How much are peachicks worth?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by judyc, May 10, 2009.

  1. judyc

    judyc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Theres someone near me that has peafowl eggs for sale. They want $8 an egg.

    Now, I don't want to KEEP them, but would like to hatch them if I won't lose money on it.
     
  2. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you can pick them up for $8 an egg and avoid having them shipped you need to be all over them. I would give $8 an egg in a heartbeat if I could pick them up locally.
     
  3. judyc

    judyc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But...will I be able to sell the peachicks readily?

    I don't want to raise them....
     
  4. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could if you lived near me. [​IMG]
     
  5. judyc

    judyc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL! Well, I live near Crawfordsville, IN.

    I emailed about them. We'll see what happens.
     
  6. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Peachicks around here go typically anywhere from $25 - $40 a chick as IBlues, Other colors go higher.
     
  7. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    If the eggs are not mixed $8 per egg is a good deal, around here India Blue eggs go $10 ea. Pea chicks start at $25 for week olds and go up from there.

    Steve in NC
     
  8. judyc

    judyc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I pick the eggs up tomorrow. They are blues and pieds.

    I'm blaming it all on you guys![​IMG]
     
  9. JewellFarm

    JewellFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could always sell the eggs for a small profit if you don't want to deal with the peachicks. I wish I could come across that near me.
     
  10. badnfluinz

    badnfluinz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would buy them. I cant even find eggs around here ,let alone the chicks. I did buy an older pair last week BUT the female escaped when my 12 yr old son didnt close the door behind him fast enough. I feel bad I yelled at him. It wasnt his fault. I just was mad that $40 flew away the day I got them home. She hasnt been seen since.[​IMG]
     

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