Buying from individual and shipping the chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Nestor, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. Nestor

    Nestor New Egg

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    Hi,
    I searched but didn't find quite what I was needing to know. My dilema is I new to this and I was wondering how I could go about buying some chicken from an individual out of state and arranging the transaction and shipping process. I've aware of Cash On Delivery, C.O.D., service by couriers but what's the alternative if the individual is to be paid up front before shipping? Do couriers offer something like C.O.D but the opposite, as in Cash On Pick-up?[​IMG]
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Try posting this question in the "Random Ramblings" section of the 'Social' forum. Sorry, but I have no experience shipping birds.
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    X2! Good luck to you!
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] I've never done this before so I can't help you, but X3 on Sourland's advice and good luck!
     
  5. chickenpooplady

    chickenpooplady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Highland County Ohio and God Bless!!!
     
  6. The Howards

    The Howards Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hello and welcome from NC
     
  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    I think most shippers require payment up front, as they are not responsible for issues related to shipping. Some people take paypal, others require a check or money order.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    :welcome From Washington State!
     
  9. missnu01

    missnu01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not sure what the question is exactly, but usually when shipping animals the person with the animal is paid up front while the person paying is given some sort of written guarantee that they will receive what they paid for.
     

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