Labeling shipping eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by horsechick48, Mar 16, 2017.

  1. horsechick48

    horsechick48 Out Of The Brooder

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    How do you label your packaging for shipping eggs?
     
  2. Nyla

    Nyla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use stickers I make my self with my sticker printer. But before that I use to write all over the box "Fragile Hatching Eggs Handle With Care" Etc. Then I went to ordering stickers from ebay. Make sure it's big and bold so it stands out.
     
  3. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    I once labeled mine "Fragile Crystal Glassware". [​IMG]
     
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  4. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    I know FEDEX has pressurized holds in their planes. If I was overnighting the eggs that's who I would use. They also ship chilled animal semen, like for horses and dogs. So I would put "Handle with extreme care" live embryos or live semen on the box. Probably "Live Semen " because then they don't know if it is racehorse semen or eggs , except the sizes of the packages are different.
    Best,
    Karen
     
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  5. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    Has anyone ever researched that low hatches from shipped eggs might have to do with being shipped in unpressurized air cargo holds?
    Best,
    Karen
     

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