Fair trade?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by KWAK, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. KWAK

    KWAK Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2009
    Michigan
    I am thinking about trading 3 Muscovy ducks 2 pekin, a blue Swedish and 3 mutt pigeons for 8 pure breed pigeons (3 rollers 1 mookie, and 4 homers)

    Do you think its a fare trade? I got the ducks for free and will be getting more soon.
     
  2. Lofty Dreams

    Lofty Dreams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It depends on the quality and how many of each gender for breed are you geting.
     
  3. KWAK

    KWAK Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2009
    Michigan
    3 white female rollers, one black male mookie, and 2 male 2 female homers.
     
  4. Lofty Dreams

    Lofty Dreams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unless you plan on tracking down male rollers and a female mookie I wouldn't go for it.
     
  5. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    depends on what you want them for.
     
  6. gunnarwordon

    gunnarwordon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    get pictures of these pigi, I must inspect. Those ducks are quite a bit to trade for some dainty pigeons. If they are great show quality pigeons, I would go for it. Are the pigeons sexed yet?
     
  7. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    is it a fair trade?.. all depends on how badly you want them (and how badly you want to get rid of the other birds)
     
  8. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To me it wouldn't be a fair trade. The only birds you can work with are the homers, unless you have mates for the other two breeds.
     
  9. laughingdog

    laughingdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you should at least get another mookie and roller, but then unless all hens, or pairs, and you really want the trade, you should be getting at least double to triple for what youd generally get for the ducks. course id prefer to fly more pigeons, that can train and work with easier, and only a half dozen ducks in my pond/yard, but thats just me. females are always worth more than males, one reason you can always find males and cheap to free, especially on pigeon forums. though i like my males and some honk like muppets or geese, and sometimes the baclors get into what appears to be a coriographed synced up some and dance number, when a hen flies or walks by the bachler pens (and i always think of old musical high school shows, or the conheads song.. sometimes i feel i want to eh eh get away. lalalalalala). lol
     

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