What is the best way to ship eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by iajewel, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. iajewel

    iajewel Songster

    Oct 22, 2008
    Corning IA
    I will be shipping duck and chicken eggs for the first time. I know eggs have to breath. What is the best way to ship? and how many days is OK? Is priority ok? or next day?

  2. ghulst

    ghulst Songster

    Aug 31, 2008
    Zeeland Michigan
    I have shipped 1000's of eggs the last 20 years. Most have arrived in very good shape. I use a paper egg carton . The doz. size. I put about 6 eggs in and fill tight with sawdust. You can't be to tight. Then ducktape it shut. Put in box that isn't to big. I like the mediam size priority flat rate box. The tighter the egg carton fits in the box the better. The object is that the eggs don't bonuce arround.I have shipped up to 2 doz. in a box.
  3. iajewel

    iajewel Songster

    Oct 22, 2008
    Corning IA
    Dipsy Doodle Doo The post with the photos did it for me.. thank you.. being able to SEE whats needed is best for my way of going. I also sent that link to a friend that will be shipping me some eggs and its their first time to. Your awesome!! Thank you

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