Re: Help Needed. Shipping a young bird for the first time!!!
Posted by Elke on 2/03/08
OAirline aproved Boxes have to be made out of sturdy
Plywood,with a wire mesh window for ventilation,it has to
have a Perch,soft nesting alot of food and water,the
waterdish has to have a noneslip bottom,the cost with the
carrieris 125.00 for delta or150.00 for continental
n 11/30/07, LP wrote:
> I am shipping a parrotlet from Madison WI to Savannah GA.
> I called Delta Dash and was frustrated with the operator
> who was obviously in India. I could not make out a lot of
> what she said.
> What do I need to do as far as building a box?
> I was going to build a very small one out of
> wood,cardboard and hardware cloth. Or would cardboard be
> suffcient if heavily constructed.
> The buyer was also wondering about insurance. I doubt
> there is insurance...or am I wrong.
> Does Delta Dash operate on other airlines? The operator
> gave me that impression but was unintelligible.
> The cost for a small box would be approx 95 dollars.
> Does anyone include a little hot pack (the kind they make
> for outdoor activities) in their shipping container?
> Thank you in advance!