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How do you ship a duck? And how much does it cost?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DUCKGIRL89, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Curious? How do you ship a duck? What kind of box do you use? How much does a box cost?
     
  2. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    You will have to buy a USPS approved shipping box of the correct size. Take the bird to the post office on a monday or tuesday and they will weigh for shipping cost. It's not complicated but it is costly and not without risk.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:Hows your hen doing this afternoon?
     
  4. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    It really just depends on where the bird is heading to and how much it weighs.
     
  5. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

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  6. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hows your hen doing this afternoon?

    I will need to check when we get home. I'll pm you [​IMG] thanks for asking. [​IMG]
     
  7. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, its not my bird. I want to buy a bird from a lady on here. And I dont usaully have cash on hand. So I need to save.
     
  8. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you [​IMG]
     
  9. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    40-60$ for shipping, 20-30 for a box on average. The size of box needed depends on the bird going in it. Shipping cost is based on weight/destination then add in the price of the bird. So a $50 bird will easily cost $100-$120 when everything is added up.
     
  10. Rosecomb-Ryan

    Rosecomb-Ryan East Indie Crazed

    Apr 12, 2008
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    Shipping a Trio of Muscovys (Just shipping) is $175-200..
     

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