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Shipping started birds, Priority Express vs. Priority ??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by EledaWV, Nov 10, 2014.

  1. EledaWV

    EledaWV Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone used Priority 2 day instead of Priority Express 2 day? I'm not seeing a real difference except in price.
     
  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Only day old chicks from a hatchery are allowed to go by priority mail. USPS requires all other birds to go by Express only.
     
  3. EledaWV

    EledaWV Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I thought too, but when I did then online calculator, checked "live animals" but not "day-old chicks" and it gave me 2 options for shipping: Express 2 day or Priority 2 day. What is the extra 50 bucks for if they're both guaranteed 2 day? Just trying to clarify. Thanks!
     

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