Help...need advice!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mamabird, Oct 12, 2007.

  1. mamabird

    mamabird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have barred rock and white rock hens that are 1-1/2 yrs. old, and are currently laying. I have a friend who is wanting to purchase some of my older hens, but I don't know what a fair asking price is...any suggestions?
     
  2. pipermark

    pipermark Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2007
    Arkansas
    Depends where you are, production or show stock. I will guess production or Industrial stock,
    5-10.00
     
  3. peepkeeper

    peepkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Around here (upstate NY) a laying hen is worth about 4-7 dollars.
     
  4. bantymum

    bantymum Chillin' With My Peeps

    I wish I could help you but your prices are very different to ours.
    wow, you guys should come and live here.
    We get $15. for a point of lay pullet.
    $40- $100 for show quality silkies and heck knows what the other fancies get!!
    My mallard ducks get $40 each too.
     
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  5. sunnychooks

    sunnychooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just sold 5 White Rocks that were about the same age for $5 each.
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    It really does vary with your market. I sell point of lay pullets for $10, but the feedstore sells them for $20 each.
     
  7. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    Well, heck, I paid $7 each for my 11 wk old pullets. We got 13 and did not even get a break, but that was okay because they were healthy organically grown pullets. I guess [​IMG]
     
  8. tomdeggeater

    tomdeggeater Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One word - Barter
     
  9. mamabird

    mamabird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!!!! Ended up getting $20 for 4 laying hens and 2 roos. Not great, but better than having to "thin" the older production hens.[​IMG]
     
  10. lfoose

    lfoose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I paid $2.00 for my White Rock.
     

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