Does this seem a little high for a chicken?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by americana-chick, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A lady around here wants 7 dollars or more for 1 pullet that is a mutt. i am thinking about buying a few from her but my dad says that the most he will spend for a chicken is 5 dollars...
    Thanks
    ~Bri
     
  2. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    If she is the only one around then i guess $7 is good. Its better than buying a three dollar one and paying $50 Dollars on shipping or Doing a roadtrip. Looka round though! :)
     
  3. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:There are more around here but she is the closest and has a more wide variety.. (the longest one from here is like 30 minutes away so it isnt that bad)
    But do you think 7 dollars is a bit much? and she wants 7 dollars for a male guinea too..
     
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    That doesn't sound unreasonable to me....even for a mutt. Often they are the best layers.
     
  5. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree with you. Fortunately I getting mine for free [​IMG]
     
  6. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    Depends on the age. Around here, a layer or soon to be layer will run $10-15, even a mutt.

    Matt
     
  7. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thanks everyone [​IMG]
    I dont do much selling and buying of chickens.. i always give mine away that i can no longer keep to someone who cares and actually wants the bird and will take good care of them.
     
  8. Randy

    Randy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, that's a fair price if it's close to laying age.
     
  9. 7 bucks for a Guinea is about going price if it is ready to go for free range.

    Males and Females sell for about the same price. The auctions around here are getting 8 to 12 bucks for adult Guineas.
     
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I charge $10 for each point-of-lay pullet I sell, sometimes more if it's a rare breed.
     

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