Eggs That Are Shipped...

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by enggass, Dec 4, 2010.

  1. enggass

    enggass Songster

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    This may be a silly question, but when eggs are shipped around the country by the USPS Priority Mail, I would assume that many are on airplanes for part of their journey's. If so, I would suspect that packages are not put in depressurized cabin space. Wouldn't this have an effect on the eggs?
     
  2. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays

    hummm, I've wondered about that too.
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Whatever happens, it doesn't affect the eggs, because there are a LOT of people who receive them and get excellent hatches. [​IMG]

    Nearly all of my birds came/hatched out from shipped eggs.
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I'm counting on them being OK as I have eggs from FL, KS, NoCA, SoCA and WA coming next week!
     

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