Ugh!! Am I wrong to ask for free eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by muscovy94, Jul 19, 2010.

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  1. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Songster

    Nov 11, 2008
    Vicksburg, MS
    A week and a half ago I ordered ringneck pheasant eggs off ebay and they were shipped the next day. The thing is, none of the tracking numbers ever worked and I never got the package. Me and the seller have been trying to figure out wat is going on and where the package actually is, but we can't find anything. Should I ask her to send me more?
  2. Whats there feedback like? I would ask them to send more and see what happens. If nothing happens and you dont get your eggs, file a complaint to get your money back.
  3. SG_Chicken

    SG_Chicken Chirping

    Jul 14, 2010
    Laramie, Wyoming
    I sure would. Since it should have been overnighted to you.
  4. burquechick

    burquechick Songster

    Jun 13, 2008
    I may be wrong, but in my opinion, any package being mailed is the property of the sender UNTIL the recipient has received it, in hand at your front door. In other words, those eggs didn't belong to you until you received them, and since you never received them, they were still the property of the sender at the time they were lost. You should get free eggs.
  5. Its also real odd that the tracking numbers didnt work. Sounds like the eggs were never shipped, and shes giving you phony tracking numbers.
  6. burquechick

    burquechick Songster

    Jun 13, 2008
    Oh yeah, and in my experience those USPS tracking numbers never work, so I would be put off by that. But the person you bought the eggs from has an obligation to provide you with eggs (or refund if not possible) despite lack of control over the shipping company.
  7. Ms Ellen

    Ms Ellen Songster

    Aug 8, 2008
    When my eggs got left at the loading dock and temporarily lost by the post office, my ebay seller sent me new eggs. The old eggs eventually arrived and I incubated them but they did not hatch. Not surprising I think they were 10 days out.
  8. azmotogirl

    azmotogirl Songster

    Apr 30, 2010
    Mesa, AZ
    Ask if they got actual tracking numbers or delivery confirmation. If all they did was ask for delivery confirmation (which looks like a tracking number) nothing will show up until after they are actually delivered. May be an honest mistake when they were shipped. I worked for a shipping store and we ran into this issue all the time. People asked for delivery confirmation thinking it would be a tracking number like UPS that shows where the pkg is all the time.
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

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