Shipping eggs to hatch???????

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Poohbear, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. Poohbear

    Poohbear On a Time Out

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    How do you wrap eggs that you send in the mail to be hatched? I would like to know what steps to take with packaging them securely. Open to ALL ideas! Even some new thoughts if you have one. I don't know how to ship eggs and this is the best place I know to find out how to wrap hatching eggs.
     
  2. banter

    banter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 3, 2008
    Raymond Maine
    Bubble wrap each egg, and put in a small box with styro peanuts, then put that box in a lager box surrounded by styro peanuts. Double walled-do not leave any air space-fill with wadded up paper if necessary!
     
  3. RockyToggRanch

    RockyToggRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 22, 2008
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    Quote:I have to say, as a customer of hers, that Lisa does a FANTASTIC job of packaging! I was sooo impressed.
     
  4. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    Quote:I have to say, as a customer of hers, that Lisa does a FANTASTIC job of packaging! I was sooo impressed.

    Yeah she does pretty god job at packaging! I recommend you how she does it.
     
  5. Poohbear

    Poohbear On a Time Out

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    Thank you, each one! Very nice way to pack. I like that. Thinking of shipping eggs and had no clue how to do it. Do you mark your boxes "Fragile" or anything special and do you get insurance on your eggs?
     
  6. L*A*G*

    L*A*G* Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
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    [​IMG] Dispy,.... when did u become a gold member? [​IMG]
     
  7. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:I usually mark mine as 'fragile eggs' and make some cutsie-wootsie labels with baby chicks and instructions like 'DO NOT DROP' and 'AVOID EXTREME TEMPS'. That's how I do it anyway!
     
  8. Hi! I mark my egg boxes 'FRAGILE' / 'PERISHABLE' / 'EGGS FOR HATCHING ENCLOSED' / 'DO NOT XRAY' / 'DO NOT EXPOSE TO HEAT OR COLD'.

    Dispy,.... when did u become a gold member?

    As soon as I saw the option was available.

    Thanks y'all, I try.

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    Last edited: Jan 13, 2009

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