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When is the best day to ship out live birds?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by silkieluver_07, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Songster

    Jan 31, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    The weather is really nice this week and I was hoping to maybe ship a trio of silkies. What day is the best to ship?
     
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2010
  2. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    Monday or Tuesday. No later than Wed. [​IMG]
     
  3. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Songster

    Jan 31, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    Quote:Thanyou Stephanie. I plan on going to the post office tomorrow and getting everyone weighed etc. [​IMG]
     
  4. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master 11 Years

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    I usually try to ship birds on Tuesday, so that the PO is caught up (hopefully from the weekend) and Tuesday or Wednesday at the latest so birds can arrive before the weekend.
     
  5. CityChicker

    CityChicker Songster

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    I would go more by the weather than the day of the week. It has to by law be under 85 degrees (and over 35 I believe?). I would check the temps in both locations and then go by that. One thing we forget is that the mail doesn't stop moving over the weekend either.
     
  6. snowbird

    snowbird Crowing

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    Due to all the heat around the country better check with post office and see if you can even ship, you should also check with them on day and time to ship as some areas they do not go to all the time.
     
  7. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Songster

    Jan 31, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    Quote:Will do as you suggested. I just am going tomrrrow to find out info about shipping etc. [​IMG]
     

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