Question About Buying on Ebay!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MyNameIs86, Jan 24, 2015.

  1. MyNameIs86

    MyNameIs86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I decided to look on ebay for "eggs" and wonder how they ship the eggs without shaking them too much to hurt the embrio inside.
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    It really depends on the seller - some are better at packaging than others which is part of the risk in purchasing eggs that will be shipped. There are several posts here on BYC where folks have shared some great pictures of how they package their eggs for shipping and/or how eggs they have received have been packaged - both successfully and as good examples of how not to. It can be done successfully, but it can also go very badly.
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    If there is a particular seller you find and are intersted in doing business with you can ask them how they package their eggs - a good seller will have no issue explaining and/or showing you how they have packaged previous shipments as well as any feedback they got in regards to how the eggs arrived/hatch rates (advantage of E-Bay is that you can also find this information in the feedback section)
     

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