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Shipping Boxes for Chickens

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

  1. Zgm12

    Zgm12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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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