Shipping adult ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by janastasio, Dec 2, 2009.

  1. janastasio

    janastasio Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wondering if anyone has ever had adult ducks shipped before? I just ordered 2 adult call ducks. They shipped out yesterday and are not expected to arrive until tomorrow at 3pm. This seems concerning to me. Can they really go that long without food or water? I had bad dreams all night last night about them arriving dead:(.
     
  2. CityChicker

    CityChicker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, they generally do just fine as long as they arrive by the second day at the latest and the temperature is okay.
     
  3. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    I second that. I have shipped out and received thousands over the years, all do just fine, especially this time of year when it's nice and cool
     
  4. janastasio

    janastasio Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much for the responses. That makes me feel much better! Hopefully they will arrive happy, healthy, and thirsty tomorrow!
     
  5. Boggy Bottom Bantams

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    Sounds good, pre congrats on your new arrivals. Post some pics when you get them settled!
     

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