The post office scared me!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickpeaz, Jun 20, 2009.

  1. chickpeaz

    chickpeaz Songster

    May 26, 2009
    Central PA
    I stopped by the post office yesterday morning to let them know I was expecting a shipment of live chicks around 7/1. I left them my name and phone number and told them to call me as soon as they arrived (they offered to send them out with my carrier! but I said no thanks, I'd prefer to pick them up).

    So this morning I get a phone call at 8 AM saying, "Your package is here!" [​IMG] My husband took the call and hung up the phone before I had a chance to get any information. I'm in an utter panic because they're a week and a half early, I have no brooder set up or anything! [​IMG] How could the hatchery have messed this up and shipped so early? I was completely freaked.

    Hubby calmly reminded me that I was expecting a shipment of EGGS any day -- maybe that's what they had at the post office? I calmed down a little then. Sure enough, I got to the PO and there's a box with a LIVE ANIMALS sticker on it but written in big letters it says, FRAGILE: HATCHING EGGS. Phew! I told them to hang onto my name and number as I'm still expecting a shipment of live birds.

    I swear my heart stopped for a minute, though.
  2. IggiMom

    IggiMom Songster

    Apr 12, 2009
    West Virginia

  3. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Songster

    Dec 30, 2008
    hollister, florida
    you had me hanging on my my fingernails lol good story [​IMG]

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