Finding Buyers?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by team_realtree, Jan 25, 2010.

  1. team_realtree

    team_realtree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know a lot of people on here sell there eggs and I was just wondering how you found buyers? I am not in a very rural area just on the outskirts of a decent sized city.
     
  2. chaneg78

    chaneg78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A lot of people list them on Craigslist. Others are able to sell all they have to there co-workers
     
  3. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    I live in a rural area just outside a city. We produce eggs for our organic co-op. 1200-1300 dozen a week. I can't send any eggs larger than jumbo to the egg processing plant, so we sell the super jumbos on the side. Right now we are getting 60-70 dozen a week of super jumbos and are still managing to sell them all. I put a sign in the front yard and have sold a lot to the neighbors and people passing by. I have developed a base of regular customers that way. A few of my relatives will stop by for 8 or 10 dozen at a time and sell to their co-workers. If I really have a glut of eggs I take them to the tavern and sell them, or sell them to the owner of the Asian market. If we still have eggs then my wife will just stop by random businesses (the bank, business offices, Mac Tools, wherever...) and ask people if they want any eggs. In December we sold close to 300 dozen that way. If all else fails we give any extras to the local food pantry.
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Word of mouth.
     
  5. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    buy a golden feather membership and sell them here in the auctions. You can run ten auctions a month or something like that with a GFM.
     

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