Egg prices

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by hunterblu123, Nov 11, 2010.

  1. hunterblu123

    hunterblu123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm in the SW Ohio area. What is the going price for free range, antibiotic free chicken eggs?
     
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  2. swimmer

    swimmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't speak for your area, but in UT they are going for about $3.00 a dozen.
     
  3. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check the farm and garden section of CL in your area. Egg prices vary a lot not only from state to state, but urban and rural as well. There are always several listing for eggs in my local CL so I think that would be a good place to get an idea of what they're going for in your area.
     
  4. alicefelldown

    alicefelldown Looking for a broody

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    Quote:http://geo.craigslist.org/iso/us/oh -> (pick area) -> For Sale -> Farm & Garden -> search "eggs"

    (p.s. No commercial egg laying hens are given hormones. Ever. Some egg cartons say that the eggs are hormone free; however, this is true for all eggs in commercial egg production in the United States.)
     
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  5. Bearsfan

    Bearsfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We sell ours for $3 a dozen.

    It seems that some folks are willing to pay more when they know how well the hens are treated.
     
  6. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sell a dozen for three bucks. But there worth alot more.
     
  7. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Quote:Oh yeah...I'd think you'd get more if you find customers in urban/suburban, who have less access to fresh products...
     
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  8. J.Pryce

    J.Pryce Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are selling ours at $3. per dozen after our customers, told us that $2. wasn't enough
     
  9. hunterblu123

    hunterblu123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks that give me an idea of were to start.
     
  10. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Right now I'm getting slightly over 2 dozen eggs a day and I'm paying about $30 every 2 weeks for feed so I figure if I'm selling my eggs for $2 a doz I'm breaking even. Not looking to recover my total investment--that might be impossible--but at least taking in enough to maintain the birds. BTW, I don't sell all 28 doz. eggs over a two week period, we probably use or give our kids half of them.

    BTW, I could probably get more for the eggs but I'd rather people get and used them. If I were to sell at a farmers' market or stand where there were a constant flow of customers I would go for the $3 to $4 price but I rely on people coming to the house as they need them.
     
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