Shipping ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ilovechickens34, Jun 21, 2016.

  1. ilovechickens34

    ilovechickens34 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have two five week old ducklings. I heard that you have to ship a duck/chick when they're 12hours to 3 days because they're still absorbing the yolk. When they're 2-3 days they start really drinking. I've heard Anywhere from 2 days to 8weeks they need food and water constantly.
    Is this true? Do we have to wait to ship them to their new home until they're 8 weeks or are they fine to be shipped now?
    I'd hate for anything to happen to them.
     
  2. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    USPS requires that any bird being shipped be fully grown or < 24 hours old.
     
  3. ilovechickens34

    ilovechickens34 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, I guess we'll have to wait then[​IMG]
     

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