Post office has lost my chicks

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by joebryant, May 12, 2009.

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  1. joebryant

    joebryant Crowing

    I'm so mad that I could spit! My dozen chicks were supposed to arrive at 9:30 A.M. today Express from Seattle, Washington. I called at 10 A.M. since they hadn't called me as I requested. They told me about ten minutes ago that they did not come in and that they have no idea where they went, only that they are supposed to have them before 12 noon, or they will have to give a refund. REFUND, I don't want a refund, I WANT MY CHICKS. These are very rare, very-dark-blue (so dark blue that they almost look black) Orpingtontons, the color that I've wanted for over a year.

  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    That really sux. I hope you get them.
  3. Little Ameraucana Mom

    Little Ameraucana Mom Need Help, Can't stop hatching!!!

    Jul 8, 2008
    Greencastle, In
    Oh how terrible !! HOpe you get them soon. I had chicks arrive a day late, OF course shipping was free, but Like you I just wanted my chicks. They did all arrive safe and sound. Hope ,yours do to.
  4. Tiramisu

    Tiramisu Got Mutts

    May 3, 2008
    Milan PA
    I hope they arrive and all the chicks are in good shape.
  5. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Songster

    Feb 23, 2009
    Call whoever you ordered them from and get the tracking number. You can look it up online and see where they are, or at least where they have been.

    I hope they get there soon.[​IMG]

  6. joebryant

    joebryant Crowing

    Quote:Thanks, everyone, my local post office has their phone off the hook I think, so I can't get an update from them.

    ging3rhoffman, I already have the tracking number. As usual with USPS's tracking number, they are never kept up to date; only the fact that it was scanned in Washington shows, nothing else. Honestly, I have NEVER been able to get more information on any package other than its having been scanned at the original source and when it was delivered, i.e., no information about where it is sent in between. Tracking with USPS is a joke.
  7. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Quote:Lol! Thats why I hate USPS. I never get the detailed info I need. To many problems with them.
  8. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

    Feb 27, 2008
    Elizabethtown, NC
    Well, the "tracking" number is not a tracking number anymore. They changed the name to Delivery Confirmation. They basically just scan the package when it is accepted at the PO (sometimes) and when it is delivered at the address.
  9. georgialee

    georgialee Songster

    Apr 9, 2009
    Knoxville, TN
    I hope you get your chicks soon! [​IMG]

  10. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    I feel your pain all the way over here! .. do hope they arrive safe and sound....... is there not an RSPCA (which is the Royal Society for Protection of Animals over here) that you can call with your concerns, perhaps they can they ring UPS (fingers crossed) and make "noise" due to the welfare of the chicks).... now I am so mad I can spit at them over the Pond........
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