We deliver racing pigeons and other livestock throughout the mainland UK every week. UK mainland livestock is picked up every Wednesday and delivered with guaranteed next day service on Thursday (see FAQ below for exceptions). Soon we will also start offering racing pigeon collections from the EU to UK mainland. To book your delivery online, please complete the form below.

Delivery schedules affected by the Coronavirus
Livestock Deliveries and Collections will continue as normal in Mainland UK for as long as the government allow us to operate and we will assess the situation on a daily basis.

Preparing your animals for transport
You must supply your livestock in appropriate containers ready for transport and our drivers will not catch, handle or transfer birds that are loose or in open containers. Walkers European Express Services Ltd and any of its representatives will not be held liable for any animal that escapes when the sender has used inadequate or inappropriate boxes to ship them.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost?
Note: certain hard to reach postcodes may incur addtional pricing.
Deliveries within England, Wales will now be £50.00
Deliveries to Lower Scotland will commence at £55.00
Deliveries to Higher Scotland will commence at £60.00

UK mainland prices are for up to 12 birds per consignment. Any consignments with more than 12 birds will be charged £3.00 extra per bird.

We do not deliver to the following UK Postcodes due to their remote location:

  • ALL KW, ZE AND HS postcodes

Higher Scotland postcodes include AB, DD, HS, IV, KY, PH and ZE.
Certain hard to reach postcodes may incur further price increases or be unavailable.

When will my livestock be collected and delivered?
UK mainland livestock is picked up every Wednesday with guaranteed next day delivery (on Thursday), except for the following scenarios:

  • Deliveries involving postcodes beginning with AB, DD, HS, IV, KW, KY, PA, PH and ZE may take a further 48 hours to arrive.

What time do I need to order by for a delivery this week?
For UK only* addresses Tuesday before 12pm** is the latest time you can order for this week’s pickup on Wednesday. Orders placed from 12pm onwards on Tuesday will be collected during the Wednesday of next week.
*Deliveries from Scotland must be placed before Monday 12pm for collection on Tuesday

I’m a trade user with regular livestock deliveries, do you offer discounts to trade users?
Yes we have trade user accounts, subject to approval – please apply for a trade account here. If your account is approved you will be able to sign in and place bookings. Trade users are not required to pay at the time of booking and will be billed at the end of the month.

Are your vans heated?
No, we have controlled airflow but no heat.