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Shipping Time for Mail Order Ducklings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by rcemre, Oct 4, 2016.

  1. rcemre

    rcemre New Egg

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    Our ducklings shipped on Monday, but aren't scheduled to arrive at our post office until tomorrow. Is this a normal shipping time? Three days seems awfully long for day olds, but we are brand new to poultry, so I might just be over-worring about things.

    Thanks!
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    That seems to be pretty standard. They should be fine. Are meeting them at the post office? That's what I do....as soon as they come off the big truck I take them home and get them settled. Good luck to you!
     
  3. duckmeister

    duckmeister Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Shipping chicks fom Florida to California was 3 days, shipping from central CA to northern CA was next day arrival. Also ordered birds from Holderreads Waterfowl in Oregon, they also arrived next day here in nor Cal.
     

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