Mail Question????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by theghostandmrchicken, Jun 2, 2011.

  1. theghostandmrchicken

    theghostandmrchicken Chirping

    Mar 26, 2011
    What is the longest amount of time that chicks can survive in the mail?

    So far I have 5 RIR pullets that got rerouted and have been in the mail for 47 hours~.

    I called the post office and the guy said he may get them by 10:00 tomorrow and he will call me if he does. [​IMG]

    I'm just a tad nervous since they have been delayed and this is my first time ordering live chicks (I did order hatchable eggs, my first time, a month ago). [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2011
  2. Roo on Harley

    Roo on Harley Chirping

    May 25, 2011
    I would make sure you have fresh water and starter feed when you get them. GroGel PlusB if you have some on hand. They can live several days without food/water during their long journey.
  3. purelypoultry

    purelypoultry Songster

    Aug 2, 2008
    Fremont, Wisconsin
    Quote:that's right. Hope to read that they arrive safe and sound to you soon. If you don't, call your hatchery and let them know. [​IMG]

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