Shipping Boxes for Chickens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Zgm12, Apr 30, 2016.

  1. Zgm12

    Zgm12 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2014
    Pittsburgh, PA
    What options for boxes are there for live chicken shipping? I know there are specialized boxes for shipping but I was wondering if you could create your own shipping box with air holes.
  2. JadedPhoenix

    JadedPhoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 29, 2012
    Tyro-Lexington, NC
    I doubt it. Plus, I wouldn't risk it with live birds since shipping already stresses them out. Add a questionable shipping container and you just might not have live birds at the end of the trip. I would contact the post office though to ask if they have regulations that must be abided by, which I think that there probably are, before trying to design any new box.

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