Does egg color determine prices?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by nocody1, Oct 15, 2013.

  1. nocody1

    nocody1 New Egg

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    Hi, My husband and I were wondering how the prices of eggs was determined? Does any one know? Such as, why do brown eggs cost more the white eggs? If brown eggs cost more than white eggs, what about the green and blue eggs. Organic? If your eggs are organic why does the color matter? If a dozen is four dollar a dozen, does that make 18 eggs six dollars? Thanks for the help.

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  2. HS Pye

    HS Pye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well it depends on where you live. If you live in the heavy metro area then some can charge as much as $14 a dozen for farm fresh eggs. Others can only charge $2 if they live in like a more rural area. We charge $3-4 since we live in the suburbs. The color doesn't matter to our buyers. They like it but they mainly want straight from the farm organic. I'd say 18 eggs for $6 is a fair price.

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  3. nocody1

    nocody1 New Egg

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    Thanks for the help. That is how I think, fresh is fresh!
     
  4. johnmclaren

    johnmclaren Out Of The Brooder

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    I am agree with HS Pye. It depends on the area you lived in.
     

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