COVID-19 Updates – 6/18/2020
TAMU’s face-covering policy went into effect on Monday, June 15, 2020. Face coverings (cloth face covering, surgical mask, etc.) must be worn by all individuals (faculty, staff, students, and visitors) on Texas A&M University campuses. This will affect the individual(s) picking up fertile egg ‘walk-in’ orders. More information on this policy can be reviewed at the face-covering requirements policy and FAQs.
We sell fertile eggs (Single Comb White Leghorn) to anyone (private individuals, schools, companies, etc.) Other breeds may be substituted for Single Comb White Leghorn on small orders if Single Comb White Leghorn is not available in order to fulfill fertile egg orders in a timely manner.
We DO NOT sell fertile quail eggs or quail.
We DO NOT sell fertile eggs outside of the United States.
Eggs are sold in flat quantities only (2.5 dozen per flat or 30 eggs). The price of 1 flat of eggs includes the cost of packaging & handling. The cost of shipping is NOT included.
- Standard Packaging: $37.50 per flat ($1.25 per egg)
- Insulated Packaging: $39.00 per flat ($1.30 per egg)
- Cooler Packaging: $230.00 Total (5 flats)
Eggs orders will be shipped on Tuesdays and Thursdays only.
Orders must be received one week in advance of the shipping date.
Exceptions will be made on large orders if sufficient egg quantities are not available to ship on Tuesday or Thursday. Notification of any changes to the shipping date will be emailed. A shipping notification and tracking numbers will be emailed on the day of shipment.
Walk-In, FedEx, USPS, and Greyhound (depending on the state) are the ONLY delivery and shipping services we use (updated 8/26/2020).
For orders shipped to Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma – Fertile eggs will be shipped via FedEx or USPS with next day delivery services. Or they can be shipped via Greyhound to the nearest bus terminal. Please check with Greyhound for shipping times between Bryan, Texas, and your destination.
For orders shipped to other states – Fertile eggs can be shipped elsewhere by FedEx or another overnight delivery service. The purchaser will need to provide account information and shipping address.
For walk-in order – Fertile egg orders will be placed on a table located inside the foyer of the main building (1201). The building is located next to the parking lot on the Poultry Research Center (map to farm with address). The walk-in shipping option will be available on the ordering website after you follow the ordering steps in the links for “Fertile Egg Order – TX, OK, AR, NM, LA” or at “Fertile Egg Orders – Purchase Orders”
Estimation of Shipping Cost or Creating a Shipping Label:
Please click here for information on estimating shipping costs and/or creating a shipping label for FedEx, UPS, or USPS.
We offer three types of packaging – Standard, Insulated, and Cooler Box
Standard Packaging –
standard paper pulp egg flats and corrugated cardboard egg shipping box.
– $37.50 per flat of eggs ordered.
Cooler Box Packaging* –
standard paper pulp egg flats, polystyrene foam container inside a 200 lb test outer shipping carton.
*Orders are sold in quantities of 12.5 dozen. You can request less than 12.5 dozen eggs in your order, however, you will be charged for the set rate of the packaging and 12.5 dozen eggs.
– $230 per cooler of eggs.
Egg to Chick Programs:
Here are some helpful publications by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension to help with hatching fertilized eggs.
Hatching Eggs in the Classroom – A Teacher’s Guide (E-635)
Tips for a Successful Hatch (EPS-003)
To place an order for fertile eggs, please click HERE. Orders must be placed while using a computer or laptop. Orders will not process if using a smartphone. After submitting your order, you should receive an automated notification that the product was ordered. You should also receive another email confirming your order. If you do not receive the second email, please contact Stephanie Klein at firstname.lastname@example.org or 979.845.2349.
If you have questions concerning an egg order, delivery of fertile eggs or supply,
please contact email@example.com at 979.845.2349
If you have problems with the order form, please contact the TAMU Poultry Science Department