would like free eegs

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  1. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    would like to get around 30 eggs to hatch, near graham, nc. i am on a fix income and disabled, would give 1/2 of chicks back as fee if wanted. pm or e-mail this is to let anyone that read this know that i already have chickens and would like to get a different breeds to hatch. it is NOT A MONEY THING. just thought that i have time and someone mite not have the time or a bator to hatch, for i only get about six eggs a week. thanks to all that read this. William
     
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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Yeah, I'd love free eggs too... too bad the feed store doesn't give out free feed.
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Hi..i'm sorry to hear about your situation..if i had any eggs at all..i would send them your way!..best wishes and Happy Holidays!...sorry i couldnt help you out.., Wendy
     
  4. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you for reading and happy holidays. william
     
  5. Splash_Guard

    Splash_Guard Set Free

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    If you lived a bit closer, I'd deliver them to you. Sorry that I can't help.
     
  6. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try posting on your local Craigslist. You may be able to find someone local who will sell eating eggs. If they have a rooster and you ask them not to wash the eggs you can incubate them.

    My local feedstore sells eggs for $1.75 a dozen. I get them unwashed and then incubate them. I've had good hatches that way.
     
  7. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

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    Quote:I just wanted to say good luck finding eggs [​IMG] . You really need to consider the cost of feed if you can't afford to buy eggs. My chickens are pigs and even though they free range they go through a lot of feed. Also, you will need to wait about 20 +/- weeks to even get eggs from them. I would suggest going to a local farmstand, most of them have fertilized eggs and the cost would be negligible, I think my local feed store sells them for $2 a dozen. Best wishes
     
  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Quote:I just wanted to say good luck finding eggs [​IMG] . You really need to consider the cost of feed if you can't afford to buy eggs. My chickens are pigs and even though they free range they go through a lot of feed. Also, you will need to wait about 20 +/- weeks to even get eggs from them. I would suggest going to a local farmstand, most of them have fertilized eggs and the cost would be negligible, I think my local feed store sells them for $2 a dozen. Best wishes

    I agree that if you can't afford the price of hatcing eggs you probably aren't going to be able to afford to feed the chickens that hatch. Feed is a big expense anymore unfortunately.
     
  9. Sherris Backyard Beauties

    Sherris Backyard Beauties Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can also go to your local feed store and buy pullets ready to lay any day for between 8-10 dollars and then you don't have the long wait for chicks to get to that size. Plus what you'll save on electricity. It's actually a lot cheaper!
     
  10. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this is for all that read this, i already have chickens that i feed, and i get eggs from them, just wanted to get some from a different breed, for mine only give about six eggs a week, it is not a money thing. just thought that someone mite not have the time to hatch them and i do. thanks to all that read this. William
     

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