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| Date: Feb. 26, 2018 15:32:16 | Type: Auction Sale | From: GryphonTor (12) Verified Bidder View Member Profile | Auction ID: 140538
Paid $200 + $35 shipping for 8 Ayam Cemani Chickens. I never received any chickens. The seller first said that the order would be delayed, then silence. :( Linda
| Date: Jan. 10, 2017 19:49:14 | Type: Auction Sale | From: bayocum (43) Verified Bidder View Member Profile | Auction ID: 140794
Great birds, great communication, quick ship!
| Date: Nov. 17, 2016 08:52:11 | Type: Auction Sale | From: BaneF (5) | Auction ID: 140210
Don't get me wrong, Graceful Chickens has some amazing stock out there and I do not want my experience to deter you from checking them out, however, during this *particular* transaction, I definitely got the short end of the stick. I paid for a lot of 8 Barbezieux chicks (mind you, this was a buy-out only auction). After the auction ended, I sent the seller all of my shipping info and phone number once again. The weekend came and went and I didn't receive any confirmation regarding the chicks. I allowed Monday to go by before messaging the seller again through their personal website's "contact us" button, no response. I allowed 48 hours on top of that to go by (so it's not Wednesday, when birds can't be shipped) before messaging their business page on Facebook before finally getting a response. Apparently the birds were molting and the order couldn't be filled. (Why even list chicks you know you may not have?) I will say she offered three replacement options; Swedish Blue Hens, and Swedish Flower Hens (which were offered for a difference in price....), and a refund, but I found the substitution options to be luke-warm and not-comparable to the original chicks purchased so I went with the refund. I'm still very disappointed in my over-all experience considering I've heard such great things about them from others. I may or may not try again with this hatchery in the Spring.
| Date: Nov. 09, 2016 15:38:57 | Type: Auction Sale | From: cheapking (7) Verified Bidder | Auction ID: 139982
Chicks arrived happy healthy. Well packed for the weather. Will buy more from them!
| Date: Oct. 21, 2016 13:46:56 | Type: Auction Sale | From: Jonathan (0) | Auction ID: 139826
This seller was prompt to return messages before and after shipping. We had significant loses during shipment, but they were fast and courteous and made it right, quickly.
| Date: Oct. 01, 2016 10:32:36 | Type: Auction Sale | From: Pepe123760 (2) | Auction ID: 139673
Great communication excellent packing fast shipping great experience highly recommended.
| Date: Aug. 26, 2016 10:29:41 | Type: Auction Sale | From: Tresa (22) | Auction ID: 138892
Chickies arrived this morning in perfect condition. Gorgeous birds! Looking forward to having them in my flock. Launi was great to work with.
| Date: Aug. 23, 2016 20:24:36 | Type: Auction Sale | From: KevandBrand (1) Verified Bidder | Auction ID: 138994
Great experience. Chicks arrived quickly and very healthy. Can't wait to do it again.
| Date: Jul. 07, 2016 15:41:53 | Type: Auction Sale | From: nadacsharon (29) | Auction ID: 137511
Some of the most beautiful birds I have ever seen! Amazing quality and absolutely healthy and gorgeous!
| Date: Jul. 07, 2016 15:40:38 | Type: Auction Sale | From: nadacsharon (29) | Auction ID: 137673
Beautiful healthy chicks!! Awesome quality!
| Date: Jun. 13, 2016 19:33:30 | Type: Auction Sale | From: sosa4277 (7) | Auction ID: 135224
Was a pleasure to do business with this vendor. Thank you for an easy, pleasant transaction. Excellent seller. A++++++.
| Date: Jun. 10, 2016 22:26:01 | Type: Auction Sale | From: Nelahtes (2) | Auction ID: 137471
Great communication, great people, and great chicks! Will be back for sure.
| Date: Jun. 10, 2016 22:24:28 | Type: Auction Sale | From: Nelahtes (2) | Auction ID: 137500
Couldn't ask for a better experience!!
| Date: May. 27, 2016 01:30:20 | Type: Auction Sale | From: countyochickens (0) | Auction ID: 137156
When I received my chicks, three out of the eight chicks had perished during the two night trip from CA to LA. I notified them after a postal worker verified my package and they quickly refunded me for the three chicks I lost but, however, they said they do not provide free shipping for replacement of auction won chicks. They would only provide free shipping for the next regular purchase of chicks. That does not apply to auctions. I would have loved to have the original 8 chicks I was suppose to receive alive and well. Hopefully, the other 5 will make it.
| Date: May. 23, 2016 13:45:33 | Type: Auction Sale | From: night2rebel (5) Verified Bidder | Auction ID: 136507
Thanks so much for the nice chicks again! Launi at Graceful chickens is very nice to work with and has great stock! Great communications as well.
| Date: May. 13, 2016 17:46:28 | Type: Auction Sale | From: jmgolden2 (3) Verified Bidder | Auction ID: 136504
Neat mix of heathy chicks! Great communication! Awesome overall experience! Would definitely use Graceful chickens again!! :)
| Date: May. 08, 2016 15:12:29 | Type: Auction Sale | From: amy3780 (1) Verified Bidder | Auction ID: 136024
Very pleased with the Swedish Flowering Hens I bought from Graceful Chickens. They were beautiful, healthy and vivacious and the seven were a balanced mix of colors. Thank you so much! Amy, Whites Creek TN
| Date: May. 05, 2016 17:52:21 | Type: Auction Sale | From: night2rebel (5) Verified Bidder | Auction ID: 135888
Launi at Graceful Chickens is a great breeder. Good communication and nice selection of chicks. Stands by her word. Hope to buy again!
| Date: May. 05, 2016 01:50:29 | Type: Auction Sale | From: dexter45 (30) | Auction ID: 136240
Great chicks GREAT PERSON TO BUY FROM AND VERY FAST SHIPPING
| Date: Apr. 28, 2016 19:17:16 | Type: Auction Sale | From: Tresa (22) | Auction ID: 135913
The chickies arrived in perfect condition ready to spring out of the box! Beautiful little birds, good packing and services. Will definitely buy again!
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