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Want to buy Blue Opt eggs

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by lesliet, Jun 27, 2008.

  1. lesliet

    lesliet Songster

    Apr 27, 2007
    Webster, FL
    I only need about 6 to 10. Please PM me if you have any and the cost.

    Thank you.
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Blue/black/splash orpingtons don't do well shipped. Now that the heat is rising they do even less well. You would be wise to wait until closer to fall for eggs to have a fair chance at a hatch. When the weather gets hot many hens slow down in laying too. A lot of breeders separate out the roosters from hens to give the hens a break and a chance to recover. Waiting lists for the eggs are long. Most good breeders are not shipping eggs in the heat of summer.

    If you really want them I sure there is someone at some point more than glad to sell them to you but you would be throwing your money away.

    Wait until fall. You'll have a better chance at having a batter hatch.
  3. lesliet

    lesliet Songster

    Apr 27, 2007
    Webster, FL
    ok then i will wait until the fall and just keep my eyes open for them.

    Thanks for the info
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    I agree with Miss Prissy....harder to hatch blue orp eggs at any season LOL!
  5. ezbird

    ezbird Songster

    Mar 15, 2008
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