Mailing Hatching eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MiMis_Place, Mar 3, 2011.

  1. MiMis_Place

    MiMis_Place Songster

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    [​IMG] Folks I just want to share the link to USPS where you can get FREE shipping boxes shipped to your home at no charge!

    I am doing this because so many use too small a box when shipping eggs! THe 12'X12'X8" box is perfect and it's free!

    https://shop.usps.com/webapp/wcs/st...ent_category_rn=10000002&top=&sort=&viewAll=Y

    You will have to set up an account with USPS, but that's free too! [​IMG]

    Also I believe that wrapping eggs in BUBBLE WRAP is BAD since it seals off air that the egg needs. Paper towels, shredded paper is better! I personally have had better hatch rates from eggs I've bought and had mailed to me wrapped in paper!

    I also believe strongly that a box BRIGHTLY MARKED IN BIG LETTERS is treated with care and respect from postal employees! (I think this is one of the reasons I have good hatch rates on eggs I ship!) Of course I write LIVE EMBRYOS on my boxes with arrows pointing up and the word up under the arrows, ect....

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  2. very good advice thanks for sharing
     
  3. bel

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    This is why I get weird looks from postal workers.

    "Live embryos"
     
  4. MiMis_Place

    MiMis_Place Songster

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    LOL [​IMG]
     

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