PO didn't know what in the heck I was talking about

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Rogue_Woman, Jul 18, 2008.

  1. Rogue_Woman

    Rogue_Woman Songster

    May 12, 2008
    So, I called the PO this morning to let them know I have eggs on the way and to call me when they get in so that I can pick them up. The lady I talked to couldn't believe I was having eggs shipped to me. She asked, "what in the world for?" Hah!

    Now you would think, in a farming town with a population of 3000, 1 brand new stoplight, and 1 gas station, a beauty salon, and a feed store, that this wouldn't be an odd request?

    Anyway, they're gonna call me when they come in after they have a good laugh about the girl getting eggs in the mail!
  2. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Songster

    Apr 26, 2008
    Quote:[​IMG] My mail lady knows what I am getting and asks about my chicks. My problem was when I went to mail the eggs and the guy said you can't mail eggs it's not allowed. I of course got them mailed but you would think being in Iowa they have heard of eggs being mailed before. LOL
  3. amyquilt

    amyquilt Serama Mama

    May 17, 2008
    Amarillo, TX
    So many people with the postal service never cease to amaze me....... 'nuf said.
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    [​IMG] amazing...lol
  5. ginasmarans

    ginasmarans Songster

    Jan 15, 2007
    West Tn
    I wish the entire Postal System operated like my P.O. does. They are really interested in my eggs and ask loads of questions. When I go in with boxes, the worker smiles and says"where to today". They ask if the eggs arrived safely and call me when I receive eggs. They've even bought eating eggs from me. Once my girls get back to laying full force(darn broody hens![​IMG]), I think I'll have to leave them all a gift.
  6. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Songster

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    My mail lady asked if I had alligator eggs coming in the mail ? [​IMG]

    [​IMG] But now that she knows they're chicken eggs coming, she's pretty excited. I figure later on down the road, if she brings a cooler with her, I can give her a few eggs a week [​IMG] Good idea?
  7. Mycookoonest

    Mycookoonest Songster

    May 29, 2008
    Hudson Valley NY
    My postal lady tossed the turkey eggs to me at the door... [​IMG]

    I nearly had a heart attack. of course I didn't rip her a new one. She was getting cookies for the dogs.
  8. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    Out of roughly 4000 people in our zip code I'm the only one who's received hatching eggs this year. Most postal workers probably see very few if any so I'm not really suprised.
  9. TheKidAndDame

    TheKidAndDame Songster

    Aug 11, 2007
    Gator Nation, FL
    I am so fortunate to have a great PO. There are a lot of chicken people in our town of 600 so they are very knowledgable about shipping and receiving chicks and eggs. I just had eggs delivered on Wed. I wasn't home and the carrier was worried about overheating so he took them immediately back to the office. The clerk was so nice, she asked me a bunch of questions and requested hatching updates whenever I visit. I wish everyone had such great service.
  10. Karlachix

    Karlachix Songster

    Apr 21, 2008
    When I picked up my chicks this Spring the postal worker was (im)patiently waiting for her own box of chicks to be taken off the truck. It was very funny.

    It went a little bit like this...
    "Do you have my chicks in there?"
    "Are you sure they're in there?"
    "Did you get to them yet?"
    "They're in the back of the truck and we'll get them when we get them!"

    I guess mine were a lot closer to the door. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jul 18, 2008

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