Importing Eggs or Chicks from U.S to Canada, have you done it?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by cluckcluck42, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. cluckcluck42

    cluckcluck42 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 4, 2009
    Quebec
    Hello all!

    I'm trying to gather information on just how to bring eggs from U.S to Canada. I would be picking up the eggs and carrying them back with me over the border.

    So far I have determined I need some kind of permit but I am at a loss as to where to get this permit and what else is required? I've contacted the appropriate government department and they copy and pasted some mumbo jumbo that I couldn't quite understand and told me to get a broker. Needless to say that was not much help!

    If you have imported eggs or chicks PLEASE let me know how it all went down!!!! I very much appreciate any replies [​IMG]

    Also I would NOT be getting them from a hatchery.
     
  2. knjinnm

    knjinnm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hi,
    Have you brought or sent eggs or chicks from Canada to the U.S.?
    Joe
     
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2011
  3. cluckcluck42

    cluckcluck42 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 4, 2009
    Quebec
    Thanks for your reply [​IMG]

    No, I have never done that. This is my very first time importing.
     
  4. cluckcluck42

    cluckcluck42 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 4, 2009
    Quebec
    Also I will update this with information that I find for anyone else trying to do this!!
     
  5. lotzahenz

    lotzahenz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2008
    Lexington, Kentucky
    I just read that when poultry is imported into the US, there is NO quarantine required, you just need a permit and an inspection at the border crossing by a licensed full-salaried gov. vet. The fee for quarantine is $19.00 per day (good thing it is not needed) and I am not sure if that is per bird or per coop. I did a google search for importing livestock and came up with some sites that give long, complicated explanations. Good luck and let us know how it goes. HenZ
     

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