is it pisslbe to ship birds to trade them??

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by emunk80, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. emunk80

    emunk80 Out Of The Brooder

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    i got chicks form a guy this spring but ended up with all 4 being yellow golden males and i want 2 females to trade is it possible to trade them by mail??
     
  2. kikescove.com

    kikescove.com Chillin' With My Peeps

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    generally speaking females are worth more than males, so you might find someone that would want two for one. Its usually best to get different genetics when you get males unless they are after them for feathers or for matching up with their females for sale as pairs..........
     
  3. emunk80

    emunk80 Out Of The Brooder

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    i will trade 2 for one and actually i got ahold of the guy i got them from finally and hes going to check in the morning he said he might be able to trade them out hopefully he can thanks though!
     
  4. lorieMN

    lorieMN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes you can ship them in the mail..
     
  5. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Here's A Link To Tell You All You Need To Know About Shipping Except Price--- Beleive You'd Rather Not Know That Part [​IMG]

    Shipping Live Birds (unless Day Old Chicks) Gets Pretty Expensive Real Quick...


    DOH! SORRY FORGOT TO PASTE THE LINK---- HERE YA GO! https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=252071
     
    Last edited: Jun 28, 2010
  6. destiny_56085

    destiny_56085 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You need a Horizon filtered box which generally costs about $10. Express mail shipping and the live surcharge the USPS charges generally ranges from $45-55. You could recycle the box between you but you both would incur the shipping charges. For that price you could pick up 2 locally for less than that. Most yellow goldens go for about 35-40 for a young pair at our swaps up here.
     

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