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DeWayne Edgin

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« on: March 04, 2015, 05:31:25 PM »
I was looking through some old posts on shipping boxes. Does anyone know of any newer sites that sells shipping boxes? I have been using boxes for birds but they are peigon boxes and starting to get a little pricey. I am looking for chick boxes mostly that are fairly cheap.

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Re: chick boxes
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2015, 05:42:00 PM »
I don't know how their prices compare, but I found this site:

http://www.boxesforbirds.com/store/proddetail.php?prod=A05X02

Hope this helps, DeWayne!
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Re: chick boxes
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2015, 05:44:03 PM »
Here is information of where I bought boxes a while back. You can try there, too:

Barnes Paper Company.  Their head quarters is in Birmingham, AL. but the chick boxes are shipped out of Springdale, Arkansas. Their number is:  479-756-3350.
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DeWayne Edgin

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Re: chick boxes
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2015, 05:49:15 PM »
Thanks Sharron and Susan.

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Re: chick boxes
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2015, 07:12:07 PM »
Here is information of where I bought boxes a while back. You can try there, too:

Barnes Paper Company.  Their head quarters is in Birmingham, AL. but the chick boxes are shipped out of Springdale, Arkansas. Their number is:  479-756-3350.

This is where I get mine as well. I ordered 50 (25 chick size) boxes with lids for $100 shipping included.
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Re: chick boxes
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2015, 07:19:52 PM »
Now thats great!! Thanks a million Max!  ;)   I will be getting 50!

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Re: chick boxes
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2015, 11:54:26 PM »
Don't know anything about them, but saw this today.. https://www.facebook.com/flocklockboxes

DeWayne Edgin

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Re: chick boxes
« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2015, 05:23:44 AM »
Thanks Stan. I didn`t see prices but i asked on his page.  :)

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Re: chick boxes
« Reply #8 on: March 05, 2015, 11:02:38 AM »
When you get your boxes, send the first one to me, full of silver and buff chicks! Ha.... ;D

DeWayne Edgin

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« Reply #9 on: March 05, 2015, 12:15:40 PM »
I checked that facebook site Stan and it would cost me 212 bucks for 50 boxes! I think i will stick with Max on this one.

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Re: chick boxes
« Reply #10 on: March 05, 2015, 02:50:22 PM »
Well that was quick and easy! In less than five minuetes i was done with my phone call! Thanks again Sharron and Max!  Stan i brought 2 of my older Silver hens on March 1st. I hope they start laying again soon because in three weeks, they should be ready to go with my rooster.

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Re: chick boxes
« Reply #11 on: March 07, 2015, 12:01:16 PM »
Anytime, DeWayne...but actually the credit (at my end) goes to Paul because he was the one who shared that information with me a couple of years ago.
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Re: chick boxes
« Reply #12 on: March 07, 2015, 01:57:39 PM »
I think I've read where some folks use the chick boxes to ship eggs.  The thought was that these boxes might get handled a little more carefully than a plain box.  Anyone tried this tactic with good luck?

I might try some during hatching season to see.  Anyone in the NC\SC area want to split an order of boxes for 25 chick size?
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Re: chick boxes
« Reply #13 on: March 07, 2015, 10:27:16 PM »
That's an interesting thought Don...
I bought 17 chick boxes off a silkie breeder who was moving. I'd be happy to get some to you when I pick up my trio from you.
Knowing my post office they'd probably tell me it was illegal or something crazy like that. Maybe you can be the guinea pig... ;)

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« Reply #14 on: March 08, 2015, 07:44:44 AM »
My wife told me that i didn`t need 50 boxes so i had to think fast  :) I told her i could store them and i wouldn`t need to buy anymore for years! Boy am i glad that she bought that excuse!   ;D
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