How do YOU ship eggs??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by countyroad1330, Dec 10, 2007.

  1. countyroad1330

    countyroad1330 Thunder Snow 2009!

    Oct 15, 2007
    Oklahoma!
    I was just curious how people ship eggs. I've heard bubble wrap is an eggs best friend. And how much does it generally cost?
     
  2. Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies

    Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    NY
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I use heavy duty bubblewrap, masking tape top and bottom with the breed marked on the aircell end, and double-wrap each egg, then line the box with bubblewrap,sometimes putting egg cartons on the bottom for extra cushioning, place the eggs side by side with their aircells up, fill in spaces with extra bubblewrap pieces, shredded paper, etc. If it's cold, I line the box with quilt batting as well. Here is a link with some photos taken by PurpleChicken of a box I sent him:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=21081
    The most it's ever cost me to send a box of eggs was $16 to Washington State and the P.O. send it parcel post instead of Priority, taking a solid week to get there. Grrrrr.
     

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