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I was just wondering: what is the most expensive chicken breed?

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post #2 of 19

I'm not completely sure but i would say the Coronation Sussex would be one of the most expensive breeds.

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Hatching eggs for sale : Standard:Frizzle Cochin /Bantam- Cochins:Mottled,Frizzle White/Buff & Mixed Color Pen.
Chicks for Sale : Standard:Fizzle Cochin B/B,Light Sussex/Coro recessive/Bantam Cochin:Mottled B/BL,White,Buff Frizzle Cochins,Frizzle mixed color pen.
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post #3 of 19

I agree, the prices for rare colors of Sussex are Outragous !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Hatching eggs are no longer avaiable from any breeds until further notice due to predator problems and birds being too old .
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post #4 of 19

The one that doesn't lay eggs and that you can't eat:lol:

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Coronation Sussex

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RIP my son, Michael Bonham, Jr. 1972-2013

A son, brother, friend, wrestler, father, Army Airborne Ranger, wrestling coach, and so much more....

A memorial video with some of his (too short) life HERE.

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post #6 of 19

definitely the coronation sussex. i had been watching a few ebay listings for 6 eggs each and each time they listed they ended up selling for over $200 FOR JUST 6 EGGS!!!!

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1 corgi, 1 cat, and about 25 chickens! oh, and 1 husband going 'clucky'!
future project: bantam cuckoo faverolles and bantam ermine faverolles! LF silver laced and ermine faverolles too!
join us at the faverolles thread anytime! http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=268082&p=1
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post #7 of 19

The non -molting onagadori project birds sell pretty high too, $100 for a few eggs is very common
Also, depending if you class them as chickens or not, green and ceylon junglefowl sell at $600 per yearling pair as a starting price many are much higher..


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post #8 of 19

I've seen Chocolate Orps eggs go for a rediculous price on EBAY in the UK auctions.   Some go for near a $100 per egg.  And that is an egg!  Boy that would suck to have a Bator spike when those were in there going.

post #9 of 19

Chickie'sMoma :

definitely the coronation sussex. i had been watching a few ebay listings for 6 eggs each and each time they listed they ended up selling for over $200 FOR JUST 6 EGGS!!!!


WHAT! 200 DOLLARS! Wow! Are people crazy?

post #10 of 19

Impayan- pheasants go for over $500 per bird.
Pretty easy to get to.
If your just talking about chickens I have no idea.

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