Good price for quail meat?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Icravepoultry, Jan 6, 2016.

  1. Icravepoultry

    Icravepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi
    I'm new to quails and while skimming the internet found $6 per oz of quail meat.
    I then looked more closely and realized it was 5, 6 oz birds not one.
    So does anyone have a reasonable price they sell their quail for. I'm open to all answers. Thanks
     
  2. Twoandhelp

    Twoandhelp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    People in my area sell them at $4 per live bird when selling for meat. I've been wondering this too.
     
  3. Icravepoultry

    Icravepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Interesting.
    I have a paper that I calculated the profits per quail after food and butcher charge are paid. Maybe live quails sell faster though
     
  4. Twoandhelp

    Twoandhelp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What numbers did you come up with? I have been meaning to do the same because I want to sell eggs. A bag of feed cost me $25 for 50 pounds and it takes them a while to go through it but I don't know exactly how much.
     
  5. Twoandhelp

    Twoandhelp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just found a website that sells 2 lbs breast meat for $60. So that's just under $2 an oz
     
  6. Icravepoultry

    Icravepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. I was thinking about $2
     
  7. Icravepoultry

    Icravepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It costs me $13 per 50lbs
     
  8. Icravepoultry

    Icravepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it 1lb of feed per 10 weeks
     

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