What's the best way to ship 8-10 bantam birds?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by vetgirl00us, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. vetgirl00us

    vetgirl00us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have someone in TX who is interested in buying some SQ Porcelain D'uccles from me and I live in GA. I have looked at some of those shippng boxes but I am not sure how to ship that many birds. Has anyone ever done this? Of course I know it will have to be much cooler but she was willing to wait to get them. I am just trying to figure out a way to be cost effective for both the buyer and seller [​IMG]
     
  2. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

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    A lot depends on how old they are when you sell them to her. When I ship Adult Dutch bantams (about the size of OEG) I ship 2 per single stall box. So if you tape 2 together, you could ship 4. I also bought the Economy boxes, which are bigger and more square, and if you do not put in the divider to make it into 4 seperate areas, I would bet 6-8 would fit, if they were not full grown. Go to the horizon website and see what their recommendations are for the box sizes.
     
  3. vetgirl00us

    vetgirl00us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    By the time it's cool enough to ship to her, they will all be adult size. They are d'uccles.
     

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