I need help on what to put on a box of eggs?

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  1. angelmarie

    angelmarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know if you put fragile usually the eggs get damaged and scrambled, i recentely had bought some eggs from sundown and was wodering what should be out on the box, so it will be handled carefully.
     
  2. chickenfeed

    chickenfeed Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine have come with "EGGS" clearly marked on all sides and have gotten here with minimal damage. One was also marked "DO NOT X-RAY". "Fragile means nothing to the PO!
     
  3. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I ordered eggs last year, and the seller told me that every time the put "DO NOT X-RAY' on the box, that it almost assured the eggs to be x-rayed.
     
  4. angelmarie

    angelmarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:lol why don't you just write please handle with care, eggs. i think that will be enough
     
  5. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    okay. I will do that. [​IMG]
     
  6. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    I always put PLEASE handle with care.... had good luck so far.
     
  7. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

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    I don't think most postal workers care what it says. I had a box shipped recently that was clearly marked that it was fragile and hatching eggs. It also had my phone # boldly written on top of the box with instructions to call me for pick-up. They put the box on the truck, bounced it across countless dirt roads before getting to my house and because I didn't immediately get to the door they tossed it, on its side, agaist the door so it fell in when I opened it.

    NOT fond of the PO right now.............
     
  8. ginasmarans

    ginasmarans Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
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    I put "Fragile and Perishable" and " Do Not X-Ray". Mine normally arrive fine. Before I put "Do Not X-ray" on the box, I had reports of deformed chicks hatching. Since then,I have had no reports. I have never hatched a deformed chick from one of my eggs.
     
  9. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:True..Boxes marked this way are bound to be x-rayed
     
  10. Promiselandfarm

    Promiselandfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    I put Babies on Board handle with care. The post office lady today was going to turn my box upside down. She then read the babies on board and said"duh I guess I should read sorry." I have shipped two with that on them and they have arrived safely so far. [​IMG] only 5 more to go so we will see.
     

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