USPS Packaging Instruction 10D

Adult Bird Boxes

Disease-free adult birds may be mailed domestically when shipped under all applicable governmental laws and regulations, including the Lacey Act, the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Animal Welfare Act, regulations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and any state, municipal, or local ordinances. Each container must meet container specifications. See 521, 522, and 526.4.

Proper Shipping Name

Not applicable.

ID Number

Not applicable.


Required Packaging

Containers must be designed with consideration of the birds’ comfort, awareness, health, and welfare, including possible temperature fluctuations that may occur during transport. In addition, the container must:


Each container must be marked with the following information: