Having ducks shipped

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by HeatherLynn, Dec 23, 2010.

  1. HeatherLynn

    HeatherLynn Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 11, 2009
    Kentucky, Cecilia
    Ok so I have never had any of my birds shipped to me before but this year we are giving it a try. I really want some Welsh Harlequins and my hubby has given the thumbs up. My question is when is a good time to ship these. I live in Kentucky which means the weather is unpredictable at best. On the Holderread site it says to pick a no earlier and no later than date. Wow that leaves it pretty open. If you are from a similar area weatherwise, when do you get yours shipped.
  2. duckluv

    duckluv Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 20, 2010
    I'm pretty far away from Kentucky, but I know that Metzer Farms ships Welsh Harlequins.
  3. KansasKid

    KansasKid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2010
    South East Kansas
    Early spring or late fall when its cool enough (not too cold though were theres snow on the ground that might stop them from getting here)
    Last edited: Dec 23, 2010
  4. aussiedude248

    aussiedude248 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 21, 2010
    Punta Gorda FL
    I'm Having my 3 male mallard ducklings shiped to my post office Weds of next week. But I live in SW FL. If you do anything pick metzers they are the BEST [​IMG]
  5. duckluv

    duckluv Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 20, 2010
    Quote:Metzers! [​IMG]
  6. destinduck

    destinduck obsessed with "ducks"

    Mar 20, 2008
    As long as its not too hot. Anytime. Unless ducklings ?

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