18 week old red sex links

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by Kenneth Flippen, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. Kenneth Flippen

    Kenneth Flippen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Who or what hatchery is raising them in WV? A friend of mine went and picked some up last night here in NC and he had the understanding the guy drove to WV to get them he picked up 1500 and will be getting more in 2 weeks just wondering where it was at they are 5.95 each here in nc
     
  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    I'd be a little cautious. Frankly, 5.95 for RSLs at POL is awfully cheap. Something doesn't sound right with this. Chicks cost $2.50 and it cost a whole lot to feed out RSLs to 18 weeks. Best price I've seen is $9. Interesting to see how this unfolds.
     
  3. Neil Grassbaugh

    Neil Grassbaugh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The price in large lots is much less.

    Around here they usually sell for less than $4 each delivered to the farm. Even less if you buy more than 25,000.

    Backyarders do not have any idea what a premium they pay in the small scale part of the game. That is why backyard production is not economical.
     
  4. tjebarr

    tjebarr Out Of The Brooder

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  5. cpwhip

    cpwhip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got 8 female Red Sexlinks 2 weeks ago from an ad on Craigslist in Martinsburg WV but the guy lives in Hagerstown Md
    which is even closer to me, I paid 3.00 ea if you get more the price go's down. "Wally's poultry palace" he's a very nice older guy
    that has been raising chickens all his life.
     
  6. ghulst

    ghulst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fred's Hens :

    I'd be a little cautious. Frankly, 5.95 for RSLs at POL is awfully cheap. Something doesn't sound right with this. Chicks cost $2.50 and it cost a whole lot to feed out RSLs to 18 weeks. Best price I've seen is $9. Interesting to see how this unfolds.

    ISA brown pullets take 15 lbs. of feed to be raised to laying age. chicks are $1.60 each at townline.​
     

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