What are my chances?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by banter, Apr 25, 2008.

  1. banter

    banter Songster

    Mar 3, 2008
    Raymond Maine
    Bought a dozen Russian Orloff eggs on Ebay. Paid with Pay Pal. All was well, eggs were shipped. Very happy with the seller. In their infinite wisdom, Pay Pal reverted back to my old address of a year ago! Go figure! The sent eggs to old address-were forwarded back to me.
    They traveled 8 days. One egg was cracked, so I opened it and it was fresh and fertile. Got them right in the bator-will they hatch?
  2. Frizzledhen

    Frizzledhen Spear Gunnin' Coons

    Feb 17, 2007
    I sure would give them a chance. 10 days is pushing it but I would at least give them the chance and candle at 7 days. Sending super vibes for a good hatch.
  3. banter

    banter Songster

    Mar 3, 2008
    Raymond Maine
    Thanks! It's still cool in New England and they were well wrapped and well handled by the Post Office. I don't need a dozen anyway! I'm just furious at Pay Pal!
  4. coopist

    coopist Songster

    Jan 2, 2008
    Midwest U.S.
    The P.O. once lost a shipment of mine for 15 days. I had a poor hatch, but some of them hatched (3 out of 14). So, I definitely wouldn't lose hope.

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