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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Wisher1000, Jul 28, 2012.

  1. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    I never write "hatching eggs" on the box. I just put fragile.
    Most of the jostling comes from the end of the conveyor at sorting facilities. If the bin it drops into is almost full, very little shock. If the bin is empty, the box could drop 5'.
     
  2. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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  3. subhanalah

    subhanalah Overrun With Chickens

    and then have 1000's of other packages dropped on top of it, of various sizes/weights.
     
  4. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    bamadude I don't think writing Africanized Honeybees on the outside of your box will get them to you on time. Just saying your box probably would get delayed somewhere. [​IMG]
     
  5. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    When I have bees come to the post office, they're quite happy to have me come in the back door at 5:30 AM and pick them up.
     
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  7. subhanalah

    subhanalah Overrun With Chickens

    aren't there extra fees for shipping a "dangerous" item?
     
  8. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    The shipping price for bees isn't that high. They're not considered dangerous. Even if the package broke open they wouldn't sting unless somebody squished one since they don't have a hive, brood and honey stores to protect.
     
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  9. bamadude

    bamadude Overrun With Chickens

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    I guess its too late to change it. Tracking says the box is in arkansas for some strange reason. Anyways.... i have a 12lb boston butt smoking with pecan, hickory, apple, and cherry wood chunks. Just picked 8 yellow crookneck squash. Bought a hamper of cream 40 peas from farmers market. Vidalia onions are in season. Gonna pig out in a few hrs.
     
  10. bamadude

    bamadude Overrun With Chickens

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    Im sure alot of u have heard of vidalia onions. They are grown in georgia and are as sweet as an apple. They are grown from an heirloom seed. My county in alabama (dale county) has a special town called slocomb that is becoming more famous for the heirloom tomatoes. Slocomb tomatoes. I posted some pics yesterday of some from those seeds. They are the best ive ever tasted. If any of u guys want some of the seeds to plant next season, let me know. It will only cost u a stamp.
     

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