any amount, any type of domesticated poultry. Anyone who wants them can have them, provided that they have something to offer up on the thread. Side trades are welcome as well, but the thread must continue swapping eggs.

    For example I would say:

    I have 6 speckled sussex eggs to offer.

    Suzy would say:

    I accept the speckled sussex eggs and offer 6 rhode island red eggs.

    Bill would say:

    I accept the rhode island red eggs and offer 12 ameraucana eggs.

    Etc.

    Let me know what everyone thinks.

    Also, I know it is getting close to the heat of the summer and I want to get everyone's opinion on whether to do this now or start in the fall when the temps are down and it is easier to ship eggs.

    Thanks!

    Jared.


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  2. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    What a great idea!!! You should think of a jazzy name for it!! I feel sure it will be a HUGE success with you running it!!! Good luck!!!![​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  3. Serendipity

    Serendipity Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It sounds like an awesome idea! Count me in! [​IMG]
     
  4. Promiselandfarm

    Promiselandfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Would love to take part. We have RIR to trade
     
  5. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
    Southwest Georgia
    Ok, count me in......[​IMG] dh is gonna kill me.
     
  6. WisconsinChick

    WisconsinChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    I like the idea. now get someone to delete this thread and start a new one actually doing the swap thing.
     
  7. Broke Down Ranch

    Broke Down Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds good! The only provision I would make is the "buyer" has to pay shipping for the eggs.
     
  8. Carole AM

    Carole AM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why not?
     
  9. EmptyNest

    EmptyNest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would love to participate but can't till fall cause I don't have any eggs yet [​IMG]
     
  10. chikenlady

    chikenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fall may be a better time since temperatures in Florida are already in the 90's!! [​IMG]
     
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