Shipping Chickens?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by GuineaLady93, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. GuineaLady93

    GuineaLady93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If someone had a chicken in like TX and I want to buy it from them, can they have it shipped to NC? If they can how?
    Thanks,
    -Ashley
     
  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Here are the USPS regulations on shipping adult chickens:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=252070

    They will need to be shipped Express Mail in an USPS approved Horizon poultry shipping box with filters. Express Mail runs $45 and up, depending on the weight of the box. The box itself is about $15.
     

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