I have 7 3-year old pilgrim geese. 2 males, and 5 females. Last year they layed quite a few fertile eggs, though I didn't have much luck hatching them (my fault, not the geese's). I had quite a waiting list for the goslings at $10 each.
So, skip to this evening: I was looking through CL, and saw someone looking for (adult) pilgrim geese. I called them and told them that I didn't have any adults available, but that I would have fertile eggs, and probably goslings later this spring. While she was interested in the fertile eggs, she was more interested in my adults, and offered me $50 for a breeder pair.
Now my question: does that seem a little low, or is it only me? She seemed very knowlegeable about raising geese (birds in general actually), and we had a very nice and pleasant conversation about hatching, and she gave me some pointers on hatching goose eggs so that I'd have better luck this year. She'd be driving 3 hours to pick up these birds, so obviously she realy wants them.
I'm not expecting to get rich off of raising my birds, but I'd like to have them at least help pay for their own food, or else become food for me and my family.
I did offer to sell them to her after this year's breeding season, but she said she wanted them this spring.
So, does $50 seem reasonable, or does it seem low?
Edited by Senna95 - 2/12/12 at 7:04pm