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Welcome to “THE EGGERS NEST”

Specializing in Professional Quality Blown Egg Shells Since 1997

We are located in the Sierra Mountain Foothills of  Northern California, U.S.A.

We occasionally Buy Eggs.. if you have excess eggs, contact us and give us an idea of how much you would like for them, but remember we pay Wholesale Prices. We will resell them and need to have a decent mark-up.

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HOW TO ORDER BLOWN EGGS

PLEASE READ: I know it’s long, but it is important

First: Be sure to include Your mailing addess with your order (even if you are a regular customer) It helps to speed things up.

 
Next: Please Be Patient, We raise most of the birds and clean out their infertile eggs right here on the ranch. We are not a store front, we are an actual bird farm/ranch. (by WE, I mean my husband and me) Our goal is to get back to you within 24 hours, however we do take weekends, holidays and occasional random days off.  Sometimes we even stop long enough to eat and sleep…yes…I know it’s hard to believe.
 
 
 
A little about us: All eggs are from Domestically Raised Birds Bracken Ridge Ranch / The Eggers Nest has been specializing in Professional Quality blown eggs for Egg Artists, Crafters, Collectors, Schools, Natural History Museums etc. since 1997.
We do not use any chemicals in our cleaning process so all of our eggs take Pysanky and other types of dyes very well. When possible our eggs are cleaned through 1 hole drilled dead center in the large end of the egg with the smallest drill bit possible. However, it is sometimes necessary on the smaller eggs to use 2 holes. When that becomes necessary (to keep the egg from imploding during cleaning) the second hole is the size of a needle point.
Now Finally, For the ordering part: We deliberately do not have an on-line order form. That is because our inventory changes daily. Here’s what you do:   Once you have decided on which eggs you are interested in please send us an email telling us which eggs you would like, and the quantity of each kind. We will check our inventory and email an invoice through Paypal to you with the total amount of your order including S&H (if you have given us your mailing address) You do not have to have a Paypal account to use them as a secure method of credit card payment, you can check out as a “guest” following their simple instructions. We also accept domestic money orders and checks. If we are out of a particular item, we will contact you via e-mail and let you know, otherwise sit tight and you will receive an invoice as soon as possible.
 

Last of all : Shipping and Handling Charges:  All orders are shipped via Priority Mail unless other arrangements are made. S&H is calculated by the size of the box and the total weight of the eggs and box, but on small orders, it is mostly just the box weight. (our handling fee is only $4.00  above that to help cover the cost of Paypal fees ( They charge a minimum of 10% of payments made to us)  It also helps a little with the cost of the box, packing materials, labels, trips to the P.O etc.) We try to keep shipping as low as possible.

 
Look at the photos and descriptions below
Everything you need to know except availability is all here!
BLOWN EGGS are listed in alphabetical order below for your convenience. Enjoy browsing
 
 

We have added something NEW! Decorated Blown Eggs!


 

Beeswax$1.89 each (1 ounce pods)

We now have our own “home grown” Bees Wax for Pysanky artists! The wax we offer is from our own bee hives and is free of pesticides, mitacides and other potentially harmful chemicals . We know how frustrating a clogged Kistka can be, so our wax has been processed and then hand filtered through ultra-fine food grade honey mesh Four times to eliminate “Bees Knees and other Debris”    Colors are: Midnight Black (super dark black) and Natural (warm honey golden) Sold in individual units of 1 ounce each Individually packaged to keep dust and debris out. Ask us to add a few to your order, you won’t be disappointed! We are getting rave reviews!


Bob White Quail $2.79 each

Native of U.S. Eggs are white with unique teardrop shape. Approx. 1 1/4 inches long but may vary slightly.

Button Quail $1.79 each

(Correct name is: Chinese Blue Breasted Quail) Native of S.E. China. Smallest Quail in World Eggs are brown with small specks but may range into beige and greenish hues. Approx. 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 inches long.

Canary American Singer $10.89 each  (Temporarily out of stock)

They look like miniature Robins Eggs, but will vary in color and spots. They have a very soft and delicate shell, so not recommended for Egg Art. but look cute in a nest or display. They are approx. 3/4 inch long.

 Chicken Araucana/Americana  $1.99 each

Originally Native of South America, hybridized in U.S. Eggs have bluish-green to greenish-brown tint, and sometimes olive color.  Approx. 2 1/2 to 2 3/4 inches long. These are small!

Chicken, Bantam (White/Tan/ and Brown) $1.89 each

From various Bantam/Banty Chickens we have here on the ranch that lay white eggs. May have tan tint Approx. 1 1/2 to 2 inches long.

Chicken, Brown $1.89 each

Standard chicken egg from various domestic chickens that lay a light to medium brown egg. Color varies  Approx 2 to 2 3/4 inches long, but may vary.

Chicken, French Maran $1.99 each

Approx 2 to 2 3/4 inches long will vary in size and depth of color some have spots. Note: these have a soft finish so they might have scratches from hay and hens, we do our best to choose the nicest ones

Chicken, Tan $1.89 each

Standard Chicken egg from various domestic chickens that lay a light  tan/beige tinted  often off white egg. Eggs are approx. 2 to 2 3/4 inches long but may vary.

Chicken, Pee Wee Bantam $1.89 each

Bantam/ Banty Chicken eggs. Off white color to light tan (occasionally blue or green but rare.) Approx. 1 1/4 to 1 3/4 inches

Chicken, White 1.89 each

Standard chicken egg from various domestic chickens that lay a white egg. Eggs are approx. 1 3/4 to 2 1/2 nches long but will vary. Would be considered a Medium/large egg in grocery store.

Chukar Partridge $2.89 each

Chukar are native to Asia & Europe. Eggs are tan, and most have small speckles, however some do not have the speckles. They are approx. 1 1/2 to 2 inches long.

Cockatiel $2.99 each

Cockatiels are native of Australia. Eggs are white. They are approx. 1 inch long. Size and shape will vary slightly, the photo is an example only.

Coturnix / Pharaoh $1.79 each

Coturnix are native to Egypt Asia & Europe. Eggs are tan with varying specks and blotches. They are approx. 1 1/4 inch long. Size and shape will vary slightly, the photo is an example only.

Diamond Dove $2.99 each

Diamond Doves are the smallest doves in the world. They are native to Australia. Eggs are off white with a very slight yellowish tint. They are approx. 3/4 inch long. They will vary in size and shape, the photo is an example only.

Duck, Bantam (available in white and blue tint)  $1.99 each

From an assortment of various domestic ducks on our ranch. Bantam duck eggs are smaller than standard duck eggs and are white OR bluish tint. They are approx. 2 1/2 inches long. Size, shape and color will vary, the photo is an example only.

Duck, (Blue Tint) $1.99 each

From an assortment of various ducks on our ranch that lay blue eggs. The eggs have a light bluish tint and are approx. 2 1/2 to inches long. Size and shape will vary as will the intensity of color. The photo is an example only.

Duck, Standard White $1.99 each

From assorted ducks that lay a white egg (mostly Peking and Muscovy)  They are approx. 2 3/4 to 3 inches long.

Emu $19.95 each

Emu are native to Australia.  Their egg average roughly 5 inches long, they vary in color from green to blue and even to a deep blue that is almost black.

Goose Eggs $2.99 each

From Assorted domestic geese on our ranch, mostly Toulouse, and China Geese. Eggs are white and approx. 3 to 3 1/2 inches long. 9 to 9 /12 measured around long side. Size and shape will vary, the photo is an example only.

Guinea Hen eggs $2.89 each

Guinea fowl are native of Africa. Eggs are tan with faint spots, although some don’t have spots. Some have faint blotches rather than spots. Patterns are inconsistent. They are approx. 1 3/4 to 2 inches long. They will vary in size and color, the photo is an example only.

Mute Swan eggs $29.95 each

Native to Europe, Africa and Asia.  approx. 5 inches long (Domestically raised). Available with clean-out hole in side or in the large end. Please specify which you prefer.

Ostrich Eggs $24.95 each

Ostrich are native of Africa. Eggs are off white. they are approximately 15 to 17 inches when measured all the way around the long way. They will vary . The photo is an example only. Clean out hole in large end is approx 1″.

Parakeet Eggs $2.99 each

Parakeet are native of Australia. Eggs are white and have an assortment of shapes from elongated to round. They are approx. 3/4 inches long. They will vary somewhat, the photo is an example only.

Peahen Eggs $3.99 each

Peafowl are native of Asia. Eggs are tinted brown, some may have light spots others are plain. They are approx. 2 3/4 inches long. Size and shape may vary, the photo is an example only.

Pharaoh Quail : See Coturnix Pheasant Eggs $1.79 each

Pheasants are native of Asia. Eggs vary in color from Khaki brown to darker brown.They are approx. 2 inches long. Size, shape and color will vary, the photo is an example only.

Pigeon Eggs $2.99 each

Pigeons are common worldwide, the eggs we offer are from domestic pigeons raised here on the ranch. They are white and approx. 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 inches long. They will vary in size and shape depending on the species of Pigeon they are from. The photo is an example only.

Rhea Eggs $19.95 each

Rhea are native of South America. Their eggs are off white, but some also have a yellowish tint to them. They are approx. 11 – 14 inches measured all the way around the long way (lengthwise) They are approx. 5 inches tall. They will vary in color, size and shape the photo is an example only.

Ring Neck Dove Eggs $2.89 each

Native of the U.S. and Europe. Eggs are white and approx. 1 inch long. They will vary in size and shape slightly. The eggs in the photo are examples only.

Tinamou (Chilean Bush) $19.95 each Very Rare

There are several species of Tinamou throughout Central and South America, These, as the name implies are from Chile .They are  Approx 2 inches long, side blown for display. They have a natural glossy sheen that makes them look like glass. From Domestically raised stock.  Available with the clean-out hole in the large end of the egg or on the side of the egg (please specify which you prefer)

Turkey Eggs $2.99 each

Eggs are collected from various turkeys here on the ranch. Eggs are tan with varying degrees of spots. Some are void of spots and have an off white color. They are approx. 2 1/2 to 3 inches long. NOT DOUBLE YOLK Size and color will vary depending on the species.

Zebra Finch Eggs $2.99 each

Zebra Finch are native to Australia. Their eggs are the smallest of all craft eggs available. They are white with a bluish tint. They are approx 1/2 inch long. They are fairly fragile to work with. The shape and color will vary. The photo is an example only.

Golden Chicken Eggs $4.00 each

These are real Chicken eggs that have been emptied of their contents and then hand rubbed with a metallic finish to make them look like they are real gold.  They have then been sealed to protect the finish and also to make them a bit less delicate to handle.

Silver  Chicken Eggs $4.00 each

These are real Chicken eggs that have been emptied of their contents and then hand rubbed with a metallic finish to make them look like they are real Silver.  They have then been sealed to protect the finish and also to make them a bit less delicate to handle.

Golden Chicken Eggs With Hangers $5. 00 each

These are real Chicken eggs that have been emptied of their contents and then hand rubbed with a metallic finish to make them look like they are real gold.  They have then been sealed to protect the finish and also to make them a bit less delicate to handle. They have a loop at the top that allows them to be hung in a stand or they can be hung on a Christmas Tree or on a Wreath.

Silver  Chicken Eggs With Hangers $5. 00 each

These are real Chicken eggs that have been emptied of their contents and then hand rubbed with a metallic finish to make them look like they are real  Silver .  They have then been sealed to protect the finish and also to make them a bit less delicate to handle. They have a loop at the top that allows them to be hung in a stand or they can be hung on a Christmas Tree or on a Wreath.

Golden Goose Eggs $8.50 each

These are real goose eggs that have been emptied of their contents and hand rubbed with a metallic finish that makes them look like they are real gold.  They are then sealed  to protect their finish and also to make them less delicate to handle.  They look great displayed in a basket. Perfect for center pieces at a Wedding or other occasion.

Golden Ostrich Eggs $39.95 each

These are real Ostrich eggs that have been emptied of their contents and hand rubbed with a metallic finish that makes them look like they are real gold.  They are then sealed  to protect their finish and also to make them less delicate to handle.  They look great displayed in a basket. Perfect for center pieces at a Wedding or other occasion. They are beautiful displayed in a bowl or basket with a small string of clear lights twined through them.

Silver Ostrich Eggs $39.95 each

These are real Ostrich eggs that have been emptied of their contents and hand rubbed with a metallic finish that makes them look like they are real Silver. They are then sealed  to protect their finish and also to make them less delicate to handle.  They look great displayed in a basket. Perfect for center pieces at a Wedding or other occasion.  They look incredible with several of them in a bowl or basket with a string of clear lights mixed in them.

Golden Emu Eggs 29.95 each

These are real Emu eggs that have been emptied of their contents and hand rubbed with a metallic finish that makes them look like they are real Gold. They are then sealed  to protect their finish and also to make them less delicate to handle.  They look great displayed in a basket. Perfect for center pieces at a Wedding or other occasion.  They look incredible with several of them in a bowl or basket with a string of clear lights mixed in them.

Natural Coturnix/Pharaoh Quail eggs with hangers  6 for $12.50

These are Coturnix/ Pharaoh Quail eggs in their natural state.  They have been emptied of their contents and sealed with a protective covering to make them less delicate to handle.  They can be displayed in a bowl, or basket, or they can be hung as ornaments on a Christmas Tree or wreath.. perfect for small desk top trees.  They are uniquely different, no two are identical.

The Little Golden Nest Egg  $10.95 each

Do  you Know someone who is setting aside money for something new? This little “Golden Nest Egg” is a great gift and reminder to keep saving for that goal. They are real Duck eggs that have been emptied of their contents and then hand rubbed with a metallic finish that makes them look like they are real gold. They are glued to an artificial nest that is lined with shredded fake money. There is a metal hanger on the bottom of the nest so they can be attached to a tree or other object. Would be great to include with a gift card.

Special Collectable Eggs:

Be sure to click on the “Collectable Eggs” tab on the Upper-left of this page to see our very special and collectable eggs for Schools, Natural History Museums, Taxidermists, and Private Collectors

All eggs are from Domestically Raised Stock

Our Boo Boo Bin: We Occasionally  have (Grade B) “boo boo” eggs available. These are eggs that have natural occurring blemishes such as “Pimples” (calcium deposits) slightly misshapen or have other anomalies such as water spots (blemishes) from laying on the ground.  Some of them will have other boo boo’s such as when we accidentally drill a hole in both ends or the drill slips when we are drilling and the holes are large or misshapen or chipped around the hole.  We try NOT to have any boo boo eggs, but things sometimes happen. Email to check availability

Ostrich: $12.75  each (Temporarily out of Stock See regular ones listed above)

Rhea $12.75 each

Emu $9.50 each

Goose $1.99 each

Duck $1.59 each

Chicken $1.39 each

We also have “Bits & Pieces $9.50 each (approx. 1/2 pound bag) 

(Bits ad Pieces are broken shells) They can be used for Jewelry and Mosaic work Available in mixed bags only, each bag may contain Ostrich, Emu, and Rhea, and occasionally Goose or Swan..whatever happens to break at the time. We cannot do special requests. It’s a grab bag of assorted shells. Size of pieces will vary, but we try to be sure they are at least 1 inch, but mostly much larger.