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

  1. Looks like it might be the first one to pip there Ron. That's excellent! Vigorous little booger in there trying to get out!
     
  2. insanity

    insanity Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a rant....sorry. I had a box of salt water fish leave Fort Peirce Florida yesterday at 5:30 pm it arrived here in WY this morning at 10:30. It was in perfect shape and all occupants are doing great.I couldn't be happier. My rant issue is a box of chicks left New Mexico on Monday it arrived yesterday with tire tracks across one side. It had actually been run over in transit. 20 out of 45 survived the abuse (4 more don't look good). If Fed Ex can do such an amazing job can't USPS at least pretend to care.The birds were plainly marked and you could hear them chirping..what kind of person would run over a bunch of baby birds? OK I'm done just had to get that out of my system.
     
  3. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

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    that is terrible!

    It was likely a robot driven hauler. It might have happened on the plane--Airborne flies them if the need to go by air.
     
  4. Did you take pictures of the box and dead babies inside? I'd be filing a claim with the USPS.
     
  5. chickisoup

    chickisoup one Blessed chicki Premium Member

     
  6. Highcotton

    Highcotton Southern Chickens

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    I think I can get some Kale here. I planted some last fall and the chickens loved it. We didn't get any of it. The weather here is about like it is there. We get a lot of flow from the Gulf to the Atlantic. If you want some I will trade for some Slocomb tomatoes.
     
  7. chickisoup

    chickisoup one Blessed chicki Premium Member

    I live in a small town and am good friends with a post master who warned me, seriously, when I mentioned I had ordered chicks back in April. They called me at 7 am to let me know they were here and alive (earliest they get to work here) but I must admit alot probably had to do with the extra money I paid for special packaging. I was still really worried!!! I know my little town treats live chicks like live chicks but mine had to pass thru Chicago. Had a fragile package go thru there and arrive with a boot print clearly in the middle of it. Sent a priority package to my daughter once that took 10 DAYS to go from Chicago to Rockford [​IMG]. And they wonder why no one really cares anymore if they go out of business.
     
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  9. Highcotton

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    That's one thing I like about Facebook. I can now contact family members that I haven't seen since the 60's.
     
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    insanity Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They came in through the local pet/feed store. I just help them with the poultry care( they are more pet than livestock oriented) they handle the business end.
     

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