Shipping

FAQ: Chicks & Shipping

A Frequently Asked Question: "I'm concerned for the welfare of my chicks in shipping, will they be okay?" We are also concerned for the well-being of our chicks, not only for their sake but for yours as well. ...

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How old are chicks exactly, when they are shipped?

That is a great question. We hatch and ship our chicks on the same day. So by time they arrive they are about 1-3 days old.

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Arrival

Receiving your chicks can be very exciting, so it's understandable to have questions or wonder if you are doing everything possible to insure they settle nicely into their new home. We want to be available to y...

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Can chicks be delivered to my door?

Our day old fowl are shipped through the US Postal Service. Their typical procedure, in delivery of day old chicks, would be to deliver them to your local Post Office who would then in turn, give you a call* fo...

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How are baby poultry shipped?

We ship them out through the US Postal system. Depending on the size of your order your chicks will either be sent Express or Priority. Please, keep in mind USPS is our only outlet for shipping poultry. They d...

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Tracking Number

Once your order is ready to ship we will assign a tracking number. For chicks the tracking number will be through the US Postal Service as they are the only carrier to offer live animal delivery. We send an ema...

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Do you ship to Hawaii?

We do! When placing a chick order you would need to place your order 3 weeks prior to the desired hatch date. This gives us time to obtain a permit. Important things to know An actual street address is requir...

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Can you ship small items in the chick box?

We can include sealed Vital Pack or GroGel under the bedding or box flap of your chick's shipping box. However, we do not include other items for the safety of your chicks.

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Do you ship outside of the US?

No, Federal and custom regulations make it too difficult to ship live birds out of the country. Also, the amount of time involved in shipping makes it prohibitive.

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Do you ship to Puerto Rico?

While we do ship nationwide, we no longer ship chicks to Puerto Rico, however, we are able to still ship supplies. We apologize for any inconvenience this would cause and thank you for your interest.

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