Many customers want to know, how are baby chicks and ducklings shipped?

The answer: Chicks purchased from Californiahatchery.com will ship through the US postal system using either express or priority delivery, depending on the quantity of chicks in your order. All chicks will ship the day they hatch. Typically, your chicks will arrive within 2-3 days after they ship. We include instructions for the post office to call the customer as soon as their order arrives at their local post office. We advise our customers to contact their local post office and let them know they are expecting a delivery of live poultry, which will help to facilitate our safe arrival guarantee.



Day old chicksWhile some hatcheries may include extra "heating chicks" in your order, we will never include free extra males like other hatcheries to keep chicks warm during shipping. We will not send you any chicks you don't want or need. We can safely send our customers as few as 3 chicks by ensuring extra nesting material, including a heat pack when needed and shipping small orders Express Mail to ensure they arrive healthy and safe.











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