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Fair price for fertile eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by sonew123, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    I have had several people asking me to please set up my breeder pens for my large standard cochins-which I just did today with blue and black standard hens

    Can you please help me come up with a fair price for both buyer and seller for 6 and for 12?

    thank you-I have price in mind but want to get all yoru opinions first-

    Thank you,
     
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  2. greathorse

    greathorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you give us a bit more information on the breeding birds that you have? Maybe I should know but I dont. If the hatched chicks and resulting adults have some show potential it would of course be far differnent than if they were easier to obtain from others breeders or hatcheries. It will make a lot of difference but you of course know that.
     
  3. ultasol

    ultasol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Perhaps by starting in an auction format with a no reserve you could let the 'market' set the price.
     
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  4. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:Of course id love all my birds to have show potential :) some do and are SQ but I dont show. No time at all for that- I guess Ill have to take photos tomorrow and post here and see what everyone thinks?
     
  5. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:good answer:) I ll have to wait until I know they are pure in a few weeks and then post to see what others think:)
     
  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    anyone else?
     
  7. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    Defently depends on quality and what people are willing to pay. For example Faverolles are rare and good ones are hard to find. I look around and see what other people are charging for their birds and then access what I am going to charge for mine. I am now charing $12 for 6+ eggs plus shipping and then $25 for a 12+ plus shipping. I would see what others are charging access the quality of your birds and see what the market will hold.

    Henry
     
  8. sonew123

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    Quote:Thank you-Im taking pictures tonight to post to see what people think...
     

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