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thoughts on buying eggs off of eBay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by Serama girl15, Jan 20, 2015.

  1. Serama girl15

    Serama girl15 Out Of The Brooder

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    What are Y'alls thoughts on buying eggs off of eBay?
     
  2. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't unless you absolutely cannot find the breed you are looking for around you. If the eggs you're looking for are rare or rather expensive there's a risk of getting eggs that are infertile, broken, or something happens and a majority of the chicks die during incubation. I think this would depend on what you want and how easy it is to get it.
     
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  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Shipped eggs are always a gamble. I've bought eggs off of e-bay and been happy with them. Be very careful who you buy from though. Check their ratings/ how many eggs they have sold, are they certified, see if there are posts on hatch%, ask how they package the eggs etc.
     

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