Expensive Breeds?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by equinelyn, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. equinelyn

    equinelyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was thinking of getting some other breeds next year like:
    Lavender orpington
    French Black Copper Marans
    silver sussex

    I was told that some babies can go for $60 a piece I think on the lavender ones, can't quite remember? Is this true?
     
  2. ChickyChickyBaby

    ChickyChickyBaby Barefoot Bantams

    Quote:I usually do eggs instead of birds, but FBCM....I have seen 4-5 month old roosters go for as little as $15 each. Hens for $15-$20
    I think it depends on the breeder & bloodlines & the area you are in.

    We have some fantastic breeders of those birds you listed here on BYC. Shipping is most expensive, so you may want to contact some when you are ready to buy and see if they are close enough to pick up......

    This thread that lists each breed may be a good starting point to find breeders. Just scroll down to find the breed listing Breed Threads
     
  3. blaundee

    blaundee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your best bet is to find the closest breeder to you and start there [​IMG]
     
  4. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    I usually do eggs instead of birds, but FBCM....I have seen 4-5 month old roosters go for as little as $15 each. Hens for $15-$20
    I think it depends on the breeder & bloodlines & the area you are in.

    Another factor is how gullible you are.​
     
  5. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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