shipping eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by skeeter, Jan 31, 2008.

  1. skeeter

    skeeter Songster

    Nov 19, 2007
    Parma Idaho
    I sent some eggs from Oregon to New Jersy and some are hatching,I sent some a 5 hour drive away and none developed.Isnt that just crazy,I guess its because the E.coast ones didnt have to go thru the Portland post offices
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Hard to say what happens when they leave our hands.
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Some people need to be reminded of the odds more often I think! [​IMG]
  4. kstaven

    kstaven Crowing

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    It may also be the incubation practices of those that received them. I mailed two rounds of eggs to a person last year and neither hatched for them, while I was having 90% hatches from the same pen. I was travelling past where they lived and dropped off more. Guess what? They didn't hatch either.

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