How much is shipping for a chicken

Discussion in 'Chickens 8 Weeks & Older' started by Plantcity1234, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. Plantcity1234

    Plantcity1234 Chirping

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    Hello I'm looking to ship a bird from Florida to Arizona, about how much would it cost?
     
  2. NNYchick

    NNYchick Songster

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    There are a lot of factors that make this very greatly such as age, breed, how many are going to determine box size needed. Then from there it is calculated by distance traveled. I have seen anywhere from $50 to $100. Usually a breeder is able to give you an estimate by your zip code.
     
  3. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    For me NY to WI was estimated at $65 for three bantams
     
  4. Plantcity1234

    Plantcity1234 Chirping

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    Am I able to ship just 1 bantam rooster?
     
  5. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!!

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    When I ship anywhere in the US I charge $60-75 for box and shipping.
     
  6. Ms Biddy

    Ms Biddy One chicken short of crazy

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    For me, actual shipping from the east coast to the west coast was $93 not including the box.
     
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  7. NNYchick

    NNYchick Songster

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    Are you shipping the bird to someone else?
     
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  8. Plantcity1234

    Plantcity1234 Chirping

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    Yes
     
  9. I think you usually have to be NPIP certified and/or have a health certificate for the bird to ship it. (There are official rules somewhere.)
     
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  10. NNYchick

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    I was going to say the same thing as Birds of A Feather. Be sure to check your state and the state they are going to for requirements for shipping birds and also the USPS to ensure you have what they require to ship.
     
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