When will they arrive?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by michelle1017, Aug 25, 2008.

  1. michelle1017

    michelle1017 Goat Mama

    Aug 21, 2008
    Missouri
    I am new here, so please forgive me if this is posted in the wrong place. This may have been asked a million times before and there isn't a definite answer and after reading about Cackle Hatchery, I am a little concerned, but I have chicks coming from there this week. My cousin runs a Farm & Home and ordered me some RIRs that are to hatch on Wednesday. Approximately when can I expect them to arrive. Do they ship them out on Wed. or wait until Thurs? We also live in Missouri, but up north. Thanks in advance for any info you can give me. I am just getting so excited to get my first babies!
     
  2. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    Welcome to BYC and to a new addiction.

    They'll hatch on Wed and most likely you'll have them on Friday. We've ordered from Cackle back before they stopped shipping to VA and the birds were all healthy upon arrival.
     
  3. michelle1017

    michelle1017 Goat Mama

    Aug 21, 2008
    Missouri
    Thanks! I am looking forward to them!
     
  4. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

    Mar 27, 2008
    NW,Missouri
    I ordered mine from Ideal (in texas)and i live in North West missouri and got them within 24 hours.
    So they shipped on Wednesday and the post office called me thursday morning at 7am to come get them.
     
  5. marymac

    marymac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same story here, only I live in Northeast Ohio. I was a little concerned that they were coming from so far away. All alive and doing great.
     
  6. chicksgalore

    chicksgalore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are due to hatch on Weds. as well and ship from Ideal. They say if you're outside of TX, it could be 2 days and being in PA, I'm thinking it probably will be 2 days. Anyone with experience with this? I will not be home Thursday so although I would rather get them "home" sooner, I'm kinda hoping it will be 2 days. I do have someone lined up to get them just in case they arrive on Thursday.
     

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