Shipping Chickens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by JackieK318, Sep 6, 2007.

  1. JackieK318

    JackieK318 Songster

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    Who do you ship with?
    USPS told me they won't and laughed at me... [​IMG]

    How do you package them?

    I am trying to ship a 1 year old rooster.
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    You have to have a special package with bio-filters and it must be Express Mail, is all I know. Has to go through the P.O., I think.
     
  3. wren

    wren Songster

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    Hi Jackie!

    Horizon micro environments has boxes and a good web page with answers. They are USPS approved.

    I don't know why that person laughed at your question. The USPS contracted out the live express service with Fedex. Shipping is pricey. They have a web page that calculates the cost. Size of box, distance and weight. Put a soft apple, cucumber or tomato in the box for your boy.
     
  4. joebwe25

    joebwe25 Songster

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    JackieK318, sorry for staying off topic but... Do you live in Saint Louis city or county?
    Now you don't have to answer this if you don't want to.
     
  5. JackieK318

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    I found the boxes and USPS called me back and apologized for the oversight. Do I have to buy them in cases of 10?! I only want one! eek! Does anyone have one I can buy or know where I can buy a single one?
     
    Last edited: Sep 6, 2007
  6. wren

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    Don't panic! [​IMG] Yes you can buy just one of any kind from Horizon.
     

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