I am with you there! When figuring out costs, you might as well include everything because as we all know, nothing in life worth having is ever truly free.
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i agree 100% - if no one is willing to buy healthy great eggs here , as you say .. they are welcome to go to the store and buy 'cheaper-less quality' eggs... and i might add - those come from chics that are caged 100% of the time all of their life ( awfull -terrible!! ) i saw a show on history Chanel called Modern marvels and there i saw how the keeps the poor chics.. they never see daylight !!
I don't eat breakfast at restaurants any more....
TO ALL OF YOU ON THIS THREAD: ENJOY!
Yes, it's amazing how much fun they have foraging and running. I LOVE watching them. I really hate the factory farm conditions.
I will have to go to the list and see what they included in their cost. How do you add your coop to the list? I only charge 2.00 dollars a dozen for my eggs.
I mostly give them to family, and sell enough to pay for a bag of feed for a month. And if they bring me their old eggs cartons I will sell them for 1.50 a dozen. I have never had to buy cartons. Lately egg production has dropped off, my girls are molting. I have had people hounding me for eggs. After looking at the prices of eggs, I understand why! In the grocery, fresh brown eggs are 3.99 a dozen. And we all know they are not fresh! They are blaming the bird flu on the increase, but I think we have a lot more chicken people out there and they just are not selling like they use to.
Anyone who has chickens have their own entertainment network! They are funny to watch their antics...they are always doing something. I can't imagine how life is for battery hens - too sad to even think about actually....