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To ensure that your order arrives as fresh as possible, please select your state above.

Shipping Live Insects

 


 

Warm Weather Shipping

Armstrong's Cricket Farm ships live insects Monday - Thursday.

This allows us to keep our live delivery guarantee! If we boxed them up and shipped them out on Friday, they would sit in a warehouse all weekend and may not arrive live. Please make sure someone signs for delivery. If no one is present to sign for the insects, we cannot honor our live delivery guarantee.

Order cutoff time is Noon CST.

Second day orders placed by noon CST ships Monday - Wednesday. Overnight orders placed by noon CST ships Monday - Thursday

Orders placed after the cutoff time are held and shipped on Mondays.

Saturday delivery fee is $30 and must be arranged with the farm. Please call our office to request this service.

Second-Day Shipping - $7.95 shipped Monday through Wednesday. Note all times are Central Standard Time.

Overnight Shipping - $17.95 shipped Monday through Thursday. Note all times are Central Standard Time.

Crickets:

Crickets can endure heat but are sensitive to colder temperatures and must be shipped with heat packs during winter months. Winter packing maps are shown during colder months and must be adhered to or live guaranteed will be voided. Crickets are hearty creatures; however, when left in excessively hot temperatures for a length time, it increases the possibility of death during shipment.

 

Worms:

Most worms can endure the cold but are sensitive to warmer temperatures.  All worms are required to be shipped Next Day Air with cool packs during summer months. No live delivery guarantee on worms June through September.

Call us at 1-800-345-8778 for information and fees.

Our customer service department is open: 

Mon - Thur 7:15 AM till 4:15 PM CST

Friday 7:15 AM till 11:45 AM CST  

Additional charges: If you are ordering more than 10 boxes combined of crickets and/or worms, additional shipping charges will apply. You will be contacted to collect the additional charges before your order is processed.