Delivery Information

Order Processing and Dispatch Times:

  • Orders comprising livefood only will always be dispatched same day if received before 1pm.
  • Orders comprising livefood along with other products will be dispatched same day where stock levels permit or within 2-3 working days if stock needs to be ordered.
  • Standard dispatch times on all other goods tend to be 1-2 working days however we will always endeavour to get your goods to you as quick as possible. If the estimated dispatch time exceeds 3 days due to matters beyond our control, we will notify you of this.
  • At times we may have certain items sent direct from our suppliers to decrease shipping delays.
  • We may alter shipping method to suit your order to get it to you as quickly and safely as possible.

Royal Mail (Large Letter) *There are long delays at present due to Coronavirus disruption*

  • For eligible goods that will fit into a large letter this shipping option will automatically become enabled, the cost of this service starts from £1.90. This is sent on a first class service.
  • Please bear in mind possible delays and disruption to royal mail delivery especially during festive periods.
  • Royal mail will not consider a parcel lost for 14 working days (nearly 3 weeks) so we are unable to send replacements until this timeframe has passed.

Royal Mail (Small Parcel) *There are long delays at present due to Coronavirus disruption*

  • For eligible goods that are between 0.05kg-2kg Royal Mail Small parcel shipping will become automatically enabled. The cost for this service ranges from £3.55 - £9.50 dependent upon weight/size of parcel. This is sent on a first class service.
  • Please bear in mind possible delays and disruption to royal mail delivery especially during festive periods.
  • Royal mail will not consider a parcel lost for 14 working days (nearly 3 weeks) so we are unable to send replacements until this timeframe has passed.

Express Shipping (Mon-Friday): (heavy goods, frozen food and guaranteed next day delivery)

  • Our express parcel shipping is usually fulfilled by TNT/Fedex. The price for this service starts from £9.60 dependent upon weight/size of goods ordered.
  • This is an express service with guaranteed next working day delivery (Mon-Fri)
  • Goods shipped via TNT/Fedex require a signature upon receipt.

Express Shipping (Mon-Friday, before 12 Delivery): (heavy goods, frozen food and guaranteed next day delivery)

  • Our express parcel shipping is usually fulfilled by TNT/Fedex. This service is guaranteed for an AM delivery. The price for this service starts at £15.00.
  • This is an express service with guaranteed next working day delivery before midday (Mon-Fri).
  • Goods shipped via TNT/Fedex require a signature upon receipt.

Saturday Delivery Express Shipping: (heavy goods, frozen food with guaranteed next Saturday delivery)

  • Our Saturday delivery parcel express shipping is usually fulfilled by TNT/Fedex and is on an AM service. The cost of this service starts at £18.00
  • If you would like to receive your goods on a Saturday this option must be selected and we will dispatch goods for guaranteed delivery on the forthcoming Saturday.
  • Last orders for guaranteed Saturday delivery are 11am Thursday.

Free Shipping: (During Promotional periods)

  • Free Shipping will follow the same guidelines as above, Free Shipping covers Mon-Fri deliveries only
  • Orders will be dispatched and shipped following the same timeframes as for Royal Mail or Express parcel Shipping, Shipping method will be determined by the order weight.

Livestock Shipping:

  • For all livestock shipping enquiries please contact the us in store, via email or our face book page.
  • Livestock Shipping is by Walkers Euro Transport (fully insured and Defra registered animal courier) to ship animals anywhere in the UK and to some European destinations.
  • Consignments are collected from us every Wednesday and arrive to you within 24hrs on the next day (Thursday).
  • The charge for this service is £50 per consignment (max 15 animals) anywhere within England and Wales, the cost is £55-£65 for destinations in Scotland and some selected European destinations.
  • Livestock shipping must be booked by Monday 6pm for shipping that week otherwise it will roll over to the next week for shipping.
  • Proof of set up, environmental parameters and appropriate knowledge must be provided prior to us shipping an animal to you. This will be requested by staff at the point of your enquiry about livestock shipping. method will be determined by the order weight.