Guinea prices....

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Kbagwell1, May 11, 2011.

  1. Kbagwell1

    Kbagwell1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As I mentioned in my other post...we are getting guinea keets on Friday. We are getting them at $3 each. The guy also has laying guineas (they just started laying) for $15 each. I've never bought guineas before...I'm wondering, is $15 cheap for adults???
     
  2. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    $15 for a Hen that is laying eggs is a decent price. Single adult Hens (at least 8 months old) in my area go for around $25, laying or not. You have to think about how much time, energy and feed goes into a Hen to get it to that age... it's always way more than $25 worth on my ranch, lol.
     
  3. Kbagwell1

    Kbagwell1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the input!!! [​IMG]

    Anyone around my area (Georgia) know what they are going for around here???
     
  4. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

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    In MS, they go for 10-12 each... I don't think that is a guarantee of laying though... They would be close though... I fed mine for 3 weeks... I thought they would never lay, until I found a nest with 75 eggs in my fencerow. [​IMG]
     
  5. Kbagwell1

    Kbagwell1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my!!! [​IMG] What in the world did you do with 75 eggs??
     
  6. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

    Jan 5, 2011
    Hickory Flat, MS
    Disposed of them... They were developing and the hen rejected the new nest... So... I couldn't put them in an incubator because all mine were full sadly....
     
  7. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    It depends on the location just like everything else. Here, $15 for a guinea is high, that's an early-spring price on a female of an unusual color. Usually adult guineas (male or female) sell for about $10. Though I can sell day-old keets all season long for $4 each...go figure [​IMG]
     
  8. Anianna

    Anianna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At the swap last weekend, adult guineas were going for $15, though one guy was trying to sell pearls for $40 each.
     
  9. kyle7630

    kyle7630 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think 12 -15 is average. I did get 12 hens once for 90 bucks for a friend. Never able to get a deal for myself like that though.
     
  10. Kbagwell1

    Kbagwell1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure if they are a rare color or not..but both girls are Royal Purple...if that makes a difference!?
     

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