shipping day old Quail???

Discussion in 'Quail' started by heritagehabitatfarms, Dec 23, 2010.

  1. heritagehabitatfarms

    heritagehabitatfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im thinking of trying to sell day old bobwhites and coturnix and shiping them... has anyone done this??? i know that some of the big hatcherys do this... but i have not seen any small breeders doing this??? y is that???

    any thoughts and or comments are welcome...

    thanks Elias
     
  2. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Sep 25, 2010
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    I personally wouldn't do it.
    PM me!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    Quote:no, me either. I just hatched some buttons and I cant imagine them surviving shipping...
     
  4. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Sep 25, 2010
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    Same thing...........
     
  5. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:BASICALLY THEY DONT SHIP WELL, REMMEBR THAT WHOLE "GAMEBIRDS DO NOT HAVE THE RESOURCES CHICKENS AND OTHER POULTRY DO AT HATCH" THING? THEY DONT HAVE THE RESOURCES IN YOLK TO LAST VERY LONG AND ARE 1000X'S MORE COLD SENSITIVE... SO IT TURNS OUT TO BE A DISASTER. LARGE HATCHERIES SHIP AND IF SOMETING GOES TERRIBLY WRONG (WHICH IS OFTEN THE CASE WITH SHIPPING BABY QUAIL)THEN ITS NO BIG DEAL, THEY JUST RESHIP... MOST OF US LIL GUYS DONT HAVE THESE RESOURCES TO BE ABLE TO DO THIS... ALSO IT PLACES THE BABIES IN A VERY BAD SPOT...
     
  6. heritagehabitatfarms

    heritagehabitatfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thats kinda what i figyered y'all would say lol... but it never hurts to ask right... thanks guy's and gal's...
     
  7. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Yep!! [​IMG]
     
  8. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
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    Plus they are bo where near as strong as a chicken. It takes every ounce of energy they have to hatch. They are pretty much defenseless until they dry off.
     

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