Peafowl Shipping Boxes

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by CORNISH_MAN, Jan 24, 2015.

  1. CORNISH_MAN

    CORNISH_MAN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone know where I can get a box to ship 3 grown peafowl? Or even if they make one that big? I thought the swan shipping boxes could hold up to 3 full grown birds but I cant seem to find them anywhere. Thanks
     
  2. BYC-user-174785

    BYC-user-174785 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

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    I have more questions than answers. Who do you use to ship live animals? I know US postal service ships Live Chicks, But full grown??
    As to what to use for containing birds in shipping. Consider dog cages that they ship on airplanes.
     
  4. BYC-user-174785

    BYC-user-174785 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use USPS to ship my birds. Yes, many people ship adult birds. I did this past week to @mandyok in a swan box. Occasionally some may die but I have not had losses recently. There also is shipping through Delta or United airlines which is pricey but you can get birds the same day.
     
  5. CORNISH_MAN

    CORNISH_MAN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    CORNISH_MAN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many adult birds can you ship in a swan box?
     
  7. BYC-user-174785

    BYC-user-174785 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe it has places to check for singles. JEDDS I believe had the best price. Look around.

    I think two adult peafowl could fit but I personally would not put three in a swan box.
     
  8. DylansMom

    DylansMom RIP 1969-2017

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    I agree, no more than 2. I had 1 shipped to me in a swan box, and would not have wanted to see 3 adults crammed in there, plus it may exceed the weight limit.
     
  9. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    A male with a train will need a box much bigger than a swan box, but i agree with what others have stated 2 hens would be ok
     
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