WHATS UP WITH E-BAY?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by gamebirdsonly, Apr 3, 2007.

  1. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    THEY CANCELLED MY AUTION SAYING I WAS SELLING ILLEGAL ANIMAL PARTS OR ENDANGERED ANIMALS OR LIVE. ALL i WAS SELLING WAS PHEASANT EGGS ALSO i HAD A BID ON SOME BANTAM POLISH EGGS AND THEY HAD CANCELED THEIR AUCTION TO:lol:. ANY ONE KNOW WHATS GOING ON?
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    All Ebay hatching egg auctions are being cancelled. People are getting different reasons: Avian flu, live animal debate, to Express shipping requirements. Who knows? Go to Eggbid.com and relist them....I'm sure everyone will be heading over there now.

    Jody
     
  3. Heritage Corner Poultry

    Heritage Corner Poultry New Egg

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    FYI - Ebay has cancelled hundreds of egg auctions today, this morning there were over 900 listings in the poultry category and this evening just over 500. All 20 of my auctions were cancelled with the explanation that they did not meet a policy that all hatching eggs be shipped overnight mail. I can't verify if this is a new or old policy but I've been selling and buying hatching eggs on ebay for years with no problems. I'll be moving over to eggbid.

    Also, this was started by another ebay seller
    http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/hatchingeggs/signatures-3.html

    Tami - Heritage Corner Poultry
     
  4. wolfpack62001

    wolfpack62001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well there went my auction!
    Looks like E-Bay just gave all there eggs to Eggbid.
    There down to 200 listings on ebay
     
  5. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    I just posted mine on egg.bid.
     
  6. Anne

    Anne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NOOOOOO!!!! They can't DO this!!!! (Well, apparently they can, but you know what I mean...)
     
  7. Anne

    Anne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just e-mailed them asking them to re-consider their decision, and asking for the reasoning behind it.

    If it's a live animal issue (which would also explain the shipping issue) then they just need a lesson in Avian embryology (i.e., the egg doesn't start to develop until it's actually put in an incubator -- until then, it's the same thing as you buy in the grocery store).

    You can e-mail them here:

    http://pages.ebay.com/help/contact_...bject]&tier1=result_3_7_4&continue=Continue+>
     
  8. Juliechickens

    Juliechickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You CAN still sell your eggs on Ebay. You just have to charge people for over night shipping is all which is around $25. At least that's what you have to write in your auction. However,,,after auction ends you can tell bidder that you will ship regular priority mail postage if you want.
    Some idiot told Ebay that people were shipping live embryos and that it was cruel to ship eggs without them being over night! Can you believe?? I wrote Ebay and complained saying that I have bought lots of eggs off of ebay that have hatched and were shipped to me in 3 days. What ebay doesn't seem to understand is that these eggs have 7-10 days after being laid that they can go into an incubator and the growth of the bird does NOT start until after it goes into the incubator.
    So don't give up your listings if I were you. Go ahead and list on Ebay and post in your auction that Ebay is making you ship over night. Like I said,,,you can contact the bidders and tell them that they don't have to pay over night shipping unless they want to.
    I think the PETA idiots are the ones who complained. You would think that Ebay would have done at least a little research in this before changing their rules!!!
    Good luck!
    Julie [​IMG]
     
  9. Mike_Winters

    Mike_Winters Out Of The Brooder

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    well pay-pal is an PETA type card and EBay uses Pay-pal and we know they think selling or eating eggs is an abomination [​IMG]
     
  10. Redneckchick

    Redneckchick Out Of The Brooder

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    I checked under E-bay search =" incubators" and still the same 300+ - incubators and eggs..dont see any difference yet
     

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