Question about receiving hatching eggs

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  1. happyhens

    happyhens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do hatching eggs arrive at your door, or are they sent to the nearest post office (like chicks?)
     
  2. Catalina

    Catalina Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2007
    Minnesota
    Mine arrived in my mailbox.
     
  3. Cruiser

    Cruiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I call the P.O. & they hold them for me.
     
  4. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    I called the PO and they will call me when they arrive so I can go pick them up. That way they don't ride around in a vehicle 1/2 the day before being delivered to my door step.
     
  5. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    It depends on how the shipper sends them.

    I always try to write: DO NOT ATTEMPT DELIVERY, PLEASE CALL XXX-XXXX FOR PICK UP

    If I don't get the phone number of my buyer I just ask to hold for pickup.
     
  6. greathorse

    greathorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always send the shipper my cell number and tell them to write do not ship call this number. MY post office is in a small town they know me and my habit and are very nice about calling and holding they even let me come in about half hour after they closed one time. I think it is better if they dont rattle around the country in a mail car or vehicle. I am not sure it is a big deal if they do, but it is my preference
     
  7. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    My mailman, brings them to my house and honks the horn so Ill know hes out there with them.
     
  8. Scraps

    Scraps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Mine too! He keeps the egg box in the front seat next to him, safe and sound [​IMG]
     
  9. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

    Mar 27, 2008
    NW,Missouri
    my post office since I wasnt there left a note saying package to big for mailbox.So i went and got it all safe and sound at the psot office.
    But I have a great post office.....
     
  10. lilbreeches

    lilbreeches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    straight to my front door!!!!
     

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